Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Prosthetics and Orthotics

Melbourne, Australia
03 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, Continuing positions, located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • Lecturer - $90,748 - $107,758 per annum + up to 17% superannuation
  • Senior Lecturer - $111,162 - $128,175 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University tusrned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

La Trobe University was the first institution to graduate prosthetist/orthotists with honours and doctoral qualifications. The Prosthetics and Orthotics Discipline is responsible for a number of courses including: Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics (double degree) as well as the graduate entry Masters of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics.

About the position

This position will contribute to teaching within the Prosthetics and Orthotics courses at the Melbourne campus; including the design, coordination and delivery of the transtibial, transfemoral or upper extremity prosthetics curriculula. The successful applicant will also be expected to undertake research and contribute to the administrative functions of the discipline.

Skills and Experience

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

  • Completion of a PhD, or equivalent qualification recognised by the University as appropriate for the relevant discipline area.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching as well as the ability to design, deliver and coordinate subjects.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a high-quality, contemporary, prosthetic service.
  • Strong record of research publication, relative to opportunity, with evidence of quality and impact.

Please refer to the Position Descriptions for other duties, skills and experience required for each Level.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to apply

Closing date:  Sunday, 1 April 2018 by 11.00pm AEST.

Position Enquiries:  Matthew Oates, +61 3 9479 1972 or m.oates@latrobe.edu.au

Please submit a cover letter indicating which Level you are applying for, as well as a resume and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria located in the Position Description for the relevant Level you are applying for.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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