Senior Lecturer, School of Allied Health Science and Practice

Adelaide, Australia
$ 125,537 to $144,368 per annum plus 17% superannuation
15 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
18 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(Leve C) $ 125,537 to $144,368 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

This is a full-time, 3-year convertible academic position available from 1 January 2023.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Lecturer with experience in Physiotherapy learning and teaching to join the School of Allied Health Science and Practice. The Senior Lecturer provides leadership in academic and research areas in Physiotherapy in the School of Allied Health Science and Practice, within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.

Reporting to the Head of Physiotherapy, Associate Professor Paul Rothmore, the successful candidate will be a passionate educator with demonstrated experience in developing and delivering innovative approaches to undergraduate teaching and assessment. They will contribute to excellence in teaching, ensure high quality student graduates and lead discipline-specific and collaborative engagement. They will be adaptable, flexible, and able to teach undergraduate students across a range of courses in the 4-year Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) program while ensuring the overall quality of the student experience.

This is a unique opportunity to influence and guide the development of the next generation of physiotherapists.

To be successful you will need:

  • Doctoral or Master’s degree relevant to Physiotherapy or equivalent experience, accreditation and professional standing and eligibility for AHPRA registration.
  • A record of academic achievement of national standing through significant contributions, including academic leadership, to the scholarship of teaching, research, innovation or professional activity; expertise in cardiorespiratory and/or neurological physiotherapy would be an advantage.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of contemporary practices gained through industry experience and/or scholarly activities or similar.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead others in the delivery of high-quality course and subject design, and in the delivery of high-quality student-centred learning and teaching at an undergraduate level, that includes the capacity to incorporate new technologies and new approaches to teaching and learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and build effective relationships and partnerships in an academic setting.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55 pm, 18 September 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Paul Rothmore
Associate Professor
P: +61 (8) 83133568

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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