Lecturer, Occupational Therapy

Adelaide, Australia
Sunday, 21 November 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 20 December 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(Level B) $100,933 to $119,391 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Full-time, three year fixed term (teaching only) position available from March 2022, with the possibility of extension, subject to funding and performance

Help to shape the future of Allied Health in the area of Occupational Therapy.

Working with the Program Lead, Occupational Therapy, we are seeking an occupational therapist with an expertise in Paediatrics, to establish new Occupational Therapy programs within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences that will cater to the specific needs to the global community today and well into the future. This position will contribute to occupational therapy teaching within the newly established School of Allied Health.

To be successful you will need:

  • Current registration, or eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) in Occupational Therapy.
  • Completion of an honours degree, higher qualifications or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in the conduct of tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions and clinical sessions.
  • Demonstrated experience in innovative teaching methods and curriculum development.
  • Strong research interests with demonstrated ability to deliver evidence-based practice in paediatrics.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

Learn more at: health.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the link below for a copy of the selection criteria and to apply:


Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55 pm, 20 Dec 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Rachel Gibson PhD
Director, Allied Health
P: +61 (8) 8313 0245
E: rachel.gibson@adelaide.edu.au

For application related enquiries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team
E: fhshr@adelaide.edu.au 

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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