Lecturer in Physiotherapy

University of Queensland School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Lecturer in Physiotherapy

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Area:Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Salary (FTE):Academic Level B ($99,542.80 - $118,206.73)
Work type:Full Time - Continuing
Location: St Lucia

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences includes the professional disciplines of Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Speech Pathology. Undergraduate programs are available in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology with graduate entry programs available in all disciplines. Students gain supervised professional experience as part of their academic program and graduates are ready for immediate entry to their profession on completion of their degree. Each of the undergraduate degree programs is of four years’ duration and includes both preclinical and clinical study offered in an integrated way. All of our programs place considerable emphasis on problem solving and diagnostic decision-making and students are guided in the processes of systematic and holistic assessment and the selection and effective implementation of management approaches. Each discipline prepares students to operate within the health, education and related systems and to contribute meaningfully to teams. There is an emphasis on interprofessional education and research in the School.

All disciplines within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences are active in research and are making significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge in their professions. The School offers Higher Degree Research programs in all disciplines. Further details about the School and its activities may be assessed on the School’s website at https://shrs.uq.edu.au/.

About This Opportunity

An opportunity exists for a Lecturer in Physiotherapy to support the coordination and teaching of undergraduate, honours and postgraduate levels. You will engage in both teaching and research in Physiotherapy, include revising existing course materials and developing new materials, supervising Honours and HDR students, developing a coherent research program, and cultivating relationships with industry, professional bodies, and the wider external Physiotherapy community. 

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

To be successful for this opportunity, you will have completed a PhD in Physiotherapy, partnered with a growing profile in teaching and research within the field. You will hold experience in high quality teaching across a variety of levels and settings, including experience in course coordination activities. Your developing research track record will include evidence of publications in reputed refereed journals and evidence obtaining external research funding. You will also hold a growing record of supervising HDR students, experience in meaningful internal service roles, and contributions towards external activities is desirable. Teaching and research in the areas of Paediatrics, Occupational Health and/or Cardiorespiratory physiotherapy is desirable but not essential.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, continuing position at Academic level B.

The base salary will be in the range $99,542 - $ 118,206, plus super of up to 17%. The total package will be in the range $116,464 - $138,301.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Leanne Johnston

For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Responses to the Selection Criteria

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

Advertised: 19 Apr 2021

Applications close: 10 May 2021 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time