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Tim Carroll
01-18-2006, 04:37 AM
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Clinical Biomechanics
School of Medical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
The University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia

The School of Medical Sciences seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in
Clinical Biomechanics to teach in its undergraduate Health and Exercise Science
program and carry out research in biomechanics. The appointee will be required
to teach biomechanics, clinical movement studies, and related areas.

Essential criteria: PhD or equivalent in exercise science or a related
discipline; capacity for academic leadership in the discipline area; a
significant record of achievement in independent research in the area of
exercise science as evidenced by a record of publications in leading journals;
record of excellent achievement in teaching and supervision at undergraduate
and postgraduate levels; proven ability to attract nationally competitive
research funding; proven record of successful interactions with appropriate
professional organizations and relevant industry authorities; research focus
overlapping with existing research programs in the Health and Exercise Science
Unit; capacity and willingness to undertake administrative roles within the
School; ability and willingness to contribute to the Unit’s Lifestyle Clinic;
an understanding of equity and diversity principles; knowledge of OHS
responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant OHS training.

The salary range for Lecturer is A$65,028-A$76,660 and Senior Lecturer is
A$78,983-A$90,615 per year depending on qualifications and experience.

Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme is a condition of

Enquiries may be directed to Associate Professor Steve Boutcher on telephone
(61 2) 9385 2877; email: s.boutcher@unsw.edu.au.

Applications close 20 February 2006. Please quote Reference number.

Additional Information
Unit. The Health and Sports Science Unit has 6 academic and three
administrative staff. The Unit coordinates a Health and Exercise Science
undergraduate four-year degree that has approximately 60 students per year. The
degree has significant science, medical science, and exercise science
components as well as well developed practical courses and practicums. More
details of the degree and Unit can be obtained on this website:
http:/sportscience.med.unsw.edu.au. The Unit has recently opened its own
Lifestyle Clinic which is operated by staff and students. The research foci of
the Unit fit under the general area of the effect of physical activity on
health. Specific areas include: 1) exercise and hypertension, 2) exercise and
fat loss, and 3) exercise and motor control. The Unit has ongoing research
collaborations with the Garvan Institute and the Prince of Wales Research
Institute. More details of the Unit, School, and Faculty can be obtained on
this website: http:/medicalsciences.med.unsw.edu.au.

School. Health and Sports Science is part of the School of Medical Sciences.
Other departments and units in the School are Anatomy, Physiology,
Pharmacology, Pathology, Sports Medicine, and Drug Education. The School of
Medical Sciences consists of approximately 300 academic, general and research
staff delivering courses and programs to more than 1500 undergraduate, honours
and PhD students. In addition to its research and on-campus teaching activities
the School also offers distance education programs in Biopharmaceuticals,
Sports Medicine, and Drug Development

Faculty. The Medical Faculty is one of Australia’s great medical schools. The
Medical School has grown during its 45 year history to be a leading centre of
education in medical and health-related disciplines and a major force in
Australian and international biomedical and health research.

University of New South Wales. UNSW is one of Australia’s major universities.
It has nearly 40,000 students located mainly at its Kensington campus in
Sydney. UNSW is recognized throughout the world as an important centre of
learning. It has a reputation for excellence in research and teaching which is
reflected in the demand for entry to its courses from high achieving students,
the quality of its staff, and the relevance of its graduates to the community
in which they work.

Location. UNSW is located about 4 km south of the opera house and 2 km from
surfing beaches.

Sydney. Sydney is a dynamic city that has excellent restaurants, theatres, and
sporting venues. It has a temperate climate with little rain and no frost. It
has an international airport within the city.

Timothy J Carroll PhD

Health and Sports Science
School of Medical Sciences
LG02M Wallace Wurth Building
The University of New South Wales Sydney 2052 Australia
Tel: +61 2 9385 8709
Fax: +61 2 9385 1059

0431 520 339