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Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy (Academic Level D)
University of South Australia

Date Posted Feb. 23, 2018
Title Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy (Academic Level D)
University University of South Australia
Department School of Health Sciences
Application Deadline Mar. 20, 2018
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Adelaide, South Australia
  • Associate Professor
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Based in the School of Health Sciences at the City East campus
  • Full-time, continuing appointment (part-time negotiable)
  • Salary range: $138,776 – $152,883 per annum plus superannuation

About the job

As the Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy, you will make an outstanding contribution to the academic leadership of the School’s teaching of undergraduate, honours and postgraduate programs. You will also be innovative and play a key role in developing teaching excellence and enhance the School’s research profile through collaborative research.

Skills and Experience

To be successful, you will have a PhD qualification, a national or international record of achievement in Occupational Therapy and a current registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia. With a commitment to high quality, flexible teaching and learning outcomes, using a range of contemporary teaching methodologies, you will have experience in academic leadership to develop a culture of teaching and learning excellence. You will bring a successful publication and competitive research grant track record and have the ability to enhance the School’s research profile through collaborative research and published research findings.

Demonstrated experience in supervising honours and postgraduate students will be essential!

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Chloe Juniper, Senior Recruitment Consultant on +618 8302 1700 or via email to

Applications close: 9.00am Tuesday 20 March 2018

Pursuant to the Children’s Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent condition of appointment that the successful candidate obtains and maintains (at their own expense) a South Australian Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Criminal History Assessment determining them fit to work with children.

  • The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Contact Information

  • Chloe Juniper
    Recruitment Central
    University of South Australia
    Adelaide, South Australia 5000


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