University of Queensland

University of Queensland

Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Australia

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  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

  • Join a university ranked in the world's top 50

  • Educate future generations & create an exceptional student experience

  • Male and gender-diverse applicants are strongly encouraged to apply

  • Based at our St Lucia campus

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world, and within an environment where interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.

    At the core of our teaching remains our students, and their experience with us sets a foundation for success far beyond graduation. UQ has made a commitment to making education opportunities available for all Queenslanders, regardless of personal, financial, or geographical barriers.

    As part of our commitment to excellence in research and professional practice in academic contexts, we are proud to provide our staff with access to world- class facilities and equipment, grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and other forms of staff support and development.

    About This Opportunity

    We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Occupational Therapy , with expertise in any areas of occupational therapy practice, but in particular working with children and youth, and/or in community settings, to join our world-leading School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences .

    Our School has a long tradition of high achievement in teaching and research in audiology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech pathology. As one of Australia's leading health and rehabilitation educators, ​the School is recognised internationally for its teaching and research staff, alumni and quality of students.

    In this role, you will have the opportunity to develop and expand your emerging profile in both teaching and research, and contribute to researcher development and the supervision of our students. You will have scope to develop your teaching practice to enable student learning and engage in internal collaborations that further expand your teaching expertise and profile. You will also uphold and demonstrate UQ values with participation in service and engagement activities.

    This is a teaching & research position. Further information can be found by viewing UQ's Criteria for Academic Performance.

    For further information, pleaseclick here to view the information booklet.

    This is a full-time, fixed-term position for 5 years. This opportunity is being offered at Academic Level A or B commensurate with the successful candidate's skills and experience.

    At Academic Level A, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $77,324 – $102,945, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $90,470 – $120,445 annually.

    At Academic Level B, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $108,201 - $128,201, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $126,595 - $149,996 annually.

    As this role is covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases – at least once a year.

    The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad: from being part of a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading, flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options and flexible start/finish times, and genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.

    In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

  • AHPRA registration: It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent holds and maintains (or demonstrates eligibility to do so) full AHPRA registration.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Professor Jodie Copley, Head of Occupational Therapy, at [email protected].

    For application queries, and to request a copy of the information booklet and/or position description of this role, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter including responses to the ‘About You' section found within the information booklet above

  • Applicants should specifically address in your cover letter which academic level you are applying for (Level A or B).

    Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected]

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close Thursday 25 April 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number: R-36749).

    Job details

    Title

    Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

    Employer

    University of Queensland

    Location

    Australia

    Published

    March 28, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 25, 2024

    Job type

    Lecturer

    Field

    Medicine,Social Science

    About the employer

    The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. UQ strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, this university has educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.

    Since it was founded in Brisbane in 1909, UQ has provided exceptional study experiences, research excellence and collaborative partnerships, coupled with an unforgettable lifestyle and stunning climate, to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world. With 3 campuses and more than 40 teaching and research sites, UQ is the perfect place to teach, research and study. Take advantage of the extensive UQ features including the largest research library in Queensland, hundreds of quality study spaces, several museums, a theatre, 11 college residences, and magnificent sporting facilities, such as swimming pools, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, sports fields, Olympic-standard running tracks, and gymnasiums.

    Our high-quality range of around 390 undergraduate and postgraduate programs is one of the most comprehensive in Australia, providing students with the latest and most advanced disciplinary knowledge and industry placements informed by UQ’s world-leading research. UQ’s 6 faculties, 8 globally recognised research institutes and 100+ research centres attract an interdisciplinary community of more than 2,000 scientists, social scientists and engineers, who continue UQ’s tradition of research leadership.

    As you enjoy Queensland’s stunning campuses and climate, you can also make the most of the University’s proximity to many natural wonders – including beautiful beaches, lush rainforests, outback deserts, the Great Barrier Reef, as well as the largest sand island in the world – and visit stunning tourist attractions within an hour’s drive, such as the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Byron Bay, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and the world-famous ‘Australia Zoo’. Within Australia, Brisbane is renowned as a friendly and affordable city, with plenty of dining and entertainment attractions, and was ranked by The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2019 Global Liveability Index as the world’s 18th most liveable city, achieving a perfect score for education and healthcare.

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