UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.
The Graduate School of Health (GSH) plays a significant role in the strategic development of UTS as the University expands its research strength and degree offerings in Health. GSH is focused on postgraduate education and research in health. The School commenced in 2011 with the establishment of the pharmacy discipline. Currently, the GSH delivers graduate-entry masters’ degrees and high impact research in pharmacy, orthoptics, clinical psychology and physiotherapy.
Our next phase of growth is the development of a master’s program in Genetic Counselling, and to this end we are looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer to contribute to, develop, and deliver subjects in this area. Working closely with the Head of Discipline, you will assist in curriculum development and contribute to the overall development of teaching and learning in Genetic Counselling ensuring it complies with the HGSA Competencies for Genetic Counselling Practice. You will also have the opportunity to pursue a research program that aligns with the research direction of the Discipline, the Graduate School of Health, and UTS.
You will bring to this role:
A PhD in an area related to Genetic Counselling
An ability to teach and coordinate Genetic Counselling -related subjects and to lead and make a major contribution to curriculum development
A demonstrated ability to take a leadership role in the Discipline of Genetic Counselling
Demonstrated ability to forge links with the genetic counselling profession and other key stakeholders
Experience in scholarly research and demonstrated capacity to obtain research grants and other support for research projects with an emerging track record in refereed publications and /or conference presentations.
You will also have a genuine interest in the future developments in genetic counselling and its integration into current curricula and teaching practice. HGSA Certification (or international equivalent) in Genetic Counselling is highly desirable.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our innovative, dynamic and growing Graduate School of Health in what has been ranked as Australia’s #1 Young University (QS World University Rankings 2017).
Base Salary Range: $121,469 - $135,725 pa (Level C)
This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary. Employee benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.
This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis.
Visa sponsorship and financial assistance toward relocation may be offered where suitable.
How to Apply
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Closing Date: Thursday 19th October 2017 at 11.59pm (AEST)
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We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.