Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Adelaide, Australia
$101,724 - $120,380 p.a.
22 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
07 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Part Time

Position Details

  • Continuing | Full-Time or Part-Time
  • Academic Level B (Teaching Specialist) | $101,724 - $120,380 p.a.
  • Location: Bedford Park

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 a Teaching Specialist (Clinical/Practitioner) and Lecturer in Physiotherapy you will contribute to student success and learning innovation in clinical education across our Health2Go services. You will deliver excellence in teaching through contributing to various Physiotherapy topics across the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, you will engage in practice within the field of Physiotherapy in a clinical or community setting to support maintenance of contemporary practice, knowledge, and skills. Practice within our student-led Physiotherapy services would be considered sufficient.

Teaching responsibilities of the role include clinical education within our Health2Go Physiotherapy and inter-professional services, creating and coordinating inspiring teaching approaches that enhance the student experience and contributing to the planning and evaluation of topics. You will review and design curricula that excites new students and encourages critical thinking and provide professional advice to students concerning their studies and career. Other University responsibilities include maintaining professional development, attending College meetings, and promoting opportunities for graduate employability. This role does not include research requirements.

About You

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced, excellent teacher at a tertiary level. You will have contributed in experience to innovative learning, student assessment, and understand curriculum reviews. You are an excellent communicator in all formats, particularly in your ability to establish relationships with students, staff, and industry partners. You will have completed a PhD or EdD or equivalent clinical experience and professional standing in Physiotherapy and hold an unconditional registration as a Physiotherapist with AHPRA.

In addition, you will also demonstrate:

  • Relevant and contemporary clinical experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and ability to maintain concurrently within or outside of this position.
  • An understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning, research, scholarship, and practice.
  • A commitment to fostering a positive workplace culture for all.
  • Evidence of reflective practice and upholding the values of Flinders University.
  • Experience in leading the activities of staff, preparing international and short course content for teaching, and using innovative technologies for teaching (desirable).
  • Knowledge of course accreditation requirements as appropriate (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
  • It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University in accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA).

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

Late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Please note, the University will be operating on limited staff over the Christmas period, returning to full capacity in the New Year. We appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair review of all applications during this time and will endeavour to provide an update as soon as possible.

Applications to be submitted before 11:59 pm:

07 Dec 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.