Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor in Audiology

Adelaide, Australia
Level C| $124,109 - Level E| $191,274 p.a.
29 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
12 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

About the College of Nursing and Health Sciences 

At the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, we aim to be an innovator in contemporary education producing a safer and more resilient health and social care workforce. Our mission is to improve lives and empower communities, enabling better health and caring in the world through an exceptional student learning experience. At the College, our research mission is about co-creating new knowledge which promotes wellbeing, and better care and support, to individuals and communities across the lifespan. We work proactively with industry partners and professional bodies leading to more employable and innovative graduates. 

About the Role:

Are you an accredited Audiologist with significant tertiary teaching experience and a strong track record in research? Flinders University is seeking an experienced and esteemed Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor or Professor in Audiology who is committed to the scholarship of teaching and strives to contribute to high-quality and impactful research!

As the Senior Lecturer in Audiology (Teaching and Research), you will contribute to innovative research that aligns with the Caring Futures Institute (Australia’s first fully dedicated research centre for the study of self‐care and caring solutions), while concurrently delivering excellence in teaching. You will undertake a lead role in the planning and evaluation of teaching and learning through the development and delivery of lectures and tutorials or other modes of learning, such as placement education for topics within the suite of Audiology. You will also provide a significant and high-quality research contribution to the Caring Futures Institute through collaboration, cross-disciplinary research activity, and the strengthening of new partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. You will attract external grant income, publish high quality academic journals, and supervise higher degree by research (HDR) students.

As the Associate Professor in Audiology (Teaching and Research) you will have a highly regarded research reputation and you will make an outstanding contribution to research by obtaining competitive research grants from outside the University and producing high quality publications. You will provide leadership in Audiology through collaboration, capacity building and advancing cross-disciplinary research activity within Caring Futures Institute, as well as strengthening and exploring new partnerships with relevant internal and external stakeholders. Concurrently, you will also strive to deliver an innovative and inspiring student focused approach to teaching and learning in Audiology.

As the Professor in Audiology (Teaching and Research), you will be an internationally recognised leader who will advance the development of the discipline of Audiology and the College’s reputation as a centre of excellence in education and research, both nationally and internationally. You will strengthen Flinders Audiology Program by supporting research track records, exceeding research performance expectations, and strengthening strategic partnerships with stakeholders that have potential for growth or improved research outcomes for the University. Your leadership in teaching and learning, research, and administration of the Audiology programs, will also develop diverse and meaningful work-integrated learning opportunities to grow Audiology services within Flinders University and at regional sites. 

(Please address the key position capabilities of the role you are applying for in your suitability statement).

About the Role:

You will be a natural leader in education and research with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to maintain strong relationships with a range of diverse staff, students, and stakeholders. Your natural ability to collaborate and engage with stakeholders will develop productive partnerships that can provide opportunities for students and promote graduate employability. You will have a student focused and innovative approach to teaching and learning as you will adopt flexible methods to deliver teaching programs, including e-learning platforms. Your keen attention to detail will allow you to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines, while always demonstrating a commitment to high quality service delivery.

To be successful in these roles, you will have:

  • A current membership with Audiology Australia.
  • Demonstrated evidence of a strong research track record (for career stage) in an area of strategic research focus for the Caring Futures Institute, including evidence of sustained high-quality publications with evident senior authorship contribution and attraction of external competitive grants.
  • Significant and sustained evidence of successful relevant teaching experience at tertiary level (for career stage), including responsibility for topic coordination, accreditation activities, course coordination and/or curriculum design.

As the Senior Lecturer in Audiology (Teaching and Research), you will have:

  • Completed a PhD or EdD or equivalent qualification in Audiology or any one of the following:

    • Evidence of peer-reviewed independent research demonstrated to be of an equivalent standard in the discipline area.
    • Evidence of professional standing, reputation and qualifications demonstrated to be of an equivalent standard in the discipline area.
    • Completion of a higher degree at Masters level or substantial progress towards a doctoral degree in the discipline area.

As the Associate Professor in Audiology (Teaching and Research) or Professor in Audiology (Teaching and Research), you will have:

  • Completed a PhD, and recognition of academic standing at a national or international level in the discipline of Audiology.

Life at Flinders 

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world. 

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them.

So, why work at Flinders? 

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services 
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff 
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services, gym and childcare centre  (Bedford Park, South Australia). 

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  •  A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position. 
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
  •  It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University in accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA). 

How to Apply and Information 

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications to be submitted before 10.00pm:

12 Apr 2023

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

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