Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Healthcare Leadership

Lismore/Gold Coast/Coffs Harbour, Australia
Tuesday, 15 September 2020
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 6 October 2020
Contract Type
  • Continuing appointment(s) available at Gold Coast, Lismore or Coffs Harbour campus, relocation support available
  • Flexibility for the successful candidate(s) to negotiate a part-time or full-time placement
  • Remuneration package up to $138,092 per annum, applications welcomed at Associate Lecturer or Lecturer level

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for a healthcare leader to contribute to the advancement of contemporary healthcare: using theory to drive change; teaching key competencies in strategy, interpersonal skills and effective learning; and adapting to changing healthcare systems, practices and technologies.  The successful candidate(s) will undertake innovative, student centred teaching activity with a strong focus on delivering the SCU Online Master of Healthcare Leadership program.

These positions are offered as Teaching Scholar roles, with a focus of teaching, scholarship of teaching and service activities.

The successful candidate(s) may negotiate a part-time or full-time placement at any one of our picturesque locations, the beachside Gold Coast campus, the green rainforests of Lismore campus, or the best of both worlds with a Coffs Harbour-based appointment. Southern Cross University may make two appointments as part of this recruitment process (one full-time or two part-time).

Lecturer – A remuneration package of up to $138,091 per annum is offered for a Lecturer appointment, inclusive of base salary $99,649-$118,027 per annum and 17% employer contribution to superannuation.  Pro-rata for part-time appointment.

Associate Lecturer - A remuneration package of up to $116,951 per annum is offered for a Associate Lecturer appointment, inclusive of base salary $70,245-$94,748 per annum and 17% employer contribution to superannuation. Pro-rata for part-time appointment.

About you

We are seeking applications from healthcare leaders, from backgrounds that may include public health, psychology, nursing, allied heath, health sociology, health promotion or similar. Applicants should demonstrate an innovative and solutions-based approach, with commitment to enhancing graduate outcomes for the Master of Healthcare Leadership students.

The successful candidate will have the ability to inspire and energise graduates to lead positive change and utilise research to present solutions using the latest evidenced-based theories in health practice.

The University’s values are integrity and collegiality. Alignment with these values, along with the ability to actively contribute to the success of a team, are inherent requirements of the role.

We are accepting applications at Associate Lecturer and Lecturer level, so seeking interest from both emerging and established leaders and educators.

About us

Southern Cross Universityis a progressive, young and connected research university with vibrant campuses in two states. Our growing world-class status is reinforced by our outstanding research reputation. The Excellence in Research for Australia report has ranked Southern Cross as ‘at world standard or above’ across 23 diverse research fields of global and national significance.

Southern Cross University offers flexible work arrangements, generous parental and carer’s leave provisions, wellbeing initiatives, professional learning opportunities, mentoring programs and support to undertake further study.

Southern Cross University and the School of Health and Human Sciences aim to be at the forefront of providing education that prepares high calibre graduates to be part of a contemporary health service. Our goals are to be a major contributor to the region's healthcare workforce and carry out world-leading research to tackle some of the biggest health challenges facing society. We want to be part of solutions that help improve health across the lifespan, through provision of quality education and regional engagement working closely with the health community.

The School offers fields of study across a broad range of health-related professions including nursing,midwifery,biomedical science, clinical exercise physiology, diabetes education and management, occupational therapy, osteopathy, pedorthics, podiatry, psychology, speech pathology, and sport and exercise science.

Applications close at 9:00am AEDT on Tuesday, 6 October 2020and must be submitted through the online portal.

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY button where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website. The Vacancy ID is 167-09/20.