The University of South Australia is currently recruiting for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Science, with teaching and research experience in the areas of Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics. UniSA is currently ranked in the global top 50 (#35) for Sport Science (Global ARWU Ranking 2022).

About the Role

Reporting directly to the Professorial Lead, this position will make an outstanding contribution to the Academic Unit’s teaching of undergraduate, honours and postgraduate programs, with a primary focus on the Human Movement, and Exercise and Sport Science disciplines. The role will also make innovative contributions to the advancement of teaching and enhance the research profile of the Academic Unit through the development of a program of collaborative research supported by competitive research grant funding. The Academic Unit is home to the Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition & Activity (ARENA), UniSA's flagship Research Centre for Sport Science research (
  • Based in UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance at the City East campus, Adelaide, South Australia
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Commencement Salary: $104,838 (Level B)/$127,680 (Level C) per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • The level of appointment will be dependent on the experience, skills and qualifications of the successful applicant
About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

Essential Skills and Experience
  • A PhD qualification in a relevant research field with professional registration, or eligibility for registration, with a relevant association (e.g. Exercise and Sports Science Australia)
  • Demonstrated experience and a commitment to high quality, flexible teaching and learning outcomes
Level B
  • Solid experience in the administration of university academic courses and an established early research record or a developing research track record
  • Demonstrated capacity to contribute to, and build upon, the established research and scholarship strengths of the Academic Unit and a commitment to continual professional and personal development
Level C
  • National and/or international record of achievement in a relevant research field
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of academic leadership to develop a culture of teaching and learning excellence
  • The proven ability to enhance the research profile of the Academic Unit through collaborative research and to publish research findings and experience in the supervision of honours and postgraduate students

Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:
  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees
  • Staff study support

As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA .

The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Georgie Hart, Senior Consultant: Recruitment Central . For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 4419 .

Applications close: 11.30pm Monday 10 October 2022.

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.