Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Exercise and Sport Science

Location
Adelaide, Australia
Posted
23 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2017
Ref
HSC_0929_A_E
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About the job

The Division of Health Sciences consists of three schools and two research institutes: the School of Health Sciences, the School of Nursing and Midwifery, the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, and the Centre for Cancer Biology and the Sansom Institute for Health Research.

In this position, you will be responsible for contributing to the teaching, scholarship, research and professional activities of the School. You will develop, coordinate and deliver courses while maintaining the quality of the courses by working collaboratively and reciprocally with other staff in other schools and partner organisations. You will also get an opportunity to contribute to research and scholarly activity which results in publications research funding to enhance the research profile of the School.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role, you will have a PhD in Exercise Science or equivalent discipline with professional membership with a relevant association. You will also have proficiency in planning formulation and execution of high quality research in the required area.

Additionally, to be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated capacity and commitment to high quality, flexible teaching and learning outcomes, in both traditional and contemporary modes of delivery. It will be desirable if you have well-developed interpersonal skills combined with cultural sensitivity and an international perspective. 

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit https://workingatunisa.nga.net.au/. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. 

For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Amruta Das, Recruitment Consultant at Recruitment Central on +618 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 9:00 am Monday 11 December 2017

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent condition of appointment that the successful candidate obtains and maintains (at their own expense) a South Australian Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Criminal History Assessment determining them fit to work with children. Further information regarding a DCSI Child-Related Employment screening assessment can be found via the DCSI website.

Important Information:

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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