Associate Lecturer in Health Sciences

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Bedford Park, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime

Position Details

  • Continuing | Full-Time or Part-Time Available

  • Academic Level A | $79,828 - $96,742 p.a.

  • Location: Bedford Park

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About the College of Nursing and Health Sciences

At the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, we aim to be an innovator in contemporary education producing a safer and more resilient health and social care workforce. Our mission is to improve lives and empower communities, enabling better health and caring in the world through an exceptional student learning experience. In the College, our research mission is about co-creating new knowledge which promotes wellbeing, and better care and support, to individuals and communities across the lifespan. We work proactively with industry partners and professional bodies leading to more employable and innovative graduates.

About the Role

As a Teaching Specialist and Associate Lecturer in Health Sciences you will contribute to student success and learning innovation in content, particularly in the suite of Health Sciences topics. You will deliver excellence in teaching through contributing to other disciplines within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, among Flinders’ other Colleges. Working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, you will strengthen partnerships for learning and research, as well as managing workflows and providing guidance for staff under their supervision. 

Teaching responsibilities of the role include creating and coordinating inspiring teaching approaches that enhance the student experience and contributing to the planning and evaluation of topics. You will assist in the development of topic and course materials with appropriate guidance and provide support and academic counselling to students concerning their studies. Other University responsibilities include maintaining professional development, attending College meetings, and promoting opportunities for graduate employability. This role does not include research requirements.

About You

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced, excellent teacher at a tertiary level. You will have contributed in experience to innovative learning, student assessment, and understand curriculum reviews. You are an excellent communicator in all formats, particularly in your ability to establish relationships with students, staff, and industry partners. You will have a satisfactory completion of 3 years tertiary study in a relevant Health Sciences related discipline (as a minimum) and maintain a current membership with a relevant professional association.

In addition, you will also demonstrate:

  • Evidence of excellence in teaching performance at a tertiary level in areas associated with one or more of the following: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples health, digital health, health psychology, LGBTQIA+ health, pharmacology.

  • An understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning, research, scholarship, and practice.

  • Experience in preparation and delivery of curriculum, in student assessment, in curriculum reviews, and internal and external accreditation activities.

  • A commitment to fostering a positive workplace culture for all.

  • Evidence of reflective practice and upholding the values of Flinders University.

  • Completion of an Honours, Masters, or PhD or EdD or substantial progress towards a PhD or EdD in a relevant Health Sciences related discipline (desirable ).

  • Experience in a variety of teaching delivery methods, including using e‐learning platforms for teaching purposes (desirable ).

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Wide range of professional development activities and services

  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff

  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care servicesgym  and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as rural SA, interstate, and overseas travel, may be required.

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy  

  • It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University in accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA).

How to Apply and Information

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description.

  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Professor Michelle Miller

Late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Please note, the University will be operating on limited staff over the Christmas period, returning to full capacity in the New Year. We appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair review of all applications during this time and will endeavour to provide an update as soon as possible.

Applications to be submitted before 11.59pm:

11 Dec 2022

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

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