Lecturers in Physiotherapy

University of Queensland
April 24, 2024
Offerd Salary:$108,201 - $128,201
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:fixed-term for 4.5 y
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

  • Join a university ranked in the world's top 50

  • Genuine career progression opportunities via our academic promotions process

  • Two positions available - one permanent and one fixed-term, 4.5 year opportunity

  • Based at our St Lucia campus

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world, and within an environment where interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.

    At the core of our teaching remains our students, and their experience with us sets a foundation for success far beyond graduation. UQ has made a commitment to making education opportunities available for all Queenslanders, regardless of personal, financial, or geographical barriers.

    As part of our commitment to excellence in research and professional practice in academic contexts, we are proud to provide our staff with access to world- class facilities and equipment, grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and other forms of staff support and development.

    About This Opportunity

    We have two exciting opportunities for Lecturers in Physiotherapy , with expertise in the areas of Neurological, Paediatric or Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, to join our world-leading School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences . Our School has a long tradition of high achievement in teaching and research in audiology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech pathology. As one of Australia's leading health and rehabilitation educators, the School is recognised internationally for its teaching and research staff, alumni and quality of students.

    In this role, you will have the opportunity to focus your efforts on growing your profile in teaching, research and service and engagement, as well as coordinating and leading the activities of other staff and contributing to the effective supervision of Honours and Higher Degree by Research students. As a teaching and research academic at level B, you will aspire to achieve national recognition in your field of research.

    Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    Teaching : Develop and deliver courses, engage in curriculum design, coordinate courses, assess students, provide academic counselling, and adhere to university teaching rules.

    Research : Establish a research program, collaborate on research projects, seek and manage research funding, publish in reputable journals, utilise best practice research methodologies, and participate in project discussions.

    Supervision and Researcher Development : Supervise students, recruit and manage employees, provide performance feedback and training, resolve conflicts, and ensure correct remuneration and benefits.

    Citizenship and Service : Develop partnerships, demonstrate leadership through mentoring, engage in internal service roles and committees, perform administrative functions, provide support to colleagues, and uphold university values.

    These are teaching & research positions. Further information can be found by viewing UQ's Criteria for Academic Performance.

    We have two full-time positions available, one permanent and one fixed-term for 4.5 years, at Academic level B.

    The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $108,201 - $128,201, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $126,595 - $149,996 annually. As this role is covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases – at least once a year.

    The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad: from being part of a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading, flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options and flexible start/finish times, and genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.

    About You

  • Completion of a PhD in Physiotherapy.

  • A growing profile in teaching and research in the areas of Neurological, Paediatric or Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

  • A developing reputation and track record of publications in reputed refereed journals and presenting at conferences.

  • Evidence of successfully seeking, obtaining and managing external research funding.

  • Evidence of a high quality of teaching at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate levels across a variety of settings, including small and large groups.

  • Experience in course coordination and contribution to the development and continuous innovation of new programs, curriculum design and course material in the discipline area.

  • A growing record of supervision of Honours and Research Higher Degree students to successful completion.

  • Experience in meaningful internal service roles in conjunction with active contributions to external activities.

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • AHPRA registration: It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent holds and maintains (or demonstrates eligibility to do so) full AHPRA registration.
  • Visa sponsorship may be available for this appointment subject to candidate eligibility. If you are relocating from interstate or overseas, you can find out more about life in Australia's Sunshine State here.


    For more information about this opportunity, please contact A/Prof Martin Sale, Head of Physiotherapy, at [email protected].

    For application queries, and to request the position description of this role, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • Responses to the ‘About You' section above

  • Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close Wednesday 24 April 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number: R-36754).

    From this employer

    Recent blogs

    Recent news