Online Lecturer in Community Health/Public Health, Level B Teaching Academic

Adelaide, Australia
20 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in UniSA Online located at City West campus
  • Full-time, two (2) year fixed term contract
  • Salary range: $98,413 - $116,567 per annum (plus super)

About the Job

Within the University of South Australia the Online Lecturer role holds the title of Online Course Facilitator.

The position will work with academic staff within the School of Health Science and the School of Nursing to support the development and delivery of curriculum for new online programs. 

Exciting opportunities include contributing to the design, development and teaching of engaging course curricula and materials for the new programs, implementing teaching approaches that maximise the student experience and learning outcomes, and contributing to the recruitment and development of teaching staff within UniSA Online.

Critical to the success of the role will be establishing strong partnerships with stakeholders across the University to ensure that UniSA Online identifies and responds to strategic opportunities, and effectively leading and mentoring academic staff within the teaching team.

For more information about this opportunity, please continue to read here.

Skills and Experience

To be successful you will have a doctoral qualification or To be successful you will have a doctoral qualification or postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline along with recent teaching experience and discipline expertise in Public Health and/or Community Health, specifically in the areas of population health, health promotion, and/or ageing and disability. Your experience in using a range of teaching methodologies and education technologies that support online learning and course administration is essential together with expertise in the design and preparation of online teaching resources.

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 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 Applicants are required to upload a cover letter, resume and a weblink to a video of yourself addressing the following question: Based on your past experience, tell us in 2 minutes or less, why you would make a great online teacher in your discipline?

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 1955.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Monday 9 September 2019

*This position is located in Adelaide and does not have capacity to work remotely.

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.

How to apply:

Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email and you will receive a response within one working day.

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