Associate Professor/Professor of Physiotherapy
Faculty of Health Sciences - Discipline of Physiotherapy
About the opportunity
The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney is a world leader in health sciences research and education. Courage and creativity guides our decision making, teaching and research. The strategic direction of the faculty is to be known nationally and internationally for the impact of our transformational education and research, and importantly, our research will be deeply embedded with our global partners. The faculty seeks mutually beneficial engagement with local health districts, primary health care networks, academia, industry and communities. We work effectively in diverse cultural settings. Our students represent culturally and socially diverse backgrounds; hence we are building a health workforce that reflects Australia’s diversity. As well as graduating outstanding clinicians we graduate leaders in health who have an international perspective.
The Faculty currently seeks to appoint a highly-motivated Associate Professor (Level D) or Professor (Level E) to make a significant contribution to its research and teaching programs in physiotherapy. This is a stimulating position that offers the opportunity to be involved in cross-disciplinary research within the Faculty of Health Sciences, throughout the University of Sydney, and with international partners. While expertise in neurological physiotherapy or musculoskeletal physiotherapy is preferred, we encourage applications from candidates with expertise in any area related to physiotherapy. The opportunity exists for the successful applicant to take a leading role in curriculum review, ensuring that our programs produce future leaders in clinical physiotherapy, health care, health research, and health education. Post graduate qualifications in higher education/curriculum design are desirable but not essential.
Term and remuneration
A competitive remuneration package will be offered for the successful candidate. The position is full-time continuing(preferred) or part-time from 0.6 FTE upward may be considered, and is subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme is a condition of employment for new appointees. Level of appointment and responsibility will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
How to apply
For more information on the position, faculty and University, please view the candidate brochure available on the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 153/0118 for more information and to apply.
Closing date: 11.30 pm (AEDT) Sunday 25 March 2018
Interviews: May 2018
We are committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, people who identify as LGBTIQ and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.
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