Senior Lecturer In Physiotherapy Teaching And Research Or Teaching Focused

at La Trobe University

  • Make a significant contribution to teaching excellence and student aspirations in Physiotherapy
  • Full time, Continuing position based at the Bundoora campus
  • $114,352 - $131,620 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the position

Teaching & Research Academic

Provide a significant level of leadership and industry experience. Lead and undertake innovative and high impact research and produce publications resulting from that research. You will prepare and deliver subject specific curriculum using teaching methods that engage and inspire students, whilst also contributing to the coordination of subjects and the management of physiotherapy courses.

The successful candidate will play a fundamental role in providing ongoing guidance, supervision and support to students. You will also have evidence of high quality research and a demonstrated ability to supervise or co-supervise research students. In addition, the ability to display leadership skills to mentor colleagues to design and develop the curriculum, utilising effective teaching methods, is paramount.

Teaching Focused Academic

You will be a leader of teaching excellence and have a siginificant influence on the learning experience and the career aspirations of students. In addition to developing curriculum and leading in teaching excellence, this rewarding role requires contribution to administrative functions of the discipline while undertaking scholarly work associated to the development of learning and teaching.

The successful candidate will possess competencies in teaching effectiveness, curriculum development and subject coordination and have the ability to guide and mentor students for their educational success. You will embrace innovation and positively influence student's learning capability.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to Apply:

Closing date: Sunday, 28 April 2019 by 11.55pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: Dr Jodie McClelland, +61 3 9479 3254,

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant, +61 3 9479 1241 or

Position Descriptions below:

Download File PD - Level C- Senior Lecturer - Physiotherapy -Teaching and Research.docx

Download File PD - Level C - Senior Lecturer - Physiotherapy - Teaching Focussed.docx

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter indicating which position you are interested in;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

Melbourne Victoria Australia

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