Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Port Macquarie, Australia
25 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Great coastal location
  • Highly employable graduates from small cohort
  • Supportive team and research environment

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time x 2 roles
  • $92,117 to $130,114 p.a. (plus super)
  • Port Macquarie

As Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy you will actively engage in teaching, research, curriculum development and student engagement related to the physiotherapy course in the School of Community Health. You will be expected to use blended models of subject delivery in teaching to students, liaise effectively with the stakeholders of the course, participate in the administration and ongoing curriculum development and progress an active research profile aligned to the strategic direction of the School.

There are two positions available. The successful candidate for one of the position must have clinical and/or research experience in neurological rehabilitation. The successful candidate for the other position must have clinical and/or research experience in cardiorespiratory rehabilitation. In addition, paediatric experience is desirable.

To be successful you will have:

  • a doctoral or masters degree relevant to physiotherapy or equivalent experience, accreditation and professional standing
  • AHPRA registration as a physiotherapist (or eligible for registration)
  • Record of research relevant to the discipline area
  • Sound/comprehensive knowledge of contemporary physiotherapy
  • Sound/established clinical and/or research experience in either neurological or cardiorespiratory rehabilitation
  • An ability to contribute to course and subject design, and to deliver high quality student centred learning and teaching

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Community Health has a diverse range of staff who work together in the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and community engagement. The School is focused on five professional courses including health and rehabilitation science, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry and speech pathology.

Staff in the School of Community Health are committed to work with regional and rural communities to train and graduate future health professionals; we use research to find answers to community questions; and we work together to support people to become agents for positive change within their community.

The School provides students with clinical training opportunities through the operation of commercial clinics offering services in Podiatry, Speech Pathology and Physiotherapy

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Position descriptions can be obtained via the following links:

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Kerstin McPherson | Lecturer in Physiotherapy | kermcpherson@csu.edu.au | Ph: 02 9365 7655

Closing Date: 11 pm, 23 July 2018