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Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Organisation Southern Cross University
Area, City Coffs Harbour – Hogbin Drive, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
Advert reference 19022
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Closing date for applications 12-03-2019


  • Opportunities located in beachside city of Coffs Harbour (New South Wales)
  • Join the energetic research and learning School of Health and Human Sciences
  • Excellent benefits and salary (package up to $159,388 per annum)
  • Relocation assistance visa sponsorship available for this role

With the best of what an Australian lifestyle can offer, Southern Cross University’s Coffs Harbour campus is located on the East Coast of Australia midway between Sydney and Brisbane and offers a friendly, innovative and progressive learning environment.

Coffs Harbour boasts a fantastic climate, some of the finest surf beaches, the Solitary Islands Marine Park and a spectacular World Heritage rainforest. With activities on your doorstep including spectacular SCUBA diving and snorkeling, pristine beaches for swimming and surfing, art galleries, local markets, bushwalking and so much more, this is the perfect Australian city for the next stage of your life.

About the role

Opportunities exists to join an energetic research and learning community in the School of Health and Human Sciences. The School provides an exciting and innovative learning environment and works with individuals, families and communities in order to meet their health needs and requirements, and deliver person-centred care.

The School is distinctive for its multidisciplinary understanding of client care, commitment to the prevention of disease and promotion of healthy lifestyles. The School offers fields of study across a broad range of health-related professions including clinical exercise physiology, midwifery, natural and complementary medicine, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, osteopathy, pedorthics, podiatry, psychology, speech pathology, sport and exercise science, and sport management.

The Lecturer or Senior Lecturer will actively contribute to the School through student centred teaching practice and development. The successful applicant will contribute to the research and/or scholarship of the teaching profile of the School through their publications and undertake relevant engagement and service activities to support the School.

At Senior Lecturer level, the appointee will play a key role in overseeing the development, resourcing and delivery of the Occupational Therapy discipline at the Coffs Harbour campus.

About you

You will hold a relevant qualification appropriate to the level of appointment and have academic and clinical experience in Occupational Therapy.  You will be an energetic academic, ready to commit to the University’s values and priorities, engaged and innovative in your approach to the role, and keen to make a contribution to the University and the community through your activities.

You will display a student centred approach to your teaching, enjoy applying new and existing technology, a commitment to reflective teaching practice and capacity and/or experience in blended and online teaching modes. You will have a publication track record, reflective to opportunity, with a research profile that aligns with the School’s.

About us

Southern Cross University, ranked in the Asia-Pacific’s top 100 universities and the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings for 2018), is a progressive, young and connected research university, with vibrant campuses in two states.

Contemporary teaching facilities include a purpose-built nursing laboratory complete with simulated wards, physiology and neuroscience laboratories and early childhood teaching facilities. The University operates the world-class National Marine Science Centre on the northern side of Coffs Harbour, adjacent to the.

With recent federal funding, a new Allied Health building is currently planned for the Coffs Harbour Campus. This exciting new facility will support the introduction and growth of essential health degree offerings, including Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Mental Health, Indigenous Health, Exercise Science and Psychology.

Applications close at 9:00am AEDT on Tuesday, 12 March 2019.

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY button where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website.  The Vacancy ID is 19022.

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