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    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:

    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:/ 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:/

    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