Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer Exercise Science
School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Continuous, full time opportunity
ACSLC |$113K to $130K plus 17% employer superannuation contribution
ACAPD|$136K to $150K plus 17% employer superannuation contribution
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The School of Psychology and Exercise Science is seeking to appoint a talented academic in the field of Exercise Science. The discipline of Exercise Science consists of a dynamic group of academics delivering Exercise and Sports Science Australia accredited courses in Sports Science and Exercise Physiology. Additionally, the discipline of Exercise Science has a growing postgraduate program strengthened by state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities. Exercise Science is keen to develop synergies with its sister discipline of Psychology to foster existing and future collaboration with the $2 billion Fiona Stanley Hospital which is near the University.
The School is looking for a talented academic that can provide leadership in research within one or both of the areas of priority (Exercise and Health, Human Performance) in the discipline. The successful candidate is also expected to contribute to teaching within the Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) accredited Exercise Science and Clinical Exercise Physiology programs. Such contribution will require the successful candidate to coordinate and deliver lecturers and some laboratory content in a semester and trimester based system. Service to the Discipline, School, and University is expected through contribution to committees and working parties.
A Senior Lecturer is expected to have developed a strong research focus, evidenced by research outputs in quality publications. A commitment and capacity to attract external research funding are expected. This position makes a significant contribution to the teaching effort of the School through the preparation and delivery of lectures and tutorials, program coordination, and supervision of honours and postgraduate students. Academic staff at this level will also be involved in a broad range of administrative and service functions in the School and across the University, and professional activities within the discipline.
An Associate Professor is expected to have a strong track record of academic excellence, as evidenced by high-quality research that has a national and international impact. An Associate Professor makes a considerable contribution to the University’s postgraduate supervision and is expected to play a leadership role in University administration. Links to relevant industry groups and external stakeholders that will advance the interests of the School and the University is expected. This position makes a substantial contribution to all teaching activities within the School, as well as a substantial contribution to the discipline and profession.
Skills and Experience
For both roles a PhD in an area relevant to the appointment.
For further information about the skills and experience required for this role, please refer to the Position Descriptions.
This is a great time to join Murdoch. There are a multitude of opportunities and exciting projects that are presented by the State Government Activity Centre on our doorstep. The co-location of the New Fiona Stanley Hospital and the St John of God Hospital provide many synergies for our learning and teaching, research and community engagement. In addition, collaborations exist with high performance sporting organisation (WAIS, Cycling Australia, WACA).
Murdoch University values workplace diversity, promotes inclusion, and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, and individuals with disability. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their application, to ensure the required assistance is provided.
Please submit a cover letter, a CV and a statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the Position Description) via the Apply Online button below. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
Position contact: Jeremiah Peiffer, Senior Lecturer on +61 8 9360 7603 or at J.Peiffer@murdoch.edu.au.
Closing date : 2 June 2017 (11:59pm)