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Lecturer, Paramedicine, School of Health Sciences

Campbelltown, Australia
$135,528 to $159,922 p.a.
Closing date
10 Mar 2024

Job Details

  1. Full-Time, Ongoing Position | Westerns Campbelltown Campus
  2. Remuneration Package: Academic Level B $135,528 to $159,922 p.a. | Includes 17% Superannuation
  3. Salary Packaging options | Professional Development Opportunities | Inclusive culture | Multi-Campus opportunities
  • Full-Time, Ongoing Position | Westerns Campbelltown Campus
  • Remuneration Package: Academic Level B $135,528 to $159,922 p.a. | Includes 17% Superannuation
  • Working at WSU means you’ll be part of an organisation that’s ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide!
  • Unlock your potential with WSU: Benefit from flexible work arrangements, salary packaging, 35-hour work week, development opportunities and more!  

About Western 

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led institution committed to excellence in education, research, and community impact. We are proud to be ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and hold the top position in the Times Higher Education Impact rankings, with 85% of its research being at or above world standard. At Western Sydney University, we recognise that unlocking your true potential is the key to your success, just as we do for our students. Our core values - Boldness, Fairness, Integrity, and Excellence – serve as guiding principles for our organisational culture and influence the work we do. With a team of 3,000 dedicated staff members, we foster a dynamic, inclusive, and innovative culture deeply rooted in research and dedicated to student-centred excellence. It's the perfect environment for you to thrive professionally. If you are a dedicated and forward-thinking academic seeking a career that can make a meaningful difference, we invite you to discover the abundant opportunities, innovation, and impact that await you at Western Sydney University.

About the Team 

The School of Health Sciences is educating tomorrow's graduates in an environment that is contemporary, challenging, and adaptive to a rapidly evolving world. Our teaching programs are intrinsically interdisciplinary and cover a broad range of professional and other disciplines in the clinical and non-clinical health sciences, and in sport-related disciplines. These areas are underpinned by a strong focus on research and research led teaching, which often involves partnerships with a range of external organisations. Our programs include undergraduate degrees, Honours degrees, coursework Master’s programs, and higher degree research programs (Masters and PhD).

Our Paramedicine program is an accredited 3-year undergraduate program, is well established, and is leading in the sector nationally. The new Bachelor of Paramedicine is undergoing accreditation. Specifically, the paramedicine discipline has strong collaborations with clinical providers (both public and private) nationally and internationally, and we enjoy the benefits of our associations (teaching and research) with the Western Sydney community and beyond.

About the Role

The School of Health Sciences are seeking a forward thinking, dynamic, and innovative scholar to take on a role at the level of Lecturer (Level B) in Paramedicine and to contribute to our programs in this area.

The successful applicant will be expected to be involved in a range of academic activities including the development, implementation, and teaching of the Paramedicine program. The appointee will also have opportunities to contribute to program leadership in Paramedicine. The appointee will be expected to conduct research and supervise, where appropriate, undergraduate and postgraduate (Masters and PhD) students in their area of expertise. The appointee will work closely with research and teaching staff in the School of Health Sciences and will be encouraged to develop collaborations with units across the wider University. Appointees will also be required to foster relevant relationships external to the University, including for clinical placements.

This is a full-time, ongoing position based at the Campbelltown campus, multi-campus activities requiring travel to other campuses of the University may be required.

About you

The successful candidate will have:

  • Masters or PhD or equivalent in an area relevant to Paramedicine
  • Recognised Paramedicine qualifications and registration with the Paramedicine Board of Australia, or qualifications to gain such registration.
  • Demonstrated Paramedicine industry experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in quality and innovative teaching, including ability to facilitate learning in small and large groups, medical simulation, and experience in using contemporary methods of curriculum design, development, delivery, and assessment (including the use of e-learning methods).
  • Demonstrated experience in accordance with level of appointment in progressing research initiatives from inception through to publication.
  • Demonstrated experience in, or the potential to move into, the supervision of research students at undergraduate, Honours and higher degree level.
  • Demonstrated experience in successful collaboration with industry and community partners.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as a team.


Western Sydney University highly values equity and inclusiveness. We have a proud history of doing so and consider this an important part of our social and civic responsibilities as a University. We strive to contribute to tackling inequalities and promoting wellbeing within our own institution, the Greater Western Sydney region, nationally and internationally. If you share our passion for creating a more equitable and inclusive world, and if you are ready to contribute to meaningful change, join us in our mission to promote equity, inclusiveness, and wellbeing.

What We Offer in Return

At Western Sydney University, we deeply value our staff and recognise their invaluable contributions that drive our mission and uphold our values. In return for your dedication, we offer:

Salary Packaging options

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Multi-Campus opportunities
  • Salary Packaging options

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, we want to hear from you! Apply now ensuring you carefully address each of the selection criteria in your application. Please review the position description for further information.

Remuneration Package:  Academic Level B $135,528 to $159,922 p.a. (comprising Salary of $114,523 to $135,230 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: Please direct specific enquiries regarding the role to Professor Sarah Lewis via email at

Recruitment Enquiries: Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the Recruitment Team at

Closing Date: 8:30pm, Sunday 10th March 2024.

Working Rights in Australia - Eligibility

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For an ongoing/continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident and provide evidence at time of application.

How to Apply

Please use the following link to submit your application to be directed to Western Sydney University’s website, to submit your application:

In addition to your resume and cover letter, you are required to address the selection criteria in your application.

Please note, only those applications submitted via the WSU online recruitment system will be accepted.


Western Sydney University is a major urban university spread over six campuses in Western Sydney, the nation’s third largest economy and a region of great opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth. The University has a strong connection to Greater Western Sydney, working with its communities and businesses to contribute to the region’s growth. The University is culturally diverse, with approximately 3,315 staff and 44,000 students drawn from Australia and around the world.

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