Associate Lecturer / Lecturer in Anatomy and Physiology

Lismore/Gold Coast/Coffs Harbour, Australia
13 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, continuing appointment
  • Option of Lismore, Gold Coast or Coffs Harbour campus, relocation support available
  • Level A/B - $71,728 - $120,179 pa (plus 17% superannuation)

About the role

The Faculty of Health provides an exciting and innovative learning environment working with individuals, families and communities in order to meet their health needs and requirements. The Faculty is distinctive for its multidisciplinary understanding of client care, commitment to the prevention of disease and promotion of healthy lifestyles and working with Indigenous colleagues to develop culturally appropriate models of care.

The Faculty offers fields of study across a broad range of health-related professions including nursing, midwifery, social work, community welfare, biomedical science, clinical exercise physiology, diabetes education and management, naturopathic medicine, occupational therapy, osteopathy, psychology, speech pathology, and sport and exercise science.

The Associate Lecturer/Lecturer conducts innovative undergraduate and postgraduate online and face to face teaching of anatomy and physiology units, across multiple courses across the Faculty. The role will also contribute to the research and/or scholarship of teaching profile of the Faculty through their publications and undertake relevant engagement and service activities to support the Faculty.

This position is available at our Lismore, Gold Coast or Coffs Harbour locations, with both regions offering the very best of an Australian coastal lifestyle. Generous relocation support is available for the successful candidate if relocating to one of these regions.

Lecturer – Level B: the remuneration package for a Lecturer appointment is up to $140,609 per annum (inclusive of base salary $101,544 - $120,179 per annum and 17% employer's contribution to superannuation).

Associate Lecturer – Level A: the remuneration package for an Associate Lecturer appointment is up to $112,992 per annum (inclusive of base salary $71,728 - $96,574 per annum and 17% employer's contribution to superannuation). Appointees with a PhD would have a minimum salary of $90,112 per annum.

About you

Applicants must hold relevant postgraduate qualification (PhD or doctoral studies) in anatomy and physiology or closely related area of relevance to human health. 

You will be proficient in contemporary educational technologies and have significant teaching experience at undergraduate level in anatomy and physiology. Possessing demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills, including the ability to work within a team, you will be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.

A commencing track record in research or teaching scholarship, including where possible publications in peer-reviewed, highly ranked journals. For appointment at Level B, you will have an established track record in research, as evidenced by grant applications, publication output and supervision of research students.

The University’s values are integrity and collegiality. Alignment with these values, along with the ability to actively contribute to the success of a team, are inherent requirements of the role.

About us

Southern Cross University is powered by passion to deliver the best learning, teaching and research possible. Our graduates stride a global stage with confidence as proud alumni. Working at Southern Cross combines a rare privilege of being surrounded by ambitious students, amazing and dedicated colleagues and an environment of stunning natural beauty. Independent benchmarks place Southern Cross at the forefront of its key research areas, student experience and graduate salaries, largely due to the tireless collaboration to create something special across our communities of the Northern Rivers, Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast and online.

Southern Cross University offers flexible work arrangements, generous parental and carer’s leave provisions, wellbeing initiatives, professional learning opportunities, mentoring programs and support to undertake further study.

Applicant information

Job applicants must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or currently hold a visa with unrestricted work rights in Australia for the entire duration of the appointment. Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Contact for further information

For more information about the opportunities, please contact:

Name: Dr Chris Stevens, Senior Lecturer
Phone:  0411 797 245

For more information about the application process, please visit our website or contact:

HR Services
(02) 6620 3667

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Applications close at 9:00am AEDT on Friday, 4 February 2022 and must be submitted through the online portal.

Use the position description link below to access further information about the selection criteria for this role. You will need to submit complete responses to the selection criteria with your application, including providing examples where relevant. Please prepare these and submit each response when prompted in your online application submission.