Senior Lecturer - School of Allied Health Science and Practice

The University of Adelaide
Adelaide, Australia
Jun 25, 2021
Jul 22, 2021
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
(Level C) $123,075 to $141,537 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Full-time, 3-year convertible contract with a possibility of conversion to a continuing position subject to performance and funding availability, commencing July 2021

An exciting academic opportunity exists for a Senior Lecturer with extensive experience providing Academic Leadership in Learning and Teaching to join the School of Allied Health Science and Practice.

The successful candidate will be a passionate educator with demonstrated experience developing and advocating for education quality and innovative approaches to teaching and assessment. They will play a key leadership role within the School by chairing the School Programs Board and being an active member of the School Executive. Further, they will be responsible for coordinating and teaching into first and second year undergraduate common courses within the Allied Health suite of programs and ensuring the overall quality of the student experience.

To be successful you will need:
  • A PhD in a relevant discipline, or have equivalent qualifications and experience in Allied Health or Health Professions Education.
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of high-quality student-centred learning and teaching at an undergraduate level; and a commitment to excellence in teaching and the student experience.
  • Experience in the development of innovative teaching methods and curriculum, including interprofessional learning outcomes.
  • Experience in course and/or program coordination and the management of teaching and learning resources and staffing.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and build effective relationships and partnerships in an academic setting.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of six schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Online' button below to be taken through to our online application form. Please address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 22 July 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Rachel Gibson
Director, Allied Health
P: +61 (8) 8313 0245

For application related queries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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