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If you're a bright, energetic, out-of-the-box thinker seeking a distinctive environment in which to flourish then the University of Canberra wants to hear from you.

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Lecturer in Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation

Apply now Job no: 495150
Work type: Academic
Location: Bruce
Categories: Teaching and Research, Anatomy and Physiology

The University of Canberra is a dynamic university with great ambition and ranks in the top 10 universities in Australia (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020). The university partners with government, business and industry locally and internationally to challenge the status quo through the pursuit of best practice in teaching, learning and research. UC’s place-based identity ensures that it exists to serve Australia’s capital community and its surrounding region with a strong impact on the nation. The universities success in research and education has been internationally recognised, resulting in UC becoming the world’s fastest rising university (QS, 2019).

We are currently seeking a Lecturer in Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation to join our supportive and engaging team.

Reporting to the Discipline Lead in Sport and Exercise Science this role is education and research focused, and will see you coordinate and deliver high-quality courses that result in an outstanding student experience. You will be included in a team-based research environment. Your research should be aligned with one or more of the Faculty’s research themes; health across the lifespan, sport and exercise, ageing, applied behaviour change, health innovations in practice and living beyond cancer.  

To be successful in this role you will have a current accreditation with Exercise and Sport Science Australia as an Exercise Physiologist (AEP).  You will have also completed a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in a relevant field. It would be desirable to have expertise in musculoskeletal rehabilitation, functional anatomy and strength & conditioning.

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on-site gym, on-site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

UC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

The University of Canberra is committed to the safety of vulnerable and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to have a current ACT Working with Vulnerable People registration. For further details on how to apply please click

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Associate Professor Julie Cooke, Discipline Lead in Sport and Exercise Science via email at or on 02 6201 2384

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the UC Talent team on 02 6206 3867or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 28th February 2021

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