Lecturer, Speech Pathology

Camperdown, Australia
$113,184K p.a + 17% superannuation
21 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
26 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • An exciting opportunity for a Lecturer to contribute to research and education in the Discipline of Speech Pathology within the School of Health Sciences
  • Located at the Susan Wakil Health Building on the Camperdown Campus, in the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Full time, continuing position, offering a remuneration package starting from $113,184K p.a + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Sydney School of Health Sciences are seeking a Lecturer who is passionate about improving health outcomes and health equity in the local, national and global communities through speech pathology practice.

The Discipline of Speech Pathology offers both undergraduate and postgraduate Speech Pathology programs. We have recently moved to the new Susan Wakil Health Building at the Camperdown campus and established a new Speech Pathology Clinic facility, which also provides services to the local community (e.g., schools).

We are seeking a Lecturer in the Discipline of Speech Pathology who is passionate about improving health outcomes and health equity in the local, national, and global communities. The Lecturer is committed to teaching and research and is a team player ready to contribute across the broad range of academic activities. The position offers opportunities to develop and contribute to research and teaching in speech pathology as part of a multi-disciplinary team at the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Contribute to knowledge within discipline or area of expertise
  • contribute to outstanding teaching and learning outcomes
  • contribute to the research, education and administrative activities of the Discipline/ School/ Faculty
  • contribute to a positive workplace culture within the Discipline/ School/ Faculty
  • contribute to the strategic direction of the University
  • engage beyond the University.

About you

  • A PhD in an academic field relevant to the discipline of speech pathology
  • eligible for practicing membership of Speech Pathology Australia or equivalent professional association
  • developing research profile evidenced by original, high-quality and independent research in speech pathology and/or related fields of practice
  • demonstrated understanding of the Speech Pathology Scope of Practice in Australia (2022), Professional Standards for Speech Pathologists in Australia (2020), Speech Pathology Australia's Code of Ethics (2020) and guidelines for Evidence-Based Practice for speech pathology in Australia (2021).
  • expertise in the area of child language. Expertise will also be highly valued in the areas of professional issues and practice education, and/or indigenous cultural capabilities, and/or craniofacial populations.
  • experience in teaching and learning, including demonstrated experience in designing, implementing and evaluating teaching and learning initiatives
  • a developing network of relationships with academic, consumer/advocacy, industry and/or professional organisations, partners and stakeholders
  • experience in supervising or mentoring others and/or coordinating team activities
  • developing knowledge and understanding of the key strategic issues in the higher education sector.

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Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

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Applications Close

Sunday 26 March 2023 11:59 PM

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