Lecturer in Clinical Rehabilitation

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

Position Details 

  • Continuing | Part-Time at 0.6FTE 

  • Academic Level B | $101,724- $120,380 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. At 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 

If you are an AHPRA registered Physiotherapist with contemporary clinical experience in neurophysiotherapy, we invite you to make a difference as a Lecturer in Clinical Rehabilitation at Flinders University – ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world! You will join our inter-disciplinary teaching team of experienced clinicians and active researchers to develop career-ready and enterprising graduates who will address the concerns of the Australian and global health sector.

As the Lecturer in Clinical Rehabilitation, you will contribute to excellence in teaching and learning across the suite of Clinical Rehabilitation topics in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, specifically those within the postgraduate neurophysiotherapy specialisation. You will undertake a lead role in the planning and evaluation of teaching and learning through the development and delivery of lectures and tutorials for topics within the field of Clinical Rehabilitation.  You will make an independent contribution to the review, renewal, development and design of curricula and courses, including short courses, that are attractive to existing and new cohorts of students.

You will also be expected to concurrently engage in practice within the field of Clinical Rehabilitation to ensure teaching is in step with contemporary practice, knowledge, and skills. Your concurrent engagement in practice will support the strengthening of new and existing partnerships with external stakeholders that have the potential for providing improved teaching, learning and/or research outcomes for the University.

About You 

You will be an AHPRA registered Physiotherapist with extensive contemporary experience in Physiotherapy, specifically neurophysiotherapy, and a strong track record of teaching excellence at a tertiary level. With your exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, you will maintain strong relationships with a range of diverse staff, students, and industry stakeholders. Your natural ability to collaborate and engage with stakeholders will develop productive partnerships that can provide opportunities for students and promote graduate employability. Your keen attention to detail will allow you to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines, while always demonstrating a commitment to high quality service delivery.

To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • A Doctorate in a relevant field or equivalent clinical experience and professional standing in Physiotherapy, specifically neurophysiotherapy.

  • Unconditional registration as a Physiotherapist with AHPRA.

  • Relevant and contemporary clinical experience in neurophysiotherapy that will be maintained concurrently within or outside of this position.

  • Evidence of excellence in teaching performance at a tertiary level, inclusive of simulation and/or clinical setting.

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 services , gym  and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia). 

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • 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

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted. 

Applications to be submitted before 10.00pm:

09 Apr 2023

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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