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Senior Lecturer /Lecturer in Sport Coaching Science

Apply now Job no: 496222
Work type: Full-time
Location: Geelong - Waurn Ponds, Flexible
Categories: Health

  • Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
  • Full time- Continuing
  • Level C $118,757 + 17% Superannuation OR
  • Level B $97,398 + 17% Superannuation

Deakin Health is recognised in Australia and internationally for its teaching, training, research and service. We are one of the fastest-growing health faculties in Australia. Our teaching, research and service contribute to improved health and wellbeing, and to strengthening the health and human services sectors in Australia and the Asia-Pacific.

As a Lecturer in Sport coaching science, you will promote the School and maintain links and partnerships with relevant academic, industry and professional communities. The appointee will make an independent contribution to the School’s teaching, research, and program development.

Based at our Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, this full time continuing role sits within the Faculty of Health.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • contributing to one of the School’s areas of research strength, desirably within the Centre for Sport Research (CSR) which include mental health and wellbeing, measurement analytics and measurement in sport, neuromechanics and injury prevention, sports nutrition and athletic development and performance
  • making a significant contribution to the successful application of scholarly and research expertise to innovation and invention, with appropriate involvement in the commercialisation of outcomes
  • an ability to articulate the importance of sport coaching science across affiliated domains such as physical activity, sport development and community level engagement is desirable, while experience in teaching cognitive and behavioural aspects of sport and exercise science is particularly advantageous
  • researching and publishing in learning and teaching, including testing the effectiveness of innovations designed to improve student and graduate outcomes including graduate employment
  • providing leadership in teaching and learning through roles such as Course Director or Unit Chair of high enrolling courses or units

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • Ph.D. in sport coaching science or relevant field Teaching
  • demonstrated ability to contribute effectively to the Faculty’s undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs in a manner that influences, motivates, and inspires students to learn
  • demonstrated ability to develop curricula and teaching resources that include mechanisms to assess learning and provide feedback that fosters independent learning
  • knowledge of multi-literacies and experience in teaching effectively in a technology-enhanced contemporary higher education environment
  • significant experience in supervising research students in sport coaching science
  • experience of working as a productive member of a research team with a scholarly publication record based on research or practice in the area of sport coaching science
  • successful track record of attracting nationally competitive or industry research funding
  • an ability and vision to develop a programme of research in sport coaching science, desirably within the Centre for Sport Research

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File Level B Teaching Sport Coaching Science.pdf

Download File Level C Teaching Sport Coaching Science.pdf

Applications for this position close on 5 December 2019.

This role has been identified as having contact with children and requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Please ensure to include a cover letter, resume and responses to the Key Selection Criteria in your application.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Dr. Stuart Warmington on stuart.warmington@deakin.edu.au

Are You Ready?

Deakin is one of the new breeds of global universities – agile, dynamic and innovative. We are committed to making a genuine difference in people’s lives through excellence in education and research. As a Victorian university with a global impact, join us and let’s see what we can achieve together. Our people are important to us, and we understand the significance of providing them with a dynamic and diverse working environment, with opportunities to grow and develop their careers. At Deakin, we offer a variety of benefits including a flexible and sustainable working environment, lifestyle benefits and various discounts with our third party suppliers.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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