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Doctor of Philosophy (2002)
Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in human movement (honours 1998)
Bachelor of Education majoring in physical education (1997)
Currently working for:
Australian Catholic University
How long have you been working for this organisation?
Position title and short job description:
Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics. Varied role that includes teaching, research, community engagement (e.g. Gymnastics Australia Sports Science and Research Advisor) and administration (e.g. course implementation committee chair).
Working highlight so far:
Many. Working with many talented athletes and coaches in Australia and New Zealand. Hosting the Exercise and Sports Science Australia Conference in 2008.
What are the things you enjoy most about your job?
Flexibility and support to pursue my own goals and interests. This has allowed me to expand my skills beyond a traditional academic role.
An area in which you have needed assistance:
I needed assistance in developing a budget for conferences, but once I was given basic guidance I was able to complete the task successfully.
What do you intend to do in the future?
Continue to build my skills, knowledge, and experience.
#1 tip for current students studying your course:
Pursue volunteer roles and jobs that will help you to build your knowledge and skills whilst you're studying. It helps when you can see some of the concepts that you are studying being applied in the real world. Plus you have an advantage once you graduate in getting a job.