Lecturer, Occupational Therapy

Sunshine Coast, Australia
01 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary Level: Classification Level B (Salary range A$98,963 to A$117,411 gross per annum plus up to 17% employer superannuation contributions) 

Appointment: Full-time, ongoing

Location: USC Sunshine Coast

USC is a university founded by our community, based on the belief that opportunity is everywhere. Every student matters to us, which is why we’re rated one of Australia’s best universities for overall student experience. Our vision is to be a university of international standing and an unsurpassed community asset, focusing on the region from Moreton Bay to Fraser Coast. USC Sunshine Coast campus is an award-winning campus set on 100 hectares of flora and fauna reserve featuring some of Australia’s most innovative learning and visualisation facilities.

We are currently seeking a Lecturer, Occupational Therapy to positively contribute to the teaching, learning, graduate and research outcomes within the University community. 

Overview of School of Health and Sport Sciences

The School of Health and Sport Sciences is home to a wide variety of academic Programs within the areas of biomedical science, medical laboratory science, nutrition and dietetics, occupational therapy, prosthetics and orthotics, public health, sport and exercise science, and clinical exercise science.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Completion or near-completion of a doctoral qualification in a relevant field or equivalent accreditation and standing
  2. Effectiveness as a teacher, which is evidenced by:
    • student feedback on teaching using valid instrument/s, peer review and/or student outcomes, and
    • the capacity to conceive, develop and deliver higher education curricula and contribute to relevant areas of teaching
  3. Evidence of research experience, including for example, refereed publications; participation in research teams; co-supervision of candidates for honours and higher degrees by research.
  4. Membership of and sound connections with relevant professional bodies and community groups and/or in professional practice.
  5. Strong personal qualities and collegial approaches that contribute to the development and maintenance of a positive academic environment which is conducive to high levels of engagement and standards of achievement for both staff and students.
  6. Evidence of participation in academic development activities and the desire to continue to learn and improve as an effective academic.
  7. Experience undertaking academic administrative functions, e.g. course coordination, within a University.

Contact for Further Information:

Professor John Lowe
Head of School
School of Health and Sport Sciences
Telephone: + 61 7 5456 5030
Email: jlowe@usc.edu.au

Closing Date:  Midnight, Tuesday 3 November 2020

To Apply:

For more information on how to apply, to view the position descriptions and the skills and experience required to fill the positions, visit our website at https://www.usc.edu.au/connect/work-at-usc.

Job opening ID: 20097