First listed on: 14 October 2019

Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Exercise Science


  • World class teaching facilities
  • Help expand professional opportunities and develop highly sought after graduates
  • Collegiate environment with easily accessible research connections

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $67,481 to $114,117 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Port Macquarie

A newly created opportunity exists to join a national leader in providing Exercise and Sport Science, Sports Media, Nutrition Science and postgraduate Clinical Exercise Physiology education.

Actively contribute to teaching, research, curriculum development, and student engagement teaching a range of subjects utilising blended models.

The successful candidate will also have an opportunity to develop and progress an active research profile aligned to the strategic direction of the School. This position is available for commencement in February 2020.

To be successful you will have:

  • A qualification appropriate to the level being applied for or equivalent accreditation and standing
  • Eligibility for Exercise Science and/ or Exercise Physiology accreditation with the Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA)
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the discipline
  • Evidence of the delivery of high quality student centred learning and teaching
  • A record of research relevant to the discipline

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health (SESSH) is a multi-campus, academic unit. The School offers a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the disciplines of exercise science, sport management, sports media, exercise physiology and nutrition. The School has a diverse range of staff who work together in the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and community engagement. Staff are focused on innovative and high quality education, using state-of-the-art exercise science laboratories and learning spaces to encourage collaboration and support new methods of teaching and learning.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Dr Chelsea Litchfield | Acting Head, School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health | | Ph: 02 6338 4481

Closing Date: 11pm, 10 November 2019

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