Lecturer in Physiotherapy (Academic Level A/B)

University of South Australia
July 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:$96,929
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  • Based in UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance at the City East campus

  • Full-time (1.0 FTE) continuing position
  • Commencement Salary: (Level A) $96,929 or (Level B) $109,074 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • About the Role

    In this position you will be responsible for contributing to the teaching, scholarship and professional activities of UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance. Your focus will primarily be on coordination and teaching in the Physiotherapy discipline, however, due to an increased focus on multidisciplinary teaching, the position may be required to work with multidisciplinary student groups.

    About Allied Health & Human Performance

    The UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance Academic Unit offers a wide range of degrees and conducts research in the fields of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation sciences, medical sonography, speech pathology, clinical exercise physiology, exercise and nutrition, health sciences, public health, exercise and sport science, and human movement.

    Our degrees meet the evolving needs of the health industry, with our graduates actively contributing to the future health workforce in areas such as medical imaging, rehabilitation and wellness, disability, health promotion, chronic disease, pain management, wellbeing and high-performance sport.

    About UniSA

    The University of South Australia is Australia's University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

    Core Responsibilities

    Level A

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of courses (as appropriate) and work with the team in the development of program change and innovation including flexible and online delivery
  • Apply research and scholarship to the development of courses, including investigating and developing alternative teaching methods and the initiation and development of new material
  • Supervise honours students
  • Facilitate the connections between research and teaching and vice versa
  • Undertake developmental activities to advance knowledge of effective discipline-specific pedagogical practices
  • Level B

  • Develop, coordinate and deliver courses on campus, offshore, online or via other appropriate methods
  • Work collaboratively and reciprocally with staff in other Academic Units and partner organisations to ensure that courses contain quality content which represents contemporary practice and theory
  • Supervise / co-supervise honours or postgraduate students
  • Facilitate the connections between research and teaching
  • Conduct and publish high quality scholarly research
  • Essential Skills and Experience Level A

  • A Bachelor degree in a relevant field, together with registration (or eligibility) as a Physiotherapist in Australia through AHPRA
  • Ability to undertake a range of teaching duties including the preparation of appropriate teaching materials and resources
  • Experience with a range of teaching technologies and administration
  • High standard of interpersonal, administrative and organisational skills
  • Level B

  • Formal qualifications in Physiotherapy together with registration and / or eligibility for registration as a Physiotherapist in Australia
  • A PhD in a related field of research to Physiotherapy
  • Clinical practice experience and leadership as a Physiotherapist
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake teaching duties including the design and preparation of teaching activities and resources
  • Demonstrated high level written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Benefits Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees
  • Culture

    At the University of South Australia, we value workplace diversity and are committed to providing a supportive, inclusive, and respectful work environment for all people. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, women, members of the LGBTIQ+ community, people of culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disability.

    We are committed to providing an equitable and barrier free recruitment process and encourage you to share any support, adjustments and/or access requirements you have by contacting our Recruitment Central team on [email protected]. Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.

    Start Your Unstoppable Career!

    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address

    Please address your cover letter to Ruth Haren, Team Leader: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 6277.

    Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 28 July 2024

    Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

    Pursuant to the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (the Act) and the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current Working with Children Check.

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