• The University of Western Australia
  • Australia, WA
  • May 5, 2023
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

School of Allied Health

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong 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 School of Allied Health at The University of Western Australia is a research-intensive academic organisation giving material expression to the belief that excellence in research underpins excellence in teaching and community partnerships. The School has a reputation for a strong evidence based approach to research and education that is used for policy and practice development.

The School aspires to be a school in which staff and students feel valued and supported in their individual and collective efforts to improve community health and wellbeing.

The Discipline of Optometry is located in the School and offers a three-year postgraduate professional doctorate Optometry along with Higher Degree by Research option.

The UWA Doctor of Optometry Program aspires to “graduate socially accountable optometry professionals (clinicians and researchers), who are lifelong learners committed to delivering culturally safe and responsive, person-centred care, which meets individual and societal health care needs and improves health outcomes.”

About the opportunity

As the appointee you will be responsible to the Head of Discipline and Doctor of Optometry Course Director to provide academic and clinical teaching.

You will be motivated to deliver quality teaching and module co-ordination in Optometry and will actively participate in developing the Optometry Discipline’s teaching strategy.

You will also undertake research and actively strive to obtain research funding, individually or in collaboration, as well as supervising research students and contribute to the academic environment of the School.

You will also undertake clinic supervision and actively participate in the development of the Optometry clinical teaching strategy.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

Note the below are requirements of this position:

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: Lecturer 514400.pdf

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Thursday, 15 June 2023

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

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution. We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

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