Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy, Academic Level C/D

Adelaide, Australia
24 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Based in the School of Health Sciences at the City East campus
  • Full-time, continuing position (part-time negotiable)
  • Salary range: $118,597 - $157,317 pro rata per annum (plus super)

About the job

As the Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy, you will make an outstanding contribution to the academic leadership of the School’s teaching of undergraduate, honours and postgraduate programs. You will also be innovative and play a key role in developing teaching excellence and enhance the School’s research profile through collaborative research. 

Skills and Experience 

To be successful, you will have a PhD qualification, a national or international record of achievement in Occupational Therapy and a current registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia. With a commitment to high quality, flexible teaching and learning outcomes, using a range of contemporary teaching methodologies, you will have experience in academic leadership to develop a culture of teaching and learning excellence. You will bring a successful publication and competitive research grant track record and have the ability to enhance the School’s research profile through collaborative research and published research findings. 

Demonstrated experience in supervising honours and postgraduate students will be essential! 

A University of Enterprise 

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions. 

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility. 

Benefits on offer 

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities. 

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance. 

Lodging your application 

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. Please address your cover letter for the role to Julie Bennett, Senior Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1444. 

Applications close: 9.00 am Monday 19 November 2018 

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment

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