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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Port Macquarie, Australia
$102,486 to $121,504 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
Closing date
17 Dec 2023
  • Bring your passion and innovation and make a real world difference in curriculum development and student engagement
  • Deliver contemporary educational programs that produce job ready occupational therapy graduates
  • Join an inclusive team of community focussed educators dedicated to the development of future regional and rural health professionals

The Role

  • Continuing, Full time (job share arrangement may be considered)
  • Level B/C - $102,486 to $144,318 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Port Macquarie

You will actively engage in teaching, curriculum development and student engagement related to the occupational therapy course in the School of Allied Health, Exercise and Sports Sciences. You will also be expected to use blended models of subject delivery in teaching students, liaise effectively with the stakeholders of the course, and participate in administration and ongoing curriculum development.

The successful candidate must have sound experience in occupational therapy practice, a commitment to regional, rural and remote health and practice, and capacity and willingness to contribute to supporting work integrated learning for occupational therapy students.

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral or masters qualification relevant to occupational therapy (for Level C a doctoral qualification is required) with current full registration as an occupational therapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra).
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of contemporary occupational therapy and a sound understanding of the Australian health system.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to course and subject design, and to deliver high quality student-centred learning and teaching
  • Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain effective relationships with external stakeholders which contribute to establishing high quality learning experiences.

In addition to above, for an appointment at Level C, you will have:

  • Significant record of research/publication and/or professional activity relevant to occupational therapy, which demonstrates the capacity to make autonomous contributions and ability to lead projects.
  • Substantial experience and knowledge of contemporary occupational therapy practice, with an understanding of working in remote, rural and regional contexts.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Candidates progressing to the next stage of the recruitment process may be contacted in January 2024 and invited to interview.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science and Health delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Allied Health, Exercise and Sports Sciences has a broad focus on the health of our regional, national and international communities. Our courses are highly practical to create job-ready graduates and our research is solution-focused to make a real-world difference. The School offers a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the disciplines of clinical exercise physiology, exercise and sport science, sport management, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatric medicine, speech and language pathology, and sports media. Staff are focused on innovative and high-quality education, using state-of-the-art laboratories and learning spaces to encourage collaboration and support innovative methods of teaching and learning.

Staff are focused on innovative and high-quality education, using state-of-the-art laboratories and learning spaces to encourage collaboration and support new methods of teaching and learning.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description

or by contacting:

Tracey Parnell | Associate Head of School (Staff Supervision and Development), School of Allied Health, Exercise and Sports Sciences | | Ph: (02) 6051 9262

Closing Date: 11 pm, 17 December 2023

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