Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Chiropractic

Sydney, Australia
$96,970 to $136,161 p.a.
17 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

In Macquarie's Faculty of Science and Engineering you'll join passionate researchers and educators blazing new trails in the spirit of discovery and exploration. Encouraged to think boldly, and supported by some of Australia's most outstanding facilities, brilliant minds converge in our faculty to create incredible new possibilities: the world's first attempt to synthesize complex life, the creation of Wi-Fi, the discovery of dancing dwarf galaxies, and the development of blue LED light. Inspired by challenge and opportunity, we look forward to welcoming you as we imagine a new future together.

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light. 

The Department of Chiropractic runs an extremely successful evidence based teaching program and educates students in the clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic skills required for registration as a chiropractor. The Department has a commitment to excellence in teaching and research, as well as service to the profession and the community. 

For further information about the Department of Chiropractic, please click here

The Role

The Department of Chiropractic is seeking to appoint a dynamic and qualified academic as Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) with a strong enthusiasm and track record of research and teaching in the area of orthopaedic with a musculoskeletal focus. The successful candidate will demonstrate strengths for future potential across other research and teaching streams of the Department and also contribute to the administration, outreach and promotion of the Department of Chiropractic.  

Successful candidates will:

  • Strive for excellence in teaching and deliver orthopaedic lectures
  • Continually make quality contribution to the research and scholarly activities of the department
  • Support their research through attracting funding from diverse funding sources
  • Proactively build research collaborations, both internal and external
  • Contribute to the full range of departmental activities

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position candidates must submit as part of their application a separate document responding to the selection criteria below.

  • A PhD in orthopaedics and/or biomechanics or a relevant discipline
  • Evidence of high quality publications in both national and international journals (relevant to the discipline)
  • A track record as a productive member of a research team
  • Capacity to attract and supervise Higher Degree Research students
  • A strong track record of delivering high quality learning and teaching, involving the design, delivery and management of lectures, tutorials and assessment at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Demonstrated capacity for external research collaboration and to attract competitive funding
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to relate to staff and students from all backgrounds and to represent the Department and Faculty to external stakeholders and the general public

Desirable criteria

  • Evidence of interdisciplinary research collaboration
  • Evidence of external promotion of research activity, both nationally and internationally
  • Demonstrated innovations in teaching

Additional Selection Criteria for appointment at Level C 

  • An established research record in Engineering; 
  • Demonstrated success in teaching and curriculum development 
  • Proven track record of interdisciplinary research 

Appointment Type: Full-time, Continuing 

Enquiries: Rosemary Giuriato, Head of Department and Director of Clinics via e-mail or phone rosemary.giuriato@mq.edu.au or phone +61 2 9850 6992

Salary Package: Level B from AUD$96,970 to $114,732 p.a. or Level C from AUD$$118,401 to $136,161 p.a., plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading. The appointment will be commensurate with experience. 

Applications Close: 11:55pm Sunday 13 November 2016, Australian Eastern Standard Time

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.