Lecturer, School of Allied Health Science and Practice

Adelaide, Australia
$75,888 to $126,894 per annum
07 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
08 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

(Level A) $75,888 to $102,040 or (Level B) $107,276 to $126,894 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

This is a full-time continuing position, at either Level A or Level B, commencing in January 2024

An exciting opportunity exists for a Teaching Focussed Associate Lecturer (Level A), or Teaching Focussed Lecturer (Level B) in the area of Speech Pathology to join the School of Allied Health Science and Practice, within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to developing and delivering our innovative Speech Pathology teaching and research programs with our inclusive, future-focussed team.

The position is a convertible tenure contract and can be either a balanced teaching and research role, or a teaching focussed role. Please indicate your preference, and whether you are applying at a Level A or Level B position in your covering letter.

The successful candidate will bring their skill, creativity and experience in developing and delivering education materials for the Speech Pathology Program and will play a pivotal role in teaching and research/scholarship at The University of Adelaide. If appointed as Senior Lecturer, the candidate will additionally contribute to the leadership and operational delivery of the Speech Pathology program and broader activities within the School of Allied Health Science and Practice and Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.

Candidates with special interests in the following areas (but not limited to) are strongly encouraged to apply:

Speech Pathology:

  • Child Speech and Language
  • Fluency
  • Clinical/Practice Education

To be successful you will need: 

  • Completion of an Honours degree, higher qualifications or equivalent experience; and a Bachelor or Masters qualifying degree in Speech Pathology, and clinical and/or research experience.
  • Experience in curriculum development and delivery as this relates to speech pathology or broader allied health programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate contemporary approaches to teaching and learning into course delivery, including through using new technologies to support educational outcomes.
  • Ability to implement successful scholarship, evaluative or quality improvement projects or activities, and experience with developing relationships and partnerships that foster successful outcomes.
  • Ability to supervise student research and/or other student project activities, including demonstrated skills in mentoring, planning, overseeing and delivering projects.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

Learn more at: health.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the link below to be taken through to the online application form.


Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 8th October 2023.

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Associate Professor Stacie Attrill
Program Director, Speech Pathology
E: stacie.attrill@adelaide.edu.au

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 

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