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Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Apply now Job no: 498759
Work type: Part-time
Location: Geelong - City
Categories: Health

  • Part-time continuing
  • Geelong Waterfront Campus
  • Level B $99,346 + 17% Superannuation 

School of Health and Social Development influences positive health and social outcomes for individuals and communities, both locally and global.

As a Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, you will be required to teach into the undergraduate occupational therapy degree and participate in other teaching and research-related activities. Expertise in occupational therapy practice in neurology is desirable. The appointee will teach in one or a mix of the four-year levels of the occupational therapy program. The School welcomes part-time applications with the view to job share.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Teaching in the area of Occupational Therapy at the undergraduate level that is consistent with the University’s principles of teaching, learning and the student experience.
  • Advising and supporting the development of students regarding teaching and learning.
  • Engaging in collaborative research projects with colleagues and postgraduate students in one of the School/Faculty’s areas of research strength.
  • Developing learning environments that are flexible, student-centred and accessible, utilising appropriate technology.
  • Developing and maintaining links and partnerships with industry and the wider community.

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (or other occupational therapy entry level qualification).
  • Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Proven research activity, including a sound record in publishing in highly ranked academic journals.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and administer assessment regimes and provide feedback that fosters independent learning.
  • Experience in developing curricula and resources that reflect an understanding of Occupational Therapy.
  • Experience in occupational therapy practice in neurology or mental health would be highly desirable.
  • Experience in teaching and supervision in Occupational Therapy at undergraduate and an ability to develop an understanding of the University’s principles of teaching, learning and the student experience.

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File Position Description - Lecturer in Occupational Therapy 498759.pdf

Applications for this position close on 3 April 2020.

This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Please submit your updated resume, responses to KSC and a short cover letter outlining your skills and experience for this role.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact A/P Genevieve Pepin, Occupational Therapy Discipline Lead, School of Health and Social Development on genevieve.pepin@deakin.edu.au

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all cultures, sexual orientation, and genders

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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