Lecturer, Occupational Therapy

Swinburne University of Technology

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Academic Level B $96,808 - $114,612
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About the job
As the Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, you will be integral to Swinburne’s distinguished post-graduate, entry to practice program in the Department of Health Professions.

Located within the Department of Health Professions, this Lecturer position is for a fixed-term position, from February 17th to November 27th, 2020. This role is a part-time position at a fraction of 0.6 of full-time.

The incumbent will provide a strong commitment to curriculum development, academic teaching, and research activity in Occupational Therapy across various programs offered within the School of Health Sciences. The incumbent will convene and teach postgraduate units, develop and manage industry partnerships, conduct research and supervise research students.

About Swinburne
Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

Swinburne's Faculty of Health, Arts and Design equips students to take up active and innovative roles in the world as knowledge leaders and managers of health, design, technological and social change. Our close industry links bring a real-world focus to our courses. Our student satisfaction for teaching is one of the highest in Australia.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • AHPRA registered occupational therapist
  • A Doctoral qualification (or enrolment in) in occupational therapy or health-related discipline
  • Experience in in musculo-skeletal or neurological or mental health occupational therapy practice across the lifespan
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain links with health care providers, community and industry

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

Some of our excellent benefits include:

  • Onsite health services
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans. It can help you get the most value from what you earn

To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Employee Benefits

Further information and how to apply
The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world-class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To view the position description or to start an application click on apply at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

For further information about the position, please contact Mary Kennedy-Jones, Associate. Prof Occupational Therapy & Chair Dep Health Professions via email on mkennedyjones@swin.edu.au

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au

Applications close at 5pm, January 17th, 2020.

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