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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer - Occupational Therapy

Griffith University, Queensland, Australia - School of Allied Health Sciences

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

The School of Allied Health Sciences is one of the largest and fastest growing Schools in the Griffith Health Group. It is known for innovation and excellence in health education, research and clinical practice, and has a focus on addressing many of the health challenges facing society today. The School offers academic programs across all levels of Exercise and Sport, Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation Counselling and Speech Pathology. Staff members actively teach into these disciplines as well as conduct scholarship and research, which is supported by the Menzies Health Institute Queensland. In addition, the School of Allied Health Sciences houses the Allied Health Clinics, which provide dietetics, exercise physiology, physiotherapy and speech pathology clinical services to the public, as well as opportunities for student clinical education. 

Griffith University adopts a contemporary view of the profession and seeks to enable students to become occupation centred, theory driven, evidence-based and client centred. In addition to delivering high quality entry-level education, the Occupational Therapy discipline aims to build a strong research and publication profile.

The opportunity

This position will play an active role in the full range of activities of the Discipline of Occupational Therapy, including teaching/learning, research, and service.

This is a continuing, full time position based at the Nathan campus; however the successful candidate will be expected to travel to other campuses of the University, including the Gold Coast.

About you

The person appointed will need to have strong commitment to a contemporary and an occupation-centred perspective of occupational therapy that permeates education, research, and practice. As a Senior Lecturer you will have a well-developed research profile, will be highly committed to teaching excellence, and will actively and effectively supervise Honours and postgraduate research students. As a Lecturer you will have a strong developing research profile, will be highly committed to teaching excellence, and will be mentored to supervise Honours and postgraduate research students.

Salary range

Level B: $94,361-$112,057 (pro rata) per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $110,403-$131,108 (pro rata) per annum.

Level C: $115,593-$133,289 (pro rata) per annum plus superannuation. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $135,244-$155,949 (pro rata) per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description.
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description. 

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Matthew Molineux, Discipline Head, School of Allied Health Sciences on +61 (0) 7 5552 7853 or 

For application queries, please contact Meg Quinn, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 56551.

Closing date: Tuesday 4 June 2019 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

Customer advert reference: 112369

Location: Nathan - Australia
Salary: AU$94,361 to AU$133,289
£51,832.50 to £73,215.65 converted salary* (pro rata) per annum plus superannuation.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd April 2019
Closes: 4th June 2019
Job Ref: 112369
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