Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Hawthorn, Australia
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Department of Health Professionals
  • Academic Level C $115,855 - $133,313 + 17% Super
  • Full time (fractional appointment will also be considered), ongoing, Hawthorn location

If you are looking for your next exciting opportunity, come join the Department of Health Professionals, providing strong and energetic leadership in research and teaching.

About Swinburne

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About the job

Swinburne is delivering a new Master of Physiotherapy to be offered by the School of Health Sciences in the Faculty of Health, Arts and Design and is looking for a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy who will demonstrate a passion to lead, innovate and embrace diversity, to enrich the opportunities of colleagues and students.

Located in within the Department of Health Professions, you will make significant contribution to develop and progress an active research profile and promote professional activities aligned to the strategic direction of the Faculty and University. The position is expected to contribute to research activities in the School of Health Sciences.

You will provide a strong commitment to curriculum development and academic teaching in and carry out educational and curriculum development of both online and blended learning materials and assessments. In addition, the appointee will facilitate the overall convenorship of units within the program, including teaching and marking assessments. The Senior Lecturer will convene and teach postgraduate units, and develop and manage industry partnerships.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • A Doctorate in a Physiotherapy discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in a strength core area of Physiotherapy (Cardiorespiratory; Musculoskeletal; Neurological).
  • Demonstrated research leadership on a national level and an emerging international reputation in line with the strategic framework of Swinburne University.

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description


To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

Some of excellent benefits include:

  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Onsite health services
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans. It can help you get the most value from what you earn.

Further information and how to apply

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To view the position description or to start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Assoc Prof Doa El-Ansary via email -

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Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact

Applications close at 11 pm Friday 30th November 2018.