Lecturer in Exercise and Sport Science

Bundoora, Australia
07 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Bundoora Campus
  • 2 x Full-Time, Continuing Position
  • $92,815 - $110,220 p.a. + 17% Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences comprises three Academic Clusters (Allied Health, Applied Health, and Biomedical Sciences)

In the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject, RMIT is 16th in the world (highest ranked in Australia) in Art and Design, and 36th in the world (fourth highest in Australia) in Architecture and the Built Environment. We are also among the world's top 100 universities in Engineering (Civil and Structural; Electrical and Electronic; and Mechanical, Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing); Accounting and Finance; and Business and Management Studies).

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role

The Lecturer will make a significant contribution to the delivery of the undergraduate Exercise and Sport Science program and will be actively involved in research, consulting and other professional activities.

Your Responsibilities

The Lecturer will develop, engage in and lead high quality research projects that are aligned with the University's research focus areas, will attract research funding and produce high quality outputs. The Lecturer will have an important research leadership role in embedding their research expertise into the life of the Discipline and School and will be required to develop high-quality, productivity-driven networks across RMIT and with local, national and global, internal and external partners.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have demonstrated experience with the preparation and delivery of high quality teaching programs, along with the ability to teach into one or more of the courses listed above that would include: Motor Skill Learning and Motor Control and/or (ii) Injury Prevention and Exercise Rehabilitation. An emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing Discipline and School research areas evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links will be essential to your success in the role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Prof. Stephen Bird on +61 3 9925 7257 or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 558618.

Applications close on Sunday 5th November 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.