The University of Canberra (UC) is a dynamic university with great ambition, partnering with government, business and industry locally and internationally to challenge the status quo through the pursuit of best practice in teaching, learning and research. UC’s place-based identity ensures that it exists to serve Australia’s capital community and its surrounding region with a strong impact on the nation. The universities success in research and education has been internationally recognised, resulting in UC becoming the world’s fastest rising university (QS, 2019).
The Discipline of Optometry at the University of Canberra is going through a period of exciting growth, creating an opportunity for a forward thinking, innovative and student centric academic to take on the role of Lecturer in Optometry. You will assist in delivery of high-quality teaching and foster excellence in student experience within the Faculty of Health. As a member of this collaborative and focussed team you will excel and have the opportunity to grow your career in this very supportive and collegial environment committed to student learning. In this pivotal academic role you will have the opportunity to work alongside peers who are recognised academic leaders in their field.
The successful applicant will have a PhD in optometry or a related field OR an optometry qualification (BOptom/MOptom or equivalent) with clinical experience and/or postgraduate clinical qualifications (Specialist Certificate, MClinOptom) and registration with AHPRA as an optometrist.
To learn more about UC and our current vacancies click here: https://www.canberra.edu.au/about-uc/work-at-uc/vip/optometry/
The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.
UC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.
The University of Canberra is committed to the safety of vulnerable and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to have a current ACT working with vulnerable people registration. For further details on how to apply please click https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au
To register your interest please complete the expression of interest form using the link below with either your online profile, LinkedIn profile or up-to-date curriculum vitae.
If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.
Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.
For job specific information: please contact Dr Peter Herse, Discipline Lead in Optometry and Vision Science on 02 6206 8524 or via email [email protected]
Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8020 or email [email protected]
Closing Date: 11.55pm, Wednesday 30 September 2020