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Associate Lecturer / Lecturer (Exercise Physiology)

Job no: 503167
Work type: full-time
Location: Geraldton
Categories: Health and Medical Sciences

  • 2 year appointment (potential for substantial fractional appointment)
  • Level A or Level B (Level of appointment will be dependent on qualifications and experience)
  • Position located at Geraldton office with periodic regional travel
  • Salary range:  Level A $69,308- $93,653 or Level B $98,526 - $116,792 plus 17% superannuation

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Western Australian Centre for Rural Health

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the team

The Western Australian Centre for Rural Health (WACRH) is administered by the University of Western Australia and is one of eleven University Departments of Rural Health across Australia, established in 1999 by the Australian Government’s Department of Health and Ageing. WACRH’s mission is to collaborate in:

  • the promotion and preparation of students for health careers in a rural setting;
  • innovative rural learning opportunities of students, health professionals and the community: and,
  • rigorous applied research and knowledge translation aimed at optimising the health and wellbeing of rural  communities

WACRH’s work covers a large and varied part of the state and the Centre enjoys excellent relationships with health care providers and communities. The collegial, multidisciplinary team of academics and support staff implement a dynamic program addressing key rural, remote and Aboriginal health issues.

About the opportunity

As the appointee, you will be a valuable member of this team providing leadership in the development of Exercise Physiology related placements and the clinical supervision of undergraduate and graduate entry students in varied settings along with interprofessional support and education delivery across the wider WACRH programs. You will actively participate in education strategies, evaluation and related research within education.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Relevant Health qualification(s) and accreditation with applicable professional body as required.
  • Sound understanding of educational principles at the undergraduate level and experience in student supervision including in a clinical context.
  • Effective organisational, time management and communication skills within a team environment.
  • Sound understanding of and commitment to principles of primary health care, interprofessional practice, service learning and community development as they apply to rural and remote Australia.
  • Relevant research experience and demonstrated experience in developing, delivering and evaluating health related programs.
  • Capability for developing and maintaining collaborative work with academics and health professionals from a wide range of disciplines.
  • Sound understanding of quality improvement and evaluation practices.
  • Commitment to increasing Aboriginal peoples’ roles in improving the health and well-being of their communities, as planners and managers, service providers, trainers and trainees.

For this position, you will be required to hold a valid driver’s licence, current National Police Clearance Certificate and a current working with children check.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.

Please see the position description prior to applying:Download File Position Description - Associate Lecturer Lecturer (Exercise Physiology).pdf

Closing date: Monday, 23 September 2019 at 11:55pm

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).

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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time