Associate Professor/Professor in Speech Pathology, Level D/E

Adelaide, Australia
$144,401 - $185,546 per annum (plus super)
15 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • An exciting opportunity to lead the development and delivery of a contemporary Speech Pathology program
  • Full-time, five (5) year fixed term opportunity
  • Attractive salary

About the Job

Join us in leading and shaping the development and delivery of our new contemporary Speech Pathology program.

With a longstanding history in the delivery of Allied Health programs in Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Medical Radiation Sciences, Pharmacy, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Laboratory Medicine, Social Work, Psychology and Podiatry and a strong critical mass of genuinely world class Allied Health educators, practitioners and researchers, there is great excitement here at UniSA to add Speech Pathology to the multidisciplinary allied health team.

Health at the University of South Australia places a strong emphasis on practice-based learning, with significant investment in teaching and research facilities, including Multidisciplinary Clinics across Adelaide and in Whyalla, two Mobile Allied Health Clinics, advanced simulation laboratories, and the Cancer Research Institute in South Australia’s health and biomedical precinct. We have long standing, strong industry partnerships across public and private health, disability, sports, ageing, community and education agencies.

Skills and Experience

Do you have an outstanding record of achievement in Speech Pathology with expert knowledge and a commitment to the contemporary practice of Speech Pathology? If so, this would be a great opportunity for you to join our innovative outward looking institution.

We are seeking an individual to drive academic leadership in the development of curriculum and teaching to deliver learning initiative to enhance the student experience and ensure our graduates are preferred employees of industry.

You will be required to actively engage with the community and the profession to establish strong professional links and raise the profile of the School’s programs and research engagement with industry, external funding bodies and research consumers.

A University of Enterprise 

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities. 

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance. 

Lodging your Application 

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. Please address your cover letter for the role to Samantha Matthews, Senior Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1937.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Monday 23 September 2019

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current DHS Child-Related Employment Screening assessment. 

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

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