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Lecturer in Exercise and Sports Science (Data and Technology), The University of Newcastle (Australia)

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  • Lecturer in Exercise and Sports Science (Data and Technology), The University of Newcastle (Australia)

    The University of Newcastle stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Our vision is to be a world-leading University for our regions and creating a better future for our regions and the globe. Underpinned by this vision and our values of excellence, equity, engagement and sustainability, the University of Newcastle’s Looking Ahead Strategic Plan 2020-2025 outlines the University’s commitment to delivering an exceptional student experience and serving our communities.

    The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science is currently an accredited undergraduate degree with Exercise and Sport Science Australia and is committed to preparing students for a variety of employment opportunities within the broader discipline. The Lecturer (Data and Technology) is expected to contribute to the innovation and integration of technology and data science in the broader domain of exercise and sport science. It is expected that the role will be able to deliver an engaging program of study through a blended approach using both face to face and online delivery mediums. The position may be required to operate from both the Callaghan and Central Coast campuses of the University of Newcastle.

    In particular the academic in this role will be required to:
    • With appropriate advice from and support from senior academics, develop a curriculum and assessment program that maximises the integration and application of data management and technology throughout the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science.
    • Develop and deliver a range of exercise and sports science undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
    • Embrace new teaching pedagogies and participate in administrative activities with a view to enhancing the quality of the graduate profile.
    • Establish and build an independent research program to attract undergraduate and higher degree students to the discipline.
    • Attract industry-based research support and competitive external grant funding to the University of Newcastle.
    • Work cohesively within a team environment to strengthen current and future research priorities of the discipline.
    • Participate in activities to maintain academic standards and administrative effectiveness within the School of Environmental and Life Sciences and College of Engineering, Science and Environment
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    For additional information on the position contact Associate Professor Ben Dascombe, Head of the Discipline of Exercise and Sports Science on +61 2 4348 4005 or email: