Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Cardiorespiratory

Hawthorn, Australia
13 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Located within the Department of Health Professionals
  • Academic Level B/C
  • Full time, ongoing position, Hawthorn (a fractional appointment will also be considered).

About the job

Located in within the Department of Health Professions, this Lecturer position is an ongoing, full-time position (a fractional appointment will be considered).

As our new Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Cardiorespiratory) you will demonstrate a passion to lead, innovate and embrace diversity, to enrich the opportunities of colleagues and students in the delivery of the new Master of Physiotherapy to be offered by the School of Health Sciences in the Faculty of Health, Arts and Design.

Significant contribution is expected 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 Physiotherapy in the new Master of Physiotherapy to be offered by the School of Health Sciences in the Faculty of Health, Arts and Design.

It is expected you will 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 incumbent will convene and teach postgraduate units, and develop and manage industry partnerships.

The incumbent will be expected to function as a member of both discipline-based and interdisciplinary teams in order to help the faculty to achieve its objectives.

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.

Swinburne's Faculty of Health, Arts and Design equips students to take up active and innovative roles in the world as knowledge leaders and managers of health, design, technological and social change. Our close industry links bring a real-world focus to our courses. Our student satisfaction for teaching is one the highest in Australia.

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)
  • Active in the Physiotherapy profession as evidenced by professional service and clinical practice.
  • Demonstrated high standard of interpersonal and communication skills, including resourcefulness, initiative and the ability to meet tight deadlines

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


Some of our excellent benefits include:

  • Onsite health services
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans

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.

For further information about the position, please contact Assoc Prof Doa El-Ansary, Physiotherapy Course Director on delansary@swin.edu.au

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

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

Applications close at 5 pm, 4th October 2019.

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