Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy, Academic Strategy and Clinical Performance

Gold Coast, Australia
Feb 14, 2020
End of advertisement period
Mar 15, 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
  • Full-time, fixed term appointment for 5 years

About the position

This senior, Associate Professor position will play a key role in ongoing development, research and teaching within the Occupational Therapy team. The Master of Occupational Therapy has full accreditation with the Occupational Therapy Council of Australia and WFOT.

The position offers opportunities for those interested in an innovative approach to Occupational Therapy education with a focus on research, small-group based teaching and collaborative partnerships. The role will incorporate significant contributions to leadership within the Occupational Therapy team and associated academic management duties.

Based on the Gold Coast, the position will play a pivotal role in maintaining strong connections with the surrounding health services including Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital and various private and non-government service providers.

The position will contribute more broadly to the Faculty and University by providing leadership in research and scholarship, teaching, academic administration and community engagement, particularly in the professional field of occupational therapy.

About the person:

The successful applicant will have a PhD and be recognised for professional and/or academic occupational therapy practice, with well-developed leadership, management and team building skills and a performance record commensurate with level of appointment.

Candidates will be expected to have a track record in occupational therapy professional practice, research and scholarship and teaching and learning practice. Registration as an Occupational Therapist (or eligibility) in Australia with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is a requirement of this role.

Salary details:

Bond University, including the Bond Institute of Health and Sport (BIHS) where this position is based,  offers vibrant campuses with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to) competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of the main campus library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site at main campus.

The salary range for the position is $145,988 to $159,778 plus 9.5% superannuation and will be commensurate with skills and experience. Salary packaging options are available for eligible employees.

Additional information:

Enquiries regarding this exciting opportunity  can be directed to the Head of Occupational Therapy, Professor Susan Brandis at

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description/s and selection criteria below.

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Selection Criteria

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