Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy (2 Positions)

Coffs Harbour, Australia
14 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Appointment type:  Full-time, continuing

Work Unit School of Health and Human Sciences

Remuneration:     Lecturer – A remuneration package of up to $133,719 per annum (inclusive of base salary $96,416-$114,290 per annum and 17% employer's contribution to superannuation)
Senior Lecturer - A remuneration package of up to $158,803 per annum (inclusive of base salary $117,859-$135,729 per annum and 17% employer's contribution to superannuation)

Closing date:    Thursday, 4 October 2018 at 9.00am AEST

Open to:    Job applicants must be Australian and New Zealand citizens, Australian permanent residents or currently hold a visa with ongoing work rights in Australia. Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Job Summary

This position will work collaboratively with a team of academics to deliver the nursing programs, specialising in the EN-BN Program.

  • Join an energetic research and learning community
  • Full-time, continuing appointment located at the scenic Coffs Harbour campus
  • Excellent remuneration and benefits, relocation assistance available

About the role

Opportunities exists to join an energetic research and learning community in the School of Health and Human Sciences. The School provides an exciting and innovative learning environment and works with individuals, families and communities in order to meet their health needs and requirements and deliver person-centred care.

The School is distinctive for its multidisciplinary understanding of client care, commitment to the prevention of disease and promotion of healthy lifestyles. The School offers fields of study across a broad range of health-related professions including clinical exercise physiology, midwifery, natural and complementary medicine, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, osteopathy, pedorthics, podiatry, psychology, speech pathology, sport and exercise science, and sport management.

The Lecturer and Senior Lecturer will actively contribute to the School through student centred teaching practice and development. The successful applicants will contribute to the research and/or scholarship of the teaching profile of the School through their publications and undertake relevant engagement and service activities to support the School.

At Senior Lecturer level, the appointee will play a key role in overseeing the development, resourcing and delivery of the Occupational Therapy discipline at the Coffs Harbour campus.

About you

You will hold a relevant post-graduate qualification and have academic and clinical experience in Occupational Therapy.  You will be an energetic academic, ready to commit to the University’s values and priorities, engaged and innovative in your approach to the role, and keen to make a contribution to the University and the community through your activities.

You will display a student centred approach to your teaching, enjoy applying new and existing technology, a commitment to reflective teaching practice and capacity and/or experience in blended and online teaching modes. You will have a publication track record, reflective to opportunity, with a research profile that aligns with the School’s.

About us

Southern Cross University, ranked in the Asia-Pacific's top 100 universities and the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings for 2018), is a progressive, young and connected research university, with vibrant campuses in two states.

The Coffs Harbour campus, located midway between Sydney and Brisbane, offers a friendly learning environment, close to some of the finest surf beaches and a spectacular World Heritage rainforest.

Contemporary teaching facilities include a purpose-built nursing laboratory complete with simulated wards, physiology and neuroscience laboratories and early childhood teaching facilities. The University operates the world-class National Marine Science Centre on the northern side of Coffs Harbour, adjacent to the Solitary Islands Marine Park.

With recent federal funding, a new Allied Health building is currently planned for the Coffs Harbour Campus. This exciting new facility will support the introduction and growth of essential health degree offerings, including Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Mental Health, Indigenous Health, Exercise Science and Psychology.

Coffs Harbour is the main regional centre of the Coffs Coast, which stretches from Scotts Head in the south to Red Rock in the north and inland to the New England National Park. The Traditional Custodians are the Gumbayngirr People. During the 1950s the Coffs Coast was considered the major banana-producing region of Australia. The population of the region is about 73,000 and major industries include manufacturing, tourism and primary production. The region is renowned as a holiday destination with a pristine coastline including 30 beaches.

Contact for further information

Name:         Dr Jacqui Yoxall, Group Lead, Allied Health and Midwifery
Phone:         07 55893224
Email:          jacqui.yoxall@scu.edu.au

Name:         Beth Mozolic-Staunton, Occupational Therapy Course Coordinator
Phone:         07 5589 3149
Email:          beth.mozolic-staunton@scu.edu.au

Applications close at 9:00am AEST on Thursday, 11 October 2018.

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The Vacancy ID is 18072.