Associate Professor In Sports And Performance Analytics

at La Trobe University

•Make a significant and leading contribution to the teaching and research effort in Sports and Performance Analytics.

  • Full-time, continuing position $135,347- $ 148,959 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation.

About La Trobe:

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The School of Allied Health comprises the Department of Community and Clinical Allied Health and the Department of Rehabilitation, Nutrition and Sport. The Department of Rehabilitation, Nutrition and Sport includes the disciplines of: Prosthetics and Orthotics, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Dietetics and Human Nutrition as well as Sports and Exercise Science.

About the position:

The opportunity exists for a passionate and collegiate academic with an ability to lead and contribute to the teaching and research within the Discipline of Sports and Exercise Science, with a focus on sports and performance analytics.

This position will provide you with the opportunity to undertake a crucial role conducting and leading innovative and high impact research and produce conference and seminar papers and publications resulting from that research. You will prepare and deliver subject specific curriculum using teaching methods that engage and inspire students, whilst also contributing to the coordination of subjects and the management of courses.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role you will have completed a PhD or equivalent accreditation and standing. You will have experience leading and coordinating complex subjects and evidence of teaching excellence that help students learn in a variety of modes such as face-to-face, blended and online modes. In addition, you will possess a strong record of research publications, experience in preparing research proposals and supervising higher-degree students to successful completion.

Advanced skills in data science and statistics, and their application in sport and exercise sciences is essential.

Proven ability to build sustainable relationships with a range of industry partners will aid your success in this role.

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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Closing Date: 21 October at 11.55pm Position Enquiries: Associate Professor Michael Dillon, Head, Department of Rehabilitation, Nutrition and Sport, +61 3 9479 5889 or

Position Description below:

Download File Sp EXc Sci Level D Sport and performance analytics.docx

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact HR Assist on 9479 1234.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

Melbourne Victoria Australia

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