Podiatry Sessional Academics - School of Clinical Sciences
The School of Clinical Sciences includes the disciplines of pharmacy, podiatry, paramedicine and medical radiation sciences. The School is one of seven schools in the Faculty of Health and offers bachelor degrees in pharmacy, podiatry, paramedicine, medical imaging, radiation therapy, and postgraduate courses in ultrasound and podiatry, as well as research Masters and PhDs. For further information on the school’s courses and units offered, please click here.
The Podiatry Discipline within the School of Clinical Sciences is looking to establish a pool of sessional academics who are passionate about training the next generation of podiatrists and to aid in the teaching of clinical units. Applicants are required to be Qualified Podiatrists with a minimum of two years’ post-qualification experience practicing as a full-time podiatrist. The Discipline may also sort sessional academics if they are endorsed for scheduled medicines and/or credentialed in the areas of high risk foot, podiatric surgery, paediatrics, sports and biomechanics.
Successful applicants will have the following:
- No less than 2 years’ experience working as a board-registered podiatrist.
- Experience of teaching and/or assessing skills
- Demonstrate a commitment to undertake (within 12 months), or have completed, one of the following:
- ‘Foundations of Learning and Teaching,Effective Communication and Academic Success’ workshops
- Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
- Post graduate studies in education and training
- Demonstrate a willingness to undertake an induction to QUT and complete mandatory on-line training as required for all staff at QUT
- Evidence of attending and/or organising professional development activities
- Can provide evidence of board-endorsement for use scheduled medicines
- Can provide evidence of professional credentialing in the relevant areas including the high risk foot, podiatric surgery, paediatrics, sports and biomechanics.
- Can provide evidence of the acceptance of an abstract to a peer-reviewed conference (abstract –published), which has resulted in an oral presentation or a poster presentation
- Can provide evidence of a peer-journal publication (e.g. AJP, JPP), or professional magazine publication (e.g. Response), or a substantial contribution towards the development of a manuscript
Expressions of Interest should provide evidence of how you meet the essential and desirable criteria, with a Curriculum Vitae of no more than 3 pages (including references).
For information on Sessional Academic classifications and salary rates, please click here.
Successful applicants will be contacted by course or unit coordinators and provided with semester-based sessional teaching contracts. The expectation of the role is that appointees will also aid in marking academic assessments as well as clinical teaching.
If the appointee is teaching across more than one unit a separate appointment will be provided. Sessional contracts should only be accepted if the appointee is confident that they have the capacity to complete all appointed hours.
The School reserves the right to alter a sessional contract (following discussion with the appointee) due to enrolment demands or when concerns are identified around the appointee’s commitment to the role.
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