Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Speech Pathology

Brisbane, Australia
21 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences includes the professional disciplines of Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Speech Pathology. Undergraduate programs are available in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology with graduate entry programs available in all disciplines. Students gain supervised professional experience as part of their academic program and graduates are ready for immediate entry to their profession on completion of their degree. Each of the undergraduate degree programs is of four years’ duration and includes both preclinical and clinical study offered in an integrated way. 

All of our programs place considerable emphasis on problem solving and diagnostic decision-making and students are guided in the processes of systematic and holistic assessment and the selection and effective implementation of management approaches. Each discipline prepares students to operate within the health, education and related systems and to contribute meaningfully to teams. There is an emphasis on interprofessional education and research in the school.

All disciplines within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences are active in research and are making significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge in their professions.

The School offers Research Higher Degree programs in all disciplines.

Further details about the School and its activities may be accessed on the School’s web site at http://www.shrs.uq.edu.au.

The role

The role of Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Speech Pathology will engage in the teaching of the Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) and Master of Speech Pathology Studies programs. The role will contribute to the research profile of the School through collaborations that produce research outputs and successful applications for internal and external research funding. The successful appointee will also perform administrative functions and other activities associated with the School and have the opportunity to engage with professional bodies and a range of internal committees at various levels within the University.

The person

Applicants should hold a PhD in speech pathology. You should have expert knowledge in speech pathology theory and practice and have experience in and knowledge of a variety of modern teaching methods. You should also have a strong desire to develop a successful and highly-productive research career in speech pathology, strong research skills, and the capacity to work with interprofessional research teams.

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 (https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to habs-hr-advisory@uq.edu.au.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at Academic level B or C. The full-time remuneration package will be as follows:

Academic Level B will be in the range $93,985.59 - $111,607.58 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $109,963.14 - $130,580.86 p.a.). 

Academic Level C will be in the range $115,131.95 - $132,753.93 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $134,704.38 - $155,322.09 p.a.). 

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Dr Nerina Scarinci on +61 73365 3097 or email n.scarinci@uq.edu.au

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