Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Lecturer, Physiotherapy x 2




  • 2 x Full-time, Continuing positions

  • Salary Academic B + 17% Superannuation

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

  • About the role

    We are currently seeking a Lecturer, Physiotherapy (Cardiorespiratory focus), and Lecturer, Physiotherapy (Neurological focus) to contribute to the design and development of new curriculum within the new Master of Physiotherapy program.

    You will be responsible for contributing to the clinical education program by developing industry engagement, leading teaching and learning activities within the Master of Physiotherapy program and advancing your scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities.

    To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to design and deliver high quality curriculum at a postgraduate level, inclusive of contemporary teaching and learning approaches.

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the design and development of clinical education programs that engage with health providers and industry with authenticity and equip graduates to be “Ready for Life and Ready for Work”.

  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively and sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning and optimisation of outcomes related to work readiness.

  • Emerging track record and recognition for quality research within a discipline in Physiotherapy contributing to existing Program and School research areas as evidenced by output.

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree by research candidates.

  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and communications skills for interacting with students, higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.

  • Mandatory: PhD in a relevant field, and current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency in the discipline of Physiotherapy (AHPRA) without conditions.

    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About the Group

    The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences comprises three Academic areas (Allied Health, Applied Health, and Biomedical Sciences). Primarily based at the RMIT Bundoora campus, we undertake teaching and research across ten disciplines: Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Exercise Science, Human Biosciences, Laboratory Medicine, Medical Radiations, Nursing, Osteopathy, Pharmacy and Psychology. Many of our programs include Work Integrated Learning as an intrinsic part of student learning, both through placements in partner industries and through the University's student-led Health Sciences Clinic located at Bundoora.

    The School's research was ranked as well above world standard in clinical science, complementary and alternative medicine, medical physiology, microbiology and pharmacology & pharmaceutical sciences, and above world standard in psychology, public health & health service and medical & health sciences. We have a strategic focus on chronic disease and integrative health care with cross-cutting themes of: Indigenous Health, Exercise & Nutrition, Ageing in Health & Disease, and Medical Devices, Diagnostics and Prognostics. Research within the School is supported by modern facilities and state-of-the- art equipment as well as a significant number of national and international partners.

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    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact: Professor Doa El-Ansary (Deputy Dean, Engagement) via [email protected] or Dr Adrian Pranata (Program Manager, Physiotherapy) via [email protected].

    Position Description – Lecturer, Physiotherapy (Cardiorespiratory focus)

    Position Description – Lecturer, Physiotherapy (Neurological focus)

    Please note, if you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply' and you will be redirected to RMIT's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

    Applications Close:

    22 Apr 2024 11.59 pm

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

    At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https: // www.

    We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

    Job details


    Lecturer, Physiotherapy x 2


    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology




    April 04, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 22, 2024

    Job type



    Biology,Medicine,Social Science

    About the employer

    The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology usually known as RMIT University is a research university established in Melbourne, Australia. The university has got a huge campus and has international recognition for providing brilliant vocational and professional education, applied research and other things. Francis Ormond laid the foundation for the university in 1887. It initially began as a night school where courses related to technology, art, and science were offered to students. The university was granted the title of the public university in 1992.
    RMIT University enrols almost 87,000 students every year, including 34,347 international onshore and offshore students. University also earns $54.1 million through their research income.

    The university holds 11th rank in the whole world in the field of art and design subjects. The main campus of RMIT University is in the centre of Melbourne city and has got huge heritage value as the campus is located in the oldest section of the city. Other two campuses of the university in Australia are Bundoora Campus and Brunswick Campus. It also has two regional sites and two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Spain. Since then the campus has developed to 87 buildings.

    The unique feature of RMIT University is that there are no boundary walls and the whole of the university is spread along with the six city blocks covering a huge area of about 720,000 sqm.

    The strength of the alumni community of RMIT University is more than 437,000 graduates who are currently working across 130 countries. Some of the well-known alumni of the university are Jim Stynes, famous charity worker; James Wan, movie director and writer; Lydia Lassila, Australian winter Olympic gold medalist; Charles Billich, famous Australian artist and Australian animator Felix Colgrave.

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