Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Sydney, Australia
07 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Discipline of Physiotherapy, Graduate School of Health

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow. 

The Graduate School of Health (GSH) plays a significant role in the strategic development of UTS as the University expands its research strength and degree offerings in Health. GSH is focused on postgraduate education and research. The School commenced in 2011 with the establishment of the pharmacy discipline. Currently, the GSH delivers graduate-entry masters’ degrees and high impact research in pharmacy, orthoptics, clinical psychology and physiotherapy with a view to further expansion.

The Master of Physiotherapy is fully accredited (with conditions) by the Australian Physiotherapy Council, and approved by the Australian Physiotherapy Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a qualification leading to registration as a physiotherapist in Australia. The program differentiates itself by offering a blended, innovative, practice-orientated and case based problem solving physiotherapy education. As such, the course prepares students for a rewarding career as a Physiotherapist of the future.  As our program develops and grows we are looking to expand our team of academics to provide teaching, research and clinical expertise in neurological physiotherapy (including neuro-rehabilitation), cardiopulmonary and/or musculoskeletal physiotherapy.

In this role you will contribute to, develop, and deliver curriculum; conduct high quality research; and provide supervision of coursework masters and higher degree research students. You will be responsible for developing and delivering curriculum in neurological physiotherapy (including neuro-rehabilitation), cardiopulmonary and/or musculoskeletal physiotherapy and so will need clinical expertise and knowledge in at least one of these areas.

You will also bring to this role:

  • Teaching experience at a university including experience with alternative/flexible teaching methods and a variety of assessment processes.
  • At Lecturer level, an emerging research track record of refereed publications and conference presentations.
  • At Senior Lecturer level, an established research track record of refereed publications and conference presentations.
  • AHPRA endorsement as a Physiotherapist withconsiderable clinical experience and an understanding of the clinical setting in Australia.
  • A PhD inPhysiotherapy(or close to completion at Lecturer level).

For appointment at the higher level you will also have:

  • Previous experience with research student supervision.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our innovative, dynamic and growing physiotherapy discipline in what has been ranked as Australia’s #1 Young University (QS World University Rankings 2017). 

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please download the position description from the link on the UTS website.

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range:

Lecturer (Level B): $99,924 - $114,343p.a

Senior Lecturer (Level C): $121,469 - $135,725p.a

This role attracts 17%superannuation in addition to the base salary. Employee benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis.

How To Apply

Prior to commencing your application for IRC99780, please review the Position Statementand the relevant selection criteria - click on the apply link to be taken to the relevant page. You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document.

Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.  Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC99780

Specific enquiries or  issues with the application process may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or to Julie Small, Recruitment Consultant, on  +61 2 9514 2039.

Closing Date: Wednesday 27th September 2017 at 11.59pm(AEST)

Please note: If you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact recruitment@uts.edu.au for assistance.

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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