Scholarly Teaching Fellow/Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

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Port Macquarie, Australia
30 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
28 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Join an innovative, collaborative and supportive team
  • Developing occupational therapy services with regional rural communities
  • Work and live in the picturesque Mid North Coast

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $97,910 to $116,171 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Port Macquarie

Focus on developing the future of regional health professionals by delivering high quality, student-centred learning opportunities to students enrolled in the occupational therapy course.

Actively contribute to teaching, research and community engagement in the School of Community Health teaching a range of subjects utilising blended models. The successful candidate will also have an opportunity to develop and progress an active research profile aligned to the strategic direction of the School.

Clinical and/or research experience in rehabilitation or paediatrics and/or previous Academic experience in higher education will be highly regarded.

This position may also be offered as a Scholarly Teaching Fellow under Clause 30 of the Charles Sturt University Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021. Applicants who are employed on a casual or fixed term basis with at least 12 months of academic employment within the last three years, and who have never held an ongoing position at an Australian University are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be appointed to a teaching research work function unless employed under the Scholarly Teaching Fellow condition where a teaching focussed appointment will be allocated.

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral or master qualification
  • Registration as an Occupational Therapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra)
  • Knowledge of the discipline including occupational therapy practice in rural and regional areas
  • Commitment to the delivery of high quality student-centred learning and education
  • Clinical and/or research experience in a range of occupational therapy practice areas, ideally in different practice settings

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Community Health has a diverse range of staff who work together in the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and community engagement. The School is focused on five professional courses including health and rehabilitation science, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry and speech pathology.

Staff in the School of Community Health are committed to working with regional and rural communities to train and graduate future health professionals; we use research to find answers to community questions; and we work together to support people to become agents for positive change within their community.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Dr Tracey Parnell | Discipline Lead, School of Community Heath | | Ph: 02 6051 9262

Closing Date: 11 pm, 28 October 2020

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