Associate Lecturer / Lecturer, Podiatry

Ourimbah, Australia
$72,257 to $122,576 plus 17% superannuation and is commensurate with experience.
14 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
27 Nov 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Level B, full-time, continuing OR Level A, fixed, term, 5-year role
  • Based at the Ourimbah Campus on the beautiful Central Coast
  • Deliver and evolve the new four-year joint program in Podiatry

The Role

You will benefit from the University’s strong commitment to the Podiatry discipline and being part of a large multidisciplinary School of Health Sciences. You will have the opportunity to establish a vibrant, enthusiastic, positive professional environment.

Some of the key requirements in this role are to:

  • Contribute to the School’s vision to be a national leader in teaching and learning and its ranking of world class research 
  • Promote excellence in teaching and learning through innovative and contemporary curriculum design
  • Demonstrate experience of teaching and learning to ensure an optimal student experience
  • Build and maintain the University’s reputation by forging positive relationships with academic and professional staff, students and form strategic partnerships, collaborating with business, industry, government, and community regionally, nationally and internationally
  • Engage in and contribute to the School’s research environment through research collaborations inclusive of: external grant income, publication outputs, and for Level B, the supervision of Honours and or Higher Research degree students
  • Provide academic leadership to promote a workplace culture that embraces opportunities to benefit students, the School and the wider University

This position may be offered as Level A, on a 5-year fixed term basis or as a continuing Level B role. It will be located at the Ourimbah Campus (Darkinjung land).

About You

With a passion for teaching and a beginning flair for researching in Podiatry, you have proven experience in working autonomously, multi-tasking and prioritising to provide adaptive teaching methods, such as online teaching and the demonstration of online tutorials. You will have capability and eagerness to engage and network with external associations, to secure research funding and to assist industry in solving highly complex problems.

For the Level B position you will have a PhD and sound experience in producing quality research publications and outcomes.

About the University

The College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing is an innovative, research-intensive centre of education excellence. In collaboration with our external partners and stakeholders, including our long-standing partnerships with our regions’ health districts, the College prepares exemplary, career-ready health professionals, and produces world-leading research that builds capacity for excellence in healthcare interventions.

We create lifelong learners who are valued in the sector and prized by employers. Characterised by multi-disciplinary and collaborative research clusters, the College prioritises and invests in research that impacts the health of local and global communities. A University of Newcastle degree opens career doors with 87.5% of students finding employment within four months of graduating. Real-world, practical experience is embedded into all our programs.

The University of Newcastle is a global leader, committed to equity and excellence. Our vision is to create a better future for our regions and world, supported by our values of excellence, equity, engagement and sustainability.

How will we support you?

The remuneration for this position is a Level A from $72,257 to $98,059 or a Level B from $103,221 to $122,576 plus 17% superannuation and is commensurate with experience.

The University is committed to being a leader in family-friendly working environments.

For information on our employee benefits (such as flexible working, discounts in private health insurance and gym memberships and salary packaging) please visit

Let’s be part of something bigger together. 

Please visit a guide on how to apply for a role.

Your application must include:

  • Your ORCID ID
  • A URL link to your University Academic Profile (or equivalent)
  • A Cover Letter; outlining the level you are applying to, your interest in the role, including contact details for a minimum of three relevant referees
  • A statement addressing the Essential and Desirable Criteria, as provided in the relevant Position Description for the Academic Level you are applying to attached below (4 pages max)
  • Your CV

Please upload your Cover Letter and response to the requested Criteria as one PDF document.

For specific position enquiries, please contact Dr Andrea Coda, Head of Podiatry -

School of Health Sciences on (02) 4348 4507 or via email

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Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.   

 Closing date: Sunday, 27th November 2022 at 11:59 pm AEDT

Interviews for this position will be held on Monday, December 5th 2022

We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you

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