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Associate Professor Physiotherapy

NSW Statewide, NSW

Indefinite

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Physiotherapist

Description

Discipline of Physiotherapy
Graduate School of Health
IRC108789

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.

The Graduate School of Health (GSH), located on the Ultimo campus, plays a significant role in the strategic development of UTS as the University expands its research strength and degree offerings in Health. GSH is focused on postgraduate education and research in health. Currently, the GSH delivers graduate-entry masters’ degrees and high impact research in pharmacy, orthoptics, clinical psychology and physiotherapy.

Our Discipline of Physiotherapy is also located within Sydney’s elite sporting precinct at Moore Park in the Rugby Australia Building. The facilities include high-tech research labs, state-of-the-art classrooms and study spaces, a multi-purpose sports hall, a resistance training facility and specialist post-grad learning spaces. More than 700 UTS students, staff and researchers are working and learning at Moore Park, across physiotherapy, sport and exercise science, and sports media. Read more about UTS at Moore Park here or take a virtual tour here.

About the Role

In this role you will contribute to, develop and deliver curriculum in the areas of musculoskeletal, neurological and/or cardiopulmonary physiotherapy –related subjects.

You will work closely with the Head of Discipline (Physiotherapy) and the academic team to develop and deliver course content and with the Educational Designer to align content and delivery to UTS Model of Learning and ensure that the Physiotherapy curriculum meets the needs of internal and external stakeholders.

With smaller class numbers, a new building, state of the art facilities and emphasis on technology, the school prides itself on providing a collegiate teaching and research environment for all staff. You will also have the opportunity to conduct high quality research and provide supervision of coursework masters and higher degree research students. You will receive support and time for your research and the opportunity to shape the future of the Physiotherapy discipline in the Graduate School of Health.

Remuneration & Benefits

This position is part-time (0.5FTE) and appointment will be made on a continuing basis .

Base Salary Range: pro rata $143,080 - $157,475 p.a. (Academic Level D)

This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary.

Our commitment to work/life support includes benefits such as flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and support to carers.

How To Apply

Prior to commencing your application for IRC108789, please review the Position Statement and the relevant selection criteria - click on the apply link to be taken to the relevant page. You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in your CV and cover letter.

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC108789.

Closing Date: Thursday 28th June 2018 at 11.59pm (AEST)

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.

Please note: We are only accepting on-line applications for this post, however, if you have a disability that makes it difficult for you to provide us with information in this way, please contact the Recruitment Team for assistance.

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Requirements

With strong leadership experience and solid interpersonal skills, you will also bring to this role:

  • A PhD in Physiotherapy or related field and AHPRA endorsement as a Physiotherapist or eligible to register
  • Demonstrated knowledge in musculoskeletal, neurological and/or cardiopulmonary physiotherapy with ability to teach and coordinate related subjects and to contribute to curriculum development
  • Experience in leading independent scholarly research with demonstrated capacity to obtain research grants and other support for research projects and an established research track record of refereed publications and conference presentations at a national and international level
  • Demonstrated ability to forge links with the Physiotherapy profession and other key stakeholders.


You will also have considerable clinical experience and an understanding of key issues in contemporary higher education and research as relevant to the School.

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please download the position statement from the UTS website.