Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Gold Coast, Australia
13 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Griffith Health is one of the largest and most diverse single academic Health faculties in the Australian University sector. The Health Group consists of eight schools (Allied Health Sciences, Applied Psychology, Dentistry and Oral Health, Human Services and Social Work, Medicine, Medical Science, Nursing and Midwifery, and Pharmacy) and provides an extensive array of high quality and innovative education programs ranging from the enabling biomedical and social health sciences to professional and clinical disciplines. Currently over 10,000 students and more than 700 staff work within the Health Group, as well as a network clinical training sites and practitioners who collaborate in our research and teaching.

The School of Allied Health Sciences at Griffith University is one of the largest and fastest growing Schools in the Health Group. It is known for innovation and excellence in health education, research and clinical practice and has a focus on addressing many of the health challenges facing society today and into the future. The School offers academic programs across all levels of Exercise and Sport, Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation Counselling and Speech Pathology. Staff members actively engage in these areas of research and are supported by the Menzies Health Institute Queensland.

This is a continuing, full time position based at the Gold Coast campus, however the successful applicant will also be required to work on other campuses of the University.

The role:

This position will play an active role in the development and roll out of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) programs at the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses as well as contributing to the Discipline of Physiotherapy. This will include contributing to, and where appropriate leading learning and teaching, research and service activities. The Senior Lecturer, Physiotherapy, will have a strong commitment and track record in contemporary physiotherapy education, curriculum design and be an active researcher.

The person:

The successful applicant will possess an entry-level qualification in Physiotherapy, with a PhD focused on research relevant to Physiotherapy. You will also be eligible for registration with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia. Your demonstrated clinical expertise in an area of Physiotherapy coupled with evidence of collaboration with industry and community groups to develop networks at local and national levels will be essential. A post graduate qualification, APA titling or significant clinical expertise in one of the core areas of physiotherapy is desirable.

Salary range:

Senior Lecturer, Level C: $111,104 - $128,113 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $129,993 - $149,893 per annum.

Application Requirements:

Please ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description.
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Applications close at 5pm on the closing date. All applications must be submitted online.

Further information:

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Andrea Bialocerkowski, Head, School of Allied Health Sciences on +61 (0) 7 5552 8821.

For application queries, please contact Ms Tina Williams, Recruitment Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 4060.

Closing date: 26 January 2018 at 5 pm AEST.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.