Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Health Sciences

Adelaide, Australia
$83,500 to $125,917 p.a.
14 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
27 Sep 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Details

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. At 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 leader within the health education sector, Flinders University is seeking an Associate Lecturer or Lecturer to join our team of talented academics within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

As a balanced academic in Health Sciences, you will be responsible for making a high-quality research contribution towards the Caring Futures Institute (CFI). This involves collaboration, participating in cross-disciplinary research activity, HDR student supervision as well as exploring new partnerships with relevant internal and external stakeholders. 

The Associate Lecturer/Lecturer will also be responsible for the delivery of topics across the suite of Health Sciences. You will play a role in the development of teaching materials, delivery of lectures/tutorials, examinations, and placement education. You will also be responsible for:

  • Developing, and maintaining strategic relationships with a range of stakeholders such as industry and professional associations and organisations.
  • Contributing to the integration and management of aspects of the academic and administrative life of the College.
  • Participating in College internal and external quality assurance and accreditation processes.

Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as rural SA, interstate, and overseas travel, may be required.

For the full list of duties applicable for each position, please view the relevant position description.

About You

As the successful candidate, you will be a strong communicator with the ability to maintain effective relationships with staff, students, and industry. You will have a strong understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning, research, scholarship, and practice.

Candidates will be determined to be suitable for the Level A, Associate Lecturer or Level B, Lecturer position depending on their relevant experience and qualifications.

As the Associate Lecturer, you will have completed 3 years of tertiary study in a relevant Health Sciences related discipline. The completion of an Honours, Masters, or the substantial progress towards a PhD or EdD in a relevant Health Sciences discipline will be highly advantageous. You will also demonstrate evidence of research experience. The Lecturer will possess a PhD or EdD or equivalent qualification in a relevant Health Sciences related discipline with a strong research track record.

Candidates will also need to exhibit the following:

  • Hold and maintain a current membership with a relevant professional association.
  • Prior teaching experience at a tertiary level in areas associate with one or more of the following: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples health, digital health, health psychology, health sociology, pharmacology.

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 servicesgym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment

Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies.

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

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.


Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

27 Sept 2023

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.

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