Senior Lecturer Health Sciences

Adelaide, Australia
$124,109 - $142,764 p.a.
17 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2022
Contract Type

Position Details

  • Continuing | Full-Time (Part-Time negotiable)
  • Academic Level C (Teaching Specialist) | $124,109 - $142,764 p.a.
  • Location: Bedford Park Campus

About the College of Nursing and Health Sciences

At the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, we aim to be an innovator in contemporary education producing a safer and more resilient health and social care workforce. Our mission is to improve lives and empower communities, enabling better health and caring in the world through an exceptional student learning experience. In the College, our research mission is about co-creating new knowledge which promotes wellbeing, and better care and support, to individuals and communities across the lifespan. We work proactively with industry partners and professional bodies leading to more employable and innovative graduates.

About the Role

As the Senior Lecturer, you will foster student excellence through innovative teaching practices across the suite of Health Sciences topics and courses in the College of Nursing and Health Science. Your contribution to leadership in teaching will also involve coordinating, monitoring workflow and providing feedback to casual academic teaching staff. You will make an independent and high-quality contribution to strengthening existing partnerships or exploring new partnerships with external stakeholders that have the potential for providing improved teaching, learning and/or research outcomes for the University.

In this role you will:

  • Design, and review teaching curricula for Health Science topics.
  • Utilise inspired and contemporary teaching approaches and technologies to enhance the student experience.
  • Provide academic counselling and professional advice to studies to develop enterprising graduates.
  • Engage in coaching, mentoring, and supervising of student projects.

About You

As the Senior Lecturer, you will demonstrate a passion for providing leadership and delivering excellence in teaching and learning across the suite of Health Science topics and courses. You will use your outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to foster positive relationships with staff and students that role model the values and ethos of the University. You will contribute to scholarship in teaching through participation in teaching and learning strategies and in professional development in higher education teaching.

To be successful in this role you will also demonstrate:

  • Completion of a PhD or EdD or equivalent qualification is required in a health-related discipline in addition to a current membership with a relevant professional association.
  • An understanding of pedagogical theory and contemporary educational practice relevant to a health-related discipline.
  • Significant and sustained evidence of excellence in teaching performance at a tertiary level.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching performance at a tertiary level in areas associated with one or more of the following: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples health, digital health, health psychology, LGBTQIA+ health, pharmacology (desirable).

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services, gym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 

How to Apply and Information

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Professor Michelle Miller.

Applications to be submitted before 11:59 pm:

30 Nov 2022

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.