Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Albury-Wodonga, Australia
29 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
21 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Deliver contemporary teaching to develop in-demand graduates
  • Make a real world difference by supporting workplace learning opportunities for students
  • Join an inclusive team of community focussed and dedicated educators

The Role

  • Fixed Term (up to 2.5 years), Part Time - 0.6 FTE
  • Level A/B - $42,389 to $71,472 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Albury-Wodonga

We are currently seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals with substantial experience across a range of occupational therapy practice areas to actively engage in teaching, curriculum development and student engagement.

The successful candidate will deliver learning and teaching through face-to-face and online delivery modes, will engage in academic administration tasks relevant to the role and will contribute to subject and course design.

Applications are highly sought from those who can demonstrate a commitment to regional, rural and remote healthcare and practice, with a willingness and ability to teach across practice areas and supporting workplace learning for occupational therapy students in collaboration with the workplace learning team.

Candidates progressing to the next stage of the recruitment process will be contacted in January 2022 and invited to interview. A teaching focussed appointment will be offered.

Eligibility for registration as an occupational therapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) is a mandatory requirement of this role.

To be successful you will have:

  • A qualification or equivalent accreditation and standing appropriate to the level being applied for
  • Eligibility for 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 teaching

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 and Health 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 Allied Health, Exercise and Sports Sciences 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 exercise science and physiology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry, and speech pathology.

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:

Dr Tracey Parnell | Associate Head of School and Head of Discipline, Occupational Therapy, School of Allied Health, Exercise and Sports Sciences | | Ph: (02) 6051 9262

Closing Date: 11 pm, 21 December 2021