Sessional Lecturers in Exercise Science & Exercise Physiology

Summary: Expressions of interest sought for Sessional Lecturer positions in Exercise Science offering exciting opportunities based at the Bendigo Campus in Victoria.

  • Sessional roles in Exercise Science and Exercise Physiology
  • Located at Bendigo Campus
  • Highest Australian ranking for research in Human Movement and Sports Science

About La Trobe
La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.
La Trobe University received a ranking of 5 (well above world standard) under the Human Movement and Sports Science code in the 2010, 2012 and 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia. Building on this success and impressive allied health facilities at Bendigo, research and teaching capacity is expanding in Exercise Science and Clinical Exercise Physiology.
About the position
Opportunities exist for enthusiastic Exercise Scientists with specialisms in one or more of the following: biomechanics, exercise physiology, exercise prescription, and exercise psychology who are excited by the possibility of working in an interdisciplinary allied health environment. You will deliver subject specific curriculum using teaching methods that engage and inspire students. You will also contribute to the administration and coordination of subjects at our Bendigo campus on our fully Exercise and Sports Scienec Australia accredited degrees in exercise science and exercise physiology. The role will also provide you with the opportunity to work with established researchers in the Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Research Focus Area and, where appropriate, contribute to the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects.
Skills and Experience
The applicant is expected to:

  • Have a Bachelor degree in Exercise Science or closely related area;
  • Have a PhD (or nearing completion) or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised by the University/profession as appropriate;
  • Contribute to the effective co-ordinate and teaching of subjects which provide a high quality learning experience that engages undergraduates and postgraduates; and
  • Commence in Semester 2, 2018 starting in July.


Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this role.
All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.
Benefits
Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits
How to apply
Closing date: 2 weeks from advertising date (19th May 2018)
Position Enquiries: For initial enquires please contact Associate Professor Michael Kingsley on +61 3 5444 7589 or M.Kingsley@latrobe.edu.au.
Position Description below:
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This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the Position Description.
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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au
La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.