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Senior Lecturer

Adelaide, Australia
$129,818 - $149,331 p.a. 
Closing date
18 Dec 2023

Position Details 

  •   Continuing | Full-Time
  •   Academic Level C | $129,818 - $149,331 p.a. 
  •   Location: Bedford Park / Kaurna Country 
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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

The Senior Lecturer plays a key role as part of the academic staff in Speech Pathology within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

The role includes a significant contribution to quality research, administration, and leadership within the College and is vital in the planning and delivery of Speech Pathology topics and courses.

The Senior Lecturer will also provide a significant and original high-quality contribution to the success of the Caring Futures Institute through collaboration and participation in cross-disciplinary research activity as well as exploring new partnerships with relevant internal and external stakeholders.

It is expected that the Senior Lecturer will attract external grant income, publish in high quality academic journals, and supervise HDR students.

This role also requires:

  • Undertaking a lead role in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of learning for students which may include lectures, tutorials and curriculum development.
  • Taking the role of Topic and Course Coordinator as required.
  • Inspiring and innovative teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience, such as e-learning platforms.
  • Hold and maintain a current membership with Speech Pathology Australia and be a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist.  

About You

Having completed a PhD or EdD or an equivalent qualification in a cognate field relevant to Speech Pathology,

you will have experience in supervising and mentoring students undertaking Honours or a Research Higher Degree. You will have previously assisted in internal and external quality assurance and accreditation processes, in a college environment.

You will also demonstrate: 

  • Relevant and extensive contemporary clinical and/or research experience in Speech Pathology, specifically in paediatric communication needs including speech, language and/or literacy.
  • Significant evidence of successful relevant teaching experience at tertiary level.
  •   Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and industry.
  • 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.

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). 

Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment 

Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies.  

  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  

How to Apply and Information 

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Michelle Miller


Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

18 Dec 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.

Flinders. Fearless.

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