Lecturer, Sport and Exercise Science (TF) - Casual Consolidation Project (Open to LTU casuals only)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 21 Apr 2024

We are reducing the overall use of academic casual employment and providing meaningful pathways for casual academic staff to ongoing academic employment through our casual consolidation project.

To be eligible, you must (a) Have casual experience totalling at least two (2) teaching sessions at La Trobe University in the previous two (2) years; (b) Have not held a continuing position in a university in the previous three (3) years.

La Trobe University, a beacon of innovation and excellence in the academic world, is excited to announce an opportunity that will appeal to passionate educators and scholars in Sport and Exercise Science. We are currently seeking a full-time, continuing Lecturer to join our vibrant School of Allied Health Human Services and Sport, located at our picturesque Melbourne (Bundoora) campus.

About the Role:

As a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Your expertise will contribute to the design and delivery of cutting-edge coursework, ensuring our students are prepared for the challenges of tomorrow's professional landscape. With a focus on evidence-based, innovative teaching methods, you will engage students through a variety of learning experiences including lectures, tutorials, practical classes, and online platforms.

About the position:

  • Bring your expertise to coordinate and teach subjects, delivering a high-quality learning experience.
  • Lead in curriculum design and innovative teaching projects, enhancing student employability and engagement.
  • Engage in scholarship of teaching and learning, contributing to La Trobe’s culture of academic excellence.
  • Foster a collaborative environment, mentoring peers and students alike.
  • Participate actively in our community, building strong industry connections.

The candidate:

  • A PhD (completed or near completion) in a relevant discipline, or a Master’s of Accredited Exercise Physiology (completed or near completion).
  • A track record of effective teaching, curriculum development, and subject coordination across various modes of delivery.
  • A commitment to continuous improvement in teaching practices and student learning.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work within a diverse academic community.
  • Eligibility for membership in relevant professional organizations such as ESSA.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

Applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 

How to apply

Closing date: Sunday 21 April 

Position Enquiries: Clare MacMahon [email protected]

Recruitment Enquiries: Melissa Magaton, Senior Talent Aquisition Business Partner E. [email protected]

Position Description below:

 Position Description.docx

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • An up to date resume
  • A response to the essential criteria.

All applicants will be provided with a video interview within 24 hours of submission of their application, to be submitted by 10:00am on the 23rd of April. There may be a requirement to interview also.

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We’d love to stay connected! If you would like to find out more about this School, please follow us on LinkedIn:

School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport: https://www.linkedin.com/company/47665779

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

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.


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