Research Fellow in Speech Pathology

Brisbane, Australia
26 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences includes the professional disciplines of Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Speech Pathology. Our research is recognised as world-class and our approach is interdisciplinary, with ongoing collaboration across these disciplines to ensure the best possible research outcomes. With one of the highest records of publication in international journals from both staff and research higher degree candidates and one of the largest cohorts of allied health graduates in Australia, SHRS has an impressive reputation in research, learning and engagement. 

The role

The successful appointee will be a researcher in the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Aphasia Recovery and Rehabilitation working on neuroimaging-based predictors of aphasia recovery and treatment response. In addition to working collaboratively on NHMRC funded projects, the appointee will be encouraged to develop their own research projects, apply for research funding, and supervise honours, masters and doctoral students.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in Speech Pathology, Language or Cognitive Neuroscience or a related discipline. You should also have a strong desire to develop a successful and highly-productive research career in the field of aphasia rehabilitation, have excellent neuroimaging and writing skills and the capacity to work with large multidisciplinary research teams.

The candidate will meet all immunization requirements for interacting in Qld Health. It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

This role is a part-time position.

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This is a part-time (0.5FTE) fixed term appointment for 4 years at Academic Level B. The remuneration package will be in the range $93,985.59-$111,607.58 FTE p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $109,963.14 - $130,580.86 FTE p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Professor David Copland (

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