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Professorial position, University of Sydney

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  • Lyndall Burke
    PROFESSOR OF EXERCISE, HEALTH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES / CHARLES PERKINS CENTRE REFERENCE NO. 1095/0611 The Faculty of Health
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 22, 2012

      PROFESSOR OF EXERCISE, HEALTH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

      FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES / CHARLES PERKINS CENTRE
      REFERENCE NO. 1095/0611

      The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney is the largest and most comprehensive grouping of allied health professions, researchers and teachers within Australia. The faculty is a world leader in health sciences and allied health research and education.

      The Discipline of Exercise and Sport Science, known for its work in the application of exercise to health and human performance, is particularly committed to building on its strong academic and research credentials in the areas of exercise, health, and physical activity. This aligns with the new multidisciplinary research initiative in the University in the area of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, realised in the establishment of the new Charles Perkins Centre.  The centre involves the construction of a $385 million state-of-the-art research and teaching facility, and the development of an academic entity headed by Professor Stephen Simpson.

      To this end, we are seeking to appoint a highly-motivated professor (Level E) to pursue a research program and teach in the area of exercise, health and physical activity, as well as supervise postgraduate research students and contribute to the discipline’s academic programs.  You will draw upon your active research program to lead the development of exercise, health and physical activity approaches in the research agenda of the Charles Perkins Centre.

      To succeed, you will demonstrate:

      ·        a PhD in exercise and sport science or closely related discipline

      ·        an established research profile demonstrated by an outstanding publication record and track record in securing research grants relevant to exercise, health and physical activity

      ·        significant experience in recruiting, supervising and supporting postgraduate research students

      ·        a strong commitment to the teaching at all levels and to innovation in curriculum design and teaching methods, together with a distinguished personal contribution to teaching

      ·        a proven record of leading research teams and working in a  multidisciplinary team

      ·        leadership skills and evidence of highly effective interpersonal skills.

      You’ll be part of a rich multidisciplinary community in which innovative thinking is encouraged.  This is an opportunity to lead cross-disciplinary research that translates into real-world solutions.  You will also have the opportunity to teach in other courses offered by the faculty.

      Term

      The position is full-time continuing, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme is a condition of employment for new appointees. Level of appointment and responsibility will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

      How to apply

      Specific enquiries about the role can be directed to Professor Kathryn Refshauge, Dean at fhs.dean@...  Enquiries about the recruitment process can be directed to Rodney Waterson on +61 2 8627 1214 orrodney.waterson@...

      All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. To be considered applicants must respond to selection criteria and attached as a separate document at step 6 of the online application form along with your cover letter, CV and referee contacts.   The selection criteria can be found as a link at the bottom of this advert.

      Closing Date: 10 February 2013

       

       

      LYNDALL BURKE | Research Group Administrator
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