Lecturer, School of Public Health

Adelaide, Australia
18 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Prestigious international university
  • Part-time fixed term opportunity with the possibility to job share
  • Teaching focussed Associate Lecturer/Lecturer position

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement. 

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences is one of five faculties at the University of Adelaide. Comprised of five schools and a number of disciplines, research centres and institutes, the faculty is focused on education excellence and innovative research in the health and medical sciences.

The School of Public Health provides undergraduate and postgraduate education in health sciences, counselling, psychotherapy, public health, health economics, epidemiology and biostatistics.

In this role, you will contribute to the Counselling and Psychotherapy Post-graduate suite of courses through a) learning and teaching activities. This may involve course coordination and teaching, including course design, preparation and delivery of course materials, communication with students, management of guest lecturers as appropriate, and, design and marking of assessments; b) clinical placement activities. This may involve clinical supervision of counselling placement students on or off-site. Applicants are encouraged to consider their capacity to teach into some or all of the full suite of courses offered within the Masters Program.

While this position is required for up to a maximum of 0.7FTE, there may be some flexibility to job share, and a reduced FTE may be considered/negotiated.

Salary: (Level A) $67,894 - $91,425 per annum / (Level B) $96,135 - $113,788. Level dependent on successful applicants experience.

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 9.5% will apply.

Term of position: This fixed-term contract is available 2nd January 2019 until 31st December 2019.

Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

Level A

  • Academic post-graduate qualifications in a discipline relevant to the program and professional counselling experience
  • Eligibility for membership of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and/or the Australian Counselling Association (ACA)
  • High level interpersonal, communication, and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in in the preparation and delivery of lectures, tutorials, demonstrations or workshops; as well as marking and assessment activities
  • Proven ability to work with initiative and minimum supervision
  • Involvement in professional activity and a commitment to ongoing learning

Level B

All of the above and

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a broad range of stakeholders, including academic staff, guest lecturers, and administrative staff
  • Demonstrated skills, experience, and qualifications in the provision of individual and group supervision of client-counselor counselling practice
  • Experience in course coordination

Please address and upload your responses to the selection criteria within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Associate Professor Jaklin Eliott, Post-Graduate Coordinator, telephone: 08 8313 3855 or email: jaklin.eliott@adelaide.edu.au

To obtain a copy of the Selection Criteria, please visit the University of Adelaide Job opportunities page via this link: http://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/job/499328/lecturer-school-of-public-health

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Closing date: 11.55 pm, 15 November 2018

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