Curtin University of Technology
February 01, 2023
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Curtin's School of Nursing is the longest established school of nursing in the Australian university sector. From the time it opened 47 years ago, the school has been a key part of the University's drive to be a leader in health sciences education and research. The school delivers a range of undergraduate courses in nursing, oral health therapy and paramedicine; and specialist postgraduate courses in areas ranging from diabetes and critical care, to child health and midwifery.

We have an opportunity for a Lecturer to join our team, this role will be based at the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia (OCHWA) in Nedlands and our Curtin Bentley campus. In this role, you will deliver academic courses instruction, academic administration, clinical tuition and guidance, specifically in the Oral Health Therapy stream offered by the Curtin School of Nursing.

In this role you will:

  • Deliver high quality teaching to undergraduate students within the Oral Health Therapy courses.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing reflective improvement in teaching.
  • Conduct tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical sessions, as appropriate, which stimulate and foster student learning.
  • Mark and assess student work.
  • Contribute to curriculum innovation and content design.
  • To apply for this role, the candidate should be an Oral Health Therapist (or dual qualified dental therapist/dental hygienist) with adult restorative scope of practice.

    As this is a continuing (permanent) role, you will require permanent work rights in Australia to be considered. Only in limited situations will visa sponsorship situations be considered.

    To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Ron Knevel, Associate Professor on [email protected]

    About us Our vibrant campus includes a gym, childcare, a medical centre, an art gallery, endless food options including a full-range grocer, beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, good parking, and excellent public transport connections.

    For more information on our university, please visit www. curtin.edu.au

    Join us! Please provide your CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria (noted below) to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

  • A doctoral qualification, or a Masters degree and/or substantial progress towards the completion of a Masters degree (or equivalent accreditation) and professional standing for Teaching Focused Clinical Professional role.
  • Registered with AHPRA (or the equivalent Australian health professional regulatory authority) as an Oral Health Therapist (or dual qualified dental therapist/dental hygienist) with adult restorative scope of practice.
  • Demonstrated high level teaching skill and a demonstrated reflective approach to teaching delivery.
  • An understanding of pedagogical theory and contemporary educational practice relevant to the discipline and experience of scholarship in teaching.
  • Demonstrated experience to undertake unit coordination role.
  • Demonstrated experience/clinical practice within a clinical specialty/discipline.
  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills with a commitment to the development of a collegial and supportive working environment and the ability to interact with students and staff with cross cultural sensitivity.
  • Demonstrated commitment to applying relevant and applicable policies, procedures and legislation in the day-to-day performance of the functions of this position.
  • To view a copy of the generic Academic Role Statement, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser:

    https: // cloudstor.aarnet.edu.au/sender/?s=download&token=8334e4f2-0b98-4f96-a682-3a71385019b6

    Applications close: 9pm AWST, Wednesday 1st February 2023.

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, Working with Children Check, undergo character, integrity, and reference checks. Please note that this position may be subject to a WA state government vaccination mandate. If requested, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status prior to employment.

    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

    Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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