Lecturer in Speech Pathology

Location
Perth, Australia
Salary
$98,059 - $116,369 (ALB) plus 17% superannuation
Posted
04 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Oct 2018
Ref
CURTIN329
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent

$98,059 - $116,369 (ALB) plus 17% superannuation

Lecturer, Teaching & Research x 3

  • Continuing, full-time
  • 2 years fixed term, full-time
  • Continuing, part-time (0.6 FTE)

Lecturer, Teaching focused x 1

  • Continuing, part-time (0.6 FTE)

Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% universities worldwide (ARWU 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2019), and is placed 20th in the world for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2019). Curtin is WA’s most preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners. A major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai.

The School of Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Speech Pathology

The School of Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Speech Pathology is part of the Faculty of Health Sciences. The School aims to provide outstanding professional education in the three disciplines and cutting edge research into contemporary social and health issues confronting communities as well as developing and evaluating programs and interventions. We work closely with industry partners to ensure our education and research activities are relevant and our graduates are prepared for the professional workforce. The academics are highly committed to students and use a wide range of learning and teaching methods in the degrees. Areas of research and teaching interest in Speech Pathology include discourse across the lifespan, treatment effectiveness and dysphagia.

Your new role

Lecturer, Teaching & Research

As a Lecturer (T & R), in the School your role will be to provide teaching into both the Bachelor of Science (Speech Pathology) and Master of Speech Pathology courses. You will also be required to undertake a program of research in a related area and provide supervision of honours, postgraduate course work and research degree students. This will require you to:

  • Provide a high quality learning experience for students;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing reflective improvement in teaching;
  • Contribute to curriculum innovation and content design;
  • Prepare and deliver substantial components of courses/units in collaboration with other colleagues;
  • Keep abreast of current discipline theory and practice;
  • Undertake nationally competitive and high quality research in discipline/field;
  • Disseminate research findings through seminars, workshops and conferences;
  • Provide effective supervision or research honours, research masters, and research doctoral students;
  • Contribute to academic service, collegiality and engagement, including efficient management of internal service roles;
  • Significantly contribute to external activities relevant to the discipline/profession and community engagement;
  • Model a high standard of professional behaviour consistent with the University Code of Conduct and Vision, Mission and Values.

You will bring to this role

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline or equivalent
  • High level teaching skills and a reflective approach to teaching
  • Demonstrated experience / capacity to undertake unit coordination
  • Proficiency in use of IT systems and online educational technologies
  • A track record of research and publication

For further information please refer to the Academic Role Statement specific to this position by clicking here: Lecturer, T&R

Lecturer, Teaching Focused

As a Lecturer (TF), in the School your role will be to primarily provide teaching, and carry out activities to maintain and develop scholarly activities into the  Bachelor of Science (Speech Pathology) and Master of Speech Pathology. This may include working with students in the fieldwork program.  This will require you to:

  • Provide a high quality learning experience for students;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing reflective improvement in teaching;
  • Contribute to curriculum innovation and content design;
  • Supervise the program of study of honours students or postgraduate students engaged in coursework and HDR students;
  • Prepare and deliver substantial components of courses/units in collaboration with other colleagues;
  • Keep abreast of current discipline theory and practices;
  • Plan learning activities, units and/or courses that reflect a command of the field and is founded on research-based pedagogical practices;
  • Provide support to the course team in the development of curricula and resources;
  • Contribute to academic service, collegiality and engagement, including efficient management of internal service roles;
  • Significantly contribute to external activities relevant to the discipline/profession and community engagement;
  • Model a high standard of professional behaviour consistent with the University Code of Conduct and Vision, Mission and Values.

You will bring to this role

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline or equivalent
  • High level teaching skills and a reflective approach to teaching
  • An emerging record of contribution to scholarship in Learning and Teaching
  • Demonstrated experience / capacity to undertake unit coordination
  • Proficiency in use of IT systems and online educational technologies

For further information please refer to the Academic Role Statement specific to this position by clicking here: Lecturer, TF

What we offer you

The Faculty of Health Sciences offers exciting career paths and trajectories including:

  • Conducting innovative work that will make real-world differences
  • Interactions with and learnings from industry, government and academic partners

For details of Curtin’s employee benefits please visit https://about.curtin.edu.au/jobs/

What we need from you

You are encouraged to respond specifically to the selection criteria in the Academic Role Statement specific to the position.

Applications close: 8pm on Sunday, 21st October 2018

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

Valuing Diversity and Affirmative Action

At Curtin, we are committed to aboriginal reconciliation, gender equity, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process; please advise us if you require access assistance.

How to apply

To be considered for this position please apply directly on Curtin University's website, http://staff.curtin.edu.au/job-vacancies/ , reference CURTIN329.