Assistant Professor B in Biomechanics

Gold Coast, Australia
01 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

About the position

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine invites applications from qualified academics interested in joining our team commencing January 2018.

Bond University is home to a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science, Masters of Sports Science (Coursework), and research higher degrees through a Masters of Science (Research) and PhD programs. The programs have strong formal and informal links with the AIS, QAS, Australian Rugby, Gold Coast Suns AFL and a number of state and national sporting organisations. Importantly, these programs are strongly linked in both teaching and research with Bond Sport (Rugby and AFL - Men and Women), Swimming, Netball and Triathlon as well as the Bond Institute of Health and Sport High Performance Training Centre. This world-class training facility includes 8 lifting platforms, 25m heated swimming pool, hot-cold plunge pools, spa, walk-through recovery pool, large altitude chamber, sauna and steam room.

Initially the appointment will be for a fixed-term of one year, with the possibility of an extension subject to curriculum renewal within both the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science and Masters of Sports Science (Coursework) programs.

About the person:

We are looking for passionate, energetic, postgraduate-qualified, industry-experienced and committed educators and researchers to work within our academic program that is ranked number 1 in Australia for overall student satisfaction.  

The successful applicant will possess a PhD and significant industry experience in a relevant field or discipline. Exceptions to degree requirements may be made for individuals with extraordinary professional competence, and industry or clinical skills experience.

Initiative, motivation and enthusiasm for supporting and advancing both learning and teaching and research is essential as is demonstrated experience in coordinating and delivering teaching to undergraduate and postgraduate students and the development of higher education teaching materials

Salary details:

Bond University offers a vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to): competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site.

Salary will be negotiated commensurate with skills and experience and be fully competitive in the Australian market. Salary packaging options are available for eligible employees.

Further information:

Position related enquiries can be directed to Professor Peter Reaburn, Head of Program, Exercise and Sports Science on +61 7 5595 5219 or

Application and submission details:​

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description and selection criteria documents available below.

Generic Position Description

Assistant Professor B

Selection Criteria

Assistant Professor B - Biomechanics

Applications should include the following supporting documents:

  • A cover letter including the position title, where you saw this role being advertised and the position reference number;
  • A curriculum vitae which includes the names and contact details of three referees; and
  • A statement addressing each of the selection criteria.

Completed applications should be sent to:

Peta Dawson/Kayleigh Corlett

Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Employment Contract (BEC)

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer.