Senior Lecturer Occupational Therapy

Melbourne, Australia
25 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Swinburne is a place where your work can impact the national economy and wellbeing of our society. We promote diversity, support career development, provide flexibility and offer competitive salary packages. We have a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years.

About the job

The primary focus of the Senior Lecturer position is to launch and lead a research program in the discipline of Occupational Therapy in the areas of disability, assistive technology and/or design.

In this role, you will also be responsible for contributing to the teaching effort of the Faculty in the School of Health Sciences. This may involve a range of delivery modes including online facilitation of units and/or delivery of units using blended learning approaches for on-campus students.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • PhD qualification
  • Registered occupational therapist
  • Launch and lead a research program in the fields of disability, assistive technology and design.
  • A track record of publications in occupational therapy or related disciplines in field of disability, assistive technology and/or design.

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

What we offer

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

As we are a Child Safe Organisation, all appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check.
Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Associate Professor Mary Kennedy-Jones (Associate Professor Occupational Therapy & Chair Department Health Professions on +613 924 4935.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Position number: TBC

Applications close at 5 pm on Friday 22nd September 2017