Scholarly Teaching Fellow/Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Orange, Australia
25 Feb 2021
End of advertisement period
25 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Secure workplace learning opportunities for students
  • Cohesive and supportive environment to advance your academic career
  • Progress an active research profile

The Role

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

Actively contribute to teaching, research, curriculum development, and student 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.

This position would ideally suit an individual who has substantial experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and orthopaedic (acute care) physiotherapy, a sound understanding of both public and private sector physiotherapy services, and capacity and willingness to contribute to securing and supporting workplace learning placements.

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral or masters qualification or equivalent accreditation and standing
  • Eligibility for registration as a Physiotherapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Knowledge of the physiotherapy discipline including musculoskeletal physiotherapy and orthopaedic (acute care) practice in rural and regional areas
  • Commitment to the delivery of high quality student centred learning and teaching
  • Clinical and/ or research experience in a range of physiotherapy practice areas

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 strongly 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 may be allocated.

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.

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 work 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.

The School provides students with clinical training opportunities through the operation of commercial clinics offering services in Podiatry, Speech Pathology and Physiotherapy

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

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 LGBTIQA+; 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.

Further Information

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

Associate Professor Michael Curtin | Head, School of Community Health| | Ph: (02) 6051 9209

Closing Date: 11 pm, 25 March 2021