Senior Lecturer, Osteopathy

Job title: Senior Lecturer, Osteopathy

Company: Victoria University

Job description: Job Description:

  • Work in a high performing and motivated team
  • Deliver high quality material to our undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • The position is located at our City Tower Campus.

About Us

At Victoria University, our aim is to be a global leader in dual-sector learning and research by 2028. Join us on the journey and help us achieve our strategic drives embedded in our Strategic Plan 2022-2028: Start well, finish brilliantly. One of the drivers “Thriving place to Study and Work” will enable us to continue to create places that our students and staff love to belong and feel immense pride.

About the role

The overall purpose of the position of Senior Lecturer in Osteopathy is to make significant contributions to the teaching effort in the Osteopathy discipline and to contribute to the College through academic relevant administrative and research activities. An academic at this level is also expected to play a key role in scholarship, research and/or professional activities.

The position of Senior Lecturer will design and teach units, including online and preparatory material as well as convene units of study. The position of Senior Lecturer will be required to teach into the undergraduate and postgraduate programs at the University, supervise higher degree students and have supervisory responsibilities for some sessional staffing.

An example of duties you may perform includes: * Work with Osteopathy and relevant other staff to develop high quality materials to teach and convene units in the postgraduate and undergraduate Osteopathy discipline;

  • Participate in administrative duties and academic leadership such as course or unit Convenor, attend discipline and college meetings and/or membership of a number of committees.
  • Independently prepare and deliver curriculum content, including unit coordination, marking, assessment and consultation with students.
  • Independently and in collaboration with other relevant staff, conduct and disseminate research in areas of expertise in accordance with the MORA (Measure of Research Activity) expectations for the level of appointment.
  • Lead and mentor other staff in the discipline to conduct research.

This is a full-time continuing position (teaching and research) at Academic C, $124,457 – $143,506 plus 17% superannuation working 36.75 (1 FTE) hours per week.

About you

The successful incumbent will be someone with energy who is innovative, progressive and collaborative in the way they work. They will be an excellent communicator who interacts well with others across the College and the University. The Senior Lecturer in Osteopathy will contribute to the strength of the discipline of Osteopathy within the University by collaborating with Osteopathy staff across the First Year College and in the College of Sport, Health and Engineering in both teaching and research activities.

Application Closing Date: Monday 26th of February, 2024 (11:59pm AEST)

Who Do You Contact?

For further information relating to the position, please contact Jacqueline Williams, Head of Program (Sport and Movement Sciences) by email at [email protected].

What We Offer

For information on our employee benefits, flexible working, discounts in private health insurance and gym memberships and salary packaging please visit

How to Apply

To view a copy of the position description, please . Your application must include:

  • A cover letter,
  • Your curriculum vitae/resume,
  • Your responses to the Key Selection Criteria listed in the Position Description
  • Evidence of applicable qualifications, licences and registrations

Our Commitment to Protecting Country

Victoria University honours its deep diversity as a foundation for collaboration and social progress. We will demonstrate sensitivity in respecting First Nation perspectives. We will ensure that we respect our Indigenous voices and commit to sustainable Protecting Country. We will take leadership responsibility, in all that we do, to improve the health and wellbeing of our local and global communities, and the planet that we share.

Victoria University is committed to inclusion, equity and diversity. VU encourages applications from women, gender diverse, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from under-represented backgrounds in this field.

About Us:

Victoria University (VU) is the .

For more than 100 years, Victoria University (VU) has offered accessible education to students in Melbourne’s west and beyond.

We are one of Australia’s few dual-sector universities, with currently over 40,000 enrolled vocational and higher education students studying across our campuses.

Our moral purpose is to provide vocational and higher education that transforms the lives of students and the communities we serve. Our values are a living set of actions that underpin our moral purpose.

The VU Values are that we are always:

  • welcoming
  • ethical
  • shaping the future
  • together.

This is the VU Way. We are always WEST.

At VU we believe diversity is a strength – the more diverse perspectives, identities, cultural backgrounds, ages and experience of our students and staff, the better our working environment, research and educational experience of our students.

With a culturally diverse population of students and staff from a wide range of backgrounds, we strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment where all students and staff are respected, valued and enabled to thrive.

Expected salary: $124457 – 143506 per year

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Tue, 30 Jan 2024 03:03:06 GMT

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