Associate Lecturer / Lecturer in Anatomy and Physiology at SOUTHERN CROSS UNIVERSITY

  • Continuous full-time appointment
  • Lismore, Gold Coast or Coffs Harbor campus option, relocation assistance available
  • Level A/B – $71,728 – $120,179 per year (plus 17% superannuation)

About the role

The Faculty of Health provides an exciting and innovative learning environment that works with individuals, families, and communities to meet their health needs and demands. The Faculty is distinguished by its multidisciplinary understanding of client care, its commitment to disease prevention and the promotion of healthy lifestyles, and its collaboration with Indigenous colleagues to develop culturally appropriate models of care.

The Faculty offers areas of study in a wide range of health-related professions including nursing, midwifery, social work, community welfare, biomedical sciences, clinical exercise physiology , diabetes education and management, naturopathic medicine, occupational therapy, osteopathy, psychology, speech therapy, and sport and exercise science.

The Associate Lecturer/Lecturer provides innovative online and face-to-face undergraduate and postgraduate teaching of Anatomy and Physiology units, across multiple courses in the Faculty. The role will also contribute to research and/or scholarship on the teaching profile of the Faculty through their publications and undertake relevant engagement and service activities to support the Faculty.

This position is available at our Lismore, Gold Coast or Coffs Harbor locations, both regions offering the best of the Australian coastal lifestyle. Generous relocation assistance is available for the successful candidate if they move to one of these regions.

Lecturer – level B: the total remuneration for a lecturer position can reach $140,609 per year (including the base salary of $101,544 to $120,179 per year and the employer’s contribution of 17 % to retirement pension).

Associate Lecturer – Level A: Total compensation for an Associate Lecturer appointment is up to $112,992 per year (including base salary of $71,728 to $96,574 per year and employer contribution 17% to the retirement pension). PhD graduates would have a minimum salary of $90,112 per year.

About you

Applicants should hold a relevant postgraduate degree (PhD or Ph.D.) in anatomy and physiology or a field closely related to human health.

You will master contemporary educational technologies and have significant undergraduate teaching experience in anatomy and physiology. Possessing a demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills, including the ability to work within a team, you will be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.

A first professional experience in research or teaching, including, if possible, publications in highly rated peer-reviewed journals. For appointment at Level B, you will have an established research track record, as evidenced by grant applications, producing publications and supervising research students.

The values ​​of the University are integrity and collegiality. Alignment with these values, as well as the ability to actively contribute to the success of a team, are inherent requirements of the role.

About Us

Southern Cross University is driven by a passion to provide the best possible learning, teaching and research. Our graduates step onto a global stage with confidence as proud alumni. Working at Southern Cross combines the rare privilege of being surrounded by ambitious students, incredible and dedicated colleagues, and an environment of stunning natural beauty. Independent credentials put Southern Cross at the forefront of its core areas of research, student experience, and graduate salaries, in large part through tireless collaboration to create something special in our northern river communities, from Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast and online.

Southern Cross University offers flexible work arrangements, generous parental and carer leave provisions, wellness initiatives, professional learning opportunities, mentorship programs, and support to undertake further study .

Applicant Information

Job applicants must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, an Australian permanent resident or currently hold a visa with unlimited working rights in Australia for the duration of the appointment. Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Contact for more information

For more information on opportunities, please contact:

Name: Dr. Chris Stevens, Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 0411 797 245
Email: [email protected]

For more information on the application process, please visit our website or contact:

HR Services
(02) 6620 3667
[email protected]

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Applications close at 9:00 a.m. AEDT on Friday, February 4, 2022 and must be submitted through the online portal.

Use the job description link below to access further information on the selection criteria for this role. You will be required to submit full responses to the selection criteria with your application, including examples, if applicable. Please prepare these and submit each answer when prompted in your online application submission.

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