Associate Professor/Professor of Physiotherapy

Robina, Gold Coast, Australia
28 Jun 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2017
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Full Time

About the position

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine is seeking to appoint a full-time Associate Professor / Professor of Physiotherapy. The successful applicant will make a significant contribution to the Doctor of Physiotherapy Program, the Faculty and University by providing leadership in research and scholarship, teaching, academic administration and community engagement. Specific areas of responsibility will include strategic leadership and further development of the Doctor of Physiotherapy’s flagship program of research, involving close collaboration with industry partners, and preparing Physiotherapy students for evidence based practice. 

About the person:

Applications from PhD qualified Physiotherapists from any field of Physiotherapy practice will be considered. The successful applicant will demonstrate capacity to develop and oversee programs of collaborative and applied research that encompass varied physiotherapy fields and methodologies. Experience in research leadership, research program and project management, research design and statistics, and in evidence based physiotherapy practice will be essential.

The successful applicant will also demonstrate a strong national or international research profile, through their track record in research publications, research supervision and securing of external research funding. They will be a capable educator and have strong links with appropriate external professional organisations.

Please note: overseas applicants must be registrable in Australia by the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.

Salary details:

Bond University offers a vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to): competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, current use of fitness centre, use of library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site

The appointment will be offered on a continuing basis. Salary will be negotiated and commensurate with skills and experience. Salary packaging options are available.

Further information:

Initial inquiries can be directed to Dr Rod Pope, Acting Head of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, or 07 5595 4449

Application and submission details:

Selection Criteria

Associate Professor / Professor of Physiotherapy

Applications should include the following supporting documents:

  • A cover letter including the position title, where you saw this role being advertised and the position reference number #HSM1762
  • A curriculum vitae which includes the names and contact details of three referees; &
  • A statement addressing each of the selection criteria

Completed applications should be sent to:

Peta Dawson/Kayleigh Corlett

Applicants should have current work rights at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process. Short listed applicants without work rights will need to demonstrate they can meet the requirements for obtaining a valid Australian work visa.

Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Employment Contract (BEC) Bond University is an equal opportunity employer.