Lecturer (Health, Physical Education and Sport)

at RMIT University

  • Bundoora Campus
  • Full-Time, Continuing Position
  • $92,815 - $110,220 p.a + 17% Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The School of Education is a collegial, collaborative and creative space for teaching, learning and research in the discipline of Education. The school recognises the value of education that is relevant and innovative and is therefore a dual sector school that works actively with industry, government and the community partners in real world settings to provide a range of programs from specially tailored intervention programs for young people at risk of leaving education to PhDs in education. These include tertiary pathways and workforce enhancement programs in TAFE and teacher education programs in Higher Education. The School respects the diversity of cultures and aims to foster responsive, independent and autonomous learners who are active and engaged citizens prepared to make a contribution to society in the 21st century.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Lecturer is expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in disciplines related to Health, Physical Education and Sport. More specifically, the Lecturer is responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities. The lecturer is expected to be able to develop new courseware and teach at tertiary level in combination of the following areas: Health & Physical Education Curriculum, Methods for preparing pre-service HPE teachers, sport education, and exercise science.

The Lecturer is also expected to actively participate and contribute to the success of program accreditation requirements and professional standards, promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. The Lecturer is expected to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching team, and update colleagues and students on developments in their subject area or specialisation. The Lecturer will be responsible for course coordination.

Skills and Experience Required

The successful applicant must have a completed PhD in a relevant discipline and a recognised teaching qualification together with recent experience appropriate to the Australian School sector.

You will have demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including using innovative, flexible and stimulating course materials for online/face-to-face delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or program materials. You will also be required to develop, promote and deliver high quality HPE and/or exercise science courses in area(s) of expertise. The courses must align with Victorian Institute of Teaching accreditation requirements and professional standards, University and quality assurance requirements. Furthermore, your demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning will be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. For further information please contact Dr Jason Wong on +61 3 9925 7095 or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 557817.

Applications close on Sunday 6 August 2017.

This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

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