Lecturer, Health and Physical Education


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Townsville, QLD 




$103,238 - $121,815 per year

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Part Time - Continuing, Full Time - Continuing


Academic: Lecturer

Job Description:

James Cook University is creating a brighter future for life in the Tropics and beyond, through education and research that makes a difference locally, and globally.
We now have an exciting opportunity for an emerging academic to join a dynamic team of professionals within the College of Arts, Society and Education.
  • Part-time or full-time; continuing
  • Academic Level B – $103,238 - $121,815 p.a. + up to 17% super (pro-rata for part-time)
  • Based at the Bebegu Yumba campus, Townsville
What you can accomplish in the role
Working alongside a diverse group of academic and research staff, you will be responsible for the development of innovative, contemporary course material, and the coordination of subjects and delivery of teaching in Initial Teacher Education programs. You will also have the opportunity to initiate and support community engagement activities, work collaboratively with schools in Northern Queensland and beyond, liaise with relevant organisations and stakeholders, and support the University’s Strategic Direction.
Preference will be given to applicants who are able to contribute to teaching within the suite of Education programs offered at James Cook University, and those who can contribute to the key priorities of the Education Academic Group – including regional, rural and remote Education, and Indigenous Education.


JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth – working under the values of Authenticity, Excellence, Integrity, and Respect. We support our people through the provision of;
  • A generous superannuation scheme with up to 17% employer contributions with UniSuper
  • 5 weeks of annual recreation leave and Annual leave loading (pro-rata for part-time)
  • 15 days of paid sick/personal/carers leave per year (pro-rata for part-time)
  • Attractive options for salary packaging
  • Fitness Passport
  • Free Employee Assistance Program (coaching and counselling)
  • Access to online media subscriptions
  • Corporate discount on health insurance premiums
  • Well-equipped facilities including an on-campus childcare centre and primary school, cafes, hairdresser, post office, medical centre and gym (Townsville campus).
  • Balance of work and life so you can enjoy a lifestyle that supports a diverse range of leisure and sporting interests.

How to Apply

Ready to embark on this exciting journey? Visit the College of Arts, Education and Social Sciences Microsite located on the Careers at JCU Website and submit your application online. Please ensure you download and read all attachments, including application instructions, prior to applying.
Vacancy reference number 18903. Applications close 2 June 2024.
James Cook University encourages people from all backgrounds who meet the role requirements to apply. We value and celebrate the diversity of our community and are committed to ensuring our learning and working environment is safe and welcoming.



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