First listed on: 01 July 2021

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy


  • Full time ongoing position
  • Based in Launceston, Hobart, or Burnie
  • Fractional appointment options considered for candidates who wish to continue working in a public or private clinical practice

The Allied Health Expansion Program is part of the School of Health Sciences, designed to support the creation of new opportunities to better support the Allied Health labour force needs in Tasmania.

The Opportunity

Working as part of a state-wide team to design and deliver core components of our suite of allied health courses within the School of Health Sciences, and undertake teaching, research and service activities with a range of disciplines and units.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake scholarly coursework teaching of a high quality.
  • Provide high quality physiotherapy assessment and intervention for clients.
  • Facilitate quality work-integrated learning (WIL) experience for students.
  • Undertake high-quality research aligned with the School and College strategic plans.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links.

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • Registration as a Physiotherapist with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia, under the auspices of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Authority (AHPRA).
  • Clinical expertise with recency or currency in at least one of: musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory, or neurological physiotherapy practice.
  • Completion of a PhD in a relevant health discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in University-level teaching and learning.
  • A record of, and commitment to, impactful research that has made contributions to the field of allied health.
  • A record of building and maintaining effective and productive links.


Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level C and will have a total remuneration package of up to $161,207 comprising base salary within the range of $121,325 to $137,784 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply:

  • To apply online, please provide your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, and your responses to the position/selection criteria
  • For further information about this position, please contact Professor Nuala Byrne, Head of School, or 6324 5413.
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

 Position Description - Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy.pdf

Applications close Thursday, 29 July 2021, 11.55pm

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