Ref 2534/22 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Occupational Therapy

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Campbelltown, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 21 Aug 2022

  • Campbelltown Campus
  • Remuneration Package: $127,812 to $178,242 p.a.
  • Full-Time, Ongoing Position

Working at Western Sydney University means you will be part of an organisation that’s ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and is a research leader – with 85% of the University’s research being at or above world standard.

We understand the key to your success is unlocking your true potential – just as we do with our students. Our 3,500 staff members work together to enable a dynamic, inclusive and innovative culture that is distinctly research-driven and student-centred.

The University is deeply embedded in the community and the region we serve, which is Australia’s fastest growing economy and one of the most culturally diverse areas in Australia. Our 11 campuses include a hybrid network of technology-infused vertical CBD campuses and more traditional campuses across Western Sydney.

We take pride in challenging the traditional notion of what a university ‘should’ be and are dedicated to ensuring our 49,500 students enjoy the best and most dynamic learning experience possible. From our forward-focused reworking of our teaching methodologies to connecting our learning hubs with industry, we are equipping our students with real-world learning experiences and future employment.

With more than 200,000 highly respected alumni we are ranked the highest university in NSW for graduate employer satisfaction. Join us as we shape the future of Western Sydney.

The School of Health Sciences is educating tomorrow's graduates in an environment that is contemporary, challenging, and adaptive to a rapidly evolving world. Our teaching programs are intrinsically interdisciplinary and cover a broad range of professional and other disciplines in the clinical and non-clinical health sciences, and in sport-related disciplines. These areas are underpinned by a strong focus on research and research led teaching, which involves partnerships with a range of external organisations. Our programs include undergraduate degrees, Honours degrees, coursework Masters programs, and higher degree research programs (Masters and PhD). All the health science programs combine strong interprofessional health competencies common to all health science professionals and specialist discipline practice.

About you and the role

We are seeking a forward thinking, dynamic, and innovative scholar to take ona role at the level of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy and to contribute to our undergraduate and postgraduate programs in this area. You will have expertise and experience in Occupational Therapy and related areas, and the ability to teach into a range of Occupational Therapy areas.

In this position you will be expected to be involved in a range of academic activities including the coordination and teaching of subjects in the Occupational Therapy program. You will be expected to conduct research and supervise, where appropriate, undergraduate (Honours) and postgraduate (Masters and PhD) students in their area of expertise. You will work closely with research and teaching staff in the School of Health Sciences and will be encouraged to develop collaborations across the wider University. You will also be required to foster relevant relationships external to the University.

This is a full-time, ongoing position based at the Campbelltown campus with the ability to travel to other campuses as required to support multi-campus activities.

Benefits and perks 

Remuneration Package:

  • Academic Level B $127,812 to $150,817p.a. (comprising Salary of $108,003 to $127,531 p.a., plus 17% Superannuation and Leave Loading).
  • Academic Level C $155,383 to $178,242 p.a. (comprising Salary of $131,433 to $150,971 p.a., plus 17% Superannuation and Leave Loading). 


Salary Packaging options and many other benefits.

For further information on this position, please read the attached Candidate Brief.

Position Enquiries: Professor Gregory Kolt, Dean, School of Health Sciences, email g.kolt@westernsydney.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries: The Recruitment Team can be contacted 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday via email recruitment@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date: 8:30pm, Sunday 21 August 2022

Immigration Sponsorship: Employer Visa sponsorship will be provided if required.

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