Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Adelaide, Australia
$106,403 - $125,917 p.a. 
21 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
11 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Part Time

Position Details 

  • Continuing | Part-Time at 0.8 FTE
  • Academic Level B | $106,403 - $125,917 p.a. 
  • Location: Bedford Park - Kaurna Country
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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 the Lecturer in Physiotherapy, you will harness innovative teaching practices and technologies to deliver an interactive and personalised approach across the suite of Physiotherapy topics in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. You will be responsible for making an independent and high-quality contribution to teaching via curriculum design and review, and the creation and coordination of lectures, tutorials, and workshops.

As you will be concurrently engaged in practice as a Physiotherapist with clinical experience in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy, you will ensure teaching is in step with contemporary practice by applying your understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning, research, scholarship, and practice. You will also make an independent, 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.

Please note, in 2024 our subject offering will be available across both Bedford Park and the new Flinders University City Campus! Availability across both campuses may be required.

About You

You will have an extensive track record of high-quality teaching performance at a tertiary level, inclusive of simulation and/or clinical settings. With your exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, you will maintain strong relationships with diverse range of staff, students, and industry stakeholders. Your natural ability to collaborate and engage with relevant external professional domains will develop productive partnerships that can provide opportunities to students and promote graduate employability. With your comprehensive knowledge of industry needs and demonstrated experience in tertiary teaching, you will harness your high-quality written communication skills to develop curricula, and coordinate topics. Your keen attention to detail will allow you to prioritise and coordinate tasks to ensure deadlines are met, while always demonstrating a commitment to high quality service delivery.

To be successful in this position, you will also:

  • Have a doctorate in a relevant field or equivalent clinical experience and professional standing in Physiotherapy.
  • Hold and maintain unconditional registration as a Physiotherapist with AHPRA.
  • Have relevant and contemporary clinical experience in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy and the ability to maintain concurrently within or outside of this position.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of curriculum reviews and internal and external accreditation activities

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). 

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  
  • 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


Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

11 Oct 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.

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