Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Exercise as Preventive Medicine/Exercise Rehabilitation

Wollongong, Australia
25 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Permanent/Continuing, full-time appointment 

The Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health (SMAH) is committed to quality outcomes delivered via a sustainable model where development and innovation are key elements. The SMAH Faculty is one of five at UOW, and incorporates the Schools of Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Earth and Environmental Science, Nursing, and the School of Medicine.

The School of Medicine is composed of four disciplines:

  1. Medical and Exercise Science,
  2. Nutrition and Dietetics,
  3. Graduate Medicine and
  4. Indigenous Studies. This structure provides opportunities for cross-disciplinary research and teaching.

The Discipline of Medical Health and Exercise at the University of Wollongong (UOW) is committed to an alignment with the UOW Health and Well-being Strategy and the School of Medicine Research Strategy in the areas of ‘Exercise as Medicine’ and ‘Functionality and Physical Health’. To further strengthen this alignment, we are seeking a dynamic, highly motivated person who can conduct independent, high impact research and quality teaching in the areas of Exercise as Preventive Medicine and/or Rehabilitation through Exercise.

This position will be expected to assist in the development and management of an exercise and rehabilitation clinic for healthy and clinical populations and oversee student placements as part of our accredited Exercise Science and Exercise Science and Rehabilitation undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs.

This position will be required to supervise Honours and Higher Degree Research (Masters and PhD) students and contribute to School and Faculty level governance and administration.

It is expected to deliver teaching in one or more of the following areas:

Clinical Exercise Physiology, Clinical Practicum, Exercise Prescription, Cardiorespiratory Physiology, Strength and Conditioning or other teaching responsibilities as required. The role will include the coordination and management of healthy and clinical student placements at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The title of Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP, Exercise and Sports Science Australia), or the ability to obtain equivalency in a timely manner, is essential. Contribution to future professional masters courses in the allied health sciences may also be expected.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.

For further information about this position, please contact Associate Professor Paul Stapley on + 61 2 4239 2514.

The University of Wollongong is committed to workplace equity, diversity and inclusion. We value and acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. We embrace diversity a key component of attracting and retaining talent at UOW.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Permanent/Continuing
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 25/04/2018, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level C/D: $119,275 - $154,688 + 17% superannuation
Reference Number: 180037
HR Contact: Silvana Duleski
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