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This Job is based in Australia

Professor - Discipline Lead Physiotherapy
• Employment Type: Full - time (35 hours a week)
• Duration: Continuing
• Remuneration: $229,743 base (+additional responsibility loading, 17% super (flexi) and leave loading)
• Location: Kensington, Sydney

The Organisation

The School of Health Sciences at UNSW is rapidly expanding to service education agendas based on our four ground-breaking health professional education programs. These programs will see the scope of our teaching effort broaden significantly and shape the future Health workforce in Australia and beyond.

Why this role matters

This position plays a key role in the school leading and advancing outstanding education and research at national and international level. You will inspire your team to develop, innovate and progress programs in your discipline. This position will also play a key role in School leadership and be responsible for ensuring the accreditation of the physiotherapy components... of programs in the School of Health Sciences. This includes responsibilities for engagement with other disciplines and working with the Indigenous Health Education team. The position reports to the Head of School, Health Sciences and has direct reports from the Discipline of Physiotherapy.

A continuing Level E position will be offered with commitment to the role of Discipline Lead for a minimum of 3 years.

Some Key Skills Required
• A PhD in Physiotherapy or other related health / medical disciplines.
• Registration with AHPRA as a physiotherapist in Australia (or eligibility and willingness to achieve registration).
• Demonstrated high level experience in curriculum development, leading teams and development of research strategy.
• Significant track record in research leadership with outcomes of high quality and high international impact with clear evidence of the desire and ability to continually achieve research excellence and deliver research leadership.
• Extensive experience in teaching and learning design using a range of pedagogical approaches and technologies, development and delivery of courses and programs, at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level.
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness and passion for educational excellence and fostering this in others.
• High level experience with industry or work-integrated learning.
• Evidence of professional development of teaching practice in self and others with the ability to advance and lead an inclusive culture of excellence in learning and teaching.

Full details of the role can be found in the attached position description.

UNSW Benefits And Culture

UNSW offer a competitive salary and access to a plethora of UNSW-perks including:
• 17% Superannuation and leave loading
• Flexible working
• Additional 3 days of leave over the Christmas Period
• Access to lifelong learning and career development
• Progressive HR practices

More information on the great staff benefits and culture can be found here.

How To Apply

Please click on Apply now to apply online. Applications should not be sent to the contact listed below. Please provide a resume and a cover letter briefly addressing the criteria listed in the position descriptions.

A copy of the Position Descriptions can be found on JOBS@UNSW.


Professor Eleanor Beck – Head of School, Health Sciences

E: e.beck@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: 23rd June 2024, before 11.30pm AEST

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment
Melbourne VIC Australia


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