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Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer Education focused (Clinical Education) in Speech Pathology

Camden, Australia
$83,454 - $140, 586 + 17% superannuation (Pro rata)
Closing date
7 Jul 2024

Job Details

  • Full or part time fixed term contract for 2 years
  • Education focused Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer (Clinical Education) position within The School of Health Sciences, known for world-leading health sciences education and research
  • Base salary starting from $83,454 - $140, 586 + 17% superannuation (Pro rata)

About the opportunity

The Sydney School of Health Sciences is in a period of exciting and significant investment by the Faculty of Medicine and Health. In order to deliver on the University's ambitious strategic plan, the University is seeking academics who are passionate about improving health outcomes and/or health equity in the local, national and global communities, who are committed to teaching and research, and area team player ready to contribute across the broad field of academic activities.

The Sydney School of Health Sciences is seeking an Education focused Associate Lecturer/Lecturer (Clinical Education) who is passionate about improving health outcomes and health equity in the local, national and global communities through speech pathology practice.

An Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer (Clinical Education) is expected to make a significant contribution to the clinical teaching and learning efforts within the School, in a simulated or actual clinical setting with emphasis on providing mentoring and guidance to students. An Education focused Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer (Clinical Education) is expected to dedicate the majority of their contribution to teaching (up to 70% of their academic workload allocation).

Based at the Susan Wakil Health Building at the Camperdown campus, the Discipline of Speech Pathology offers both undergraduate and postgraduate Speech Pathology programs, and the established University of Sydney SPEECH clinic, which provides Speech Pathology Evidence-based Education in Communication, swallowing and Hearing (SPEECH) services to the local community.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • contribute to high quality educational design, delivery, evaluation and outcomes
  • apply professional knowledge and experience to inform teaching and learning practice
  • contribute to the education and administrative activities of the school
  • contribute to a positive workplace culture within the school
  • contribute to the strategic direction of the university
  • engage beyond the university (clinical and or industry partners)
  • work as an effective team member and, as required, coordinate units of study.

About you

  • a bachelor's/ masters degree or equivalent in Speech Pathology and eligible for certified practising membership of Speech Pathology Australia significant clinical expertise in any area of Speech Pathology
  • experience working in a clinical setting and proven ability to apply expertise and knowledge to inform pedagogical practice
  • experience in teaching and learning in a tertiary or clinical environment, as evidenced by student education and skills development
  • proven developed knowledge and understanding of contemporary teaching practices and effective curriculum design
  • demonstrated capacity to stimulate, actively engage and educate students in the provision of outstanding person or community-centred care.

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the reasons for the position.

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

Applications can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

To submit an application for this role please provide the following information:

  1. A cover letter.
  2. Written response to selection criteria ('About you') addressing your ability to meet the requirements outlined above within the context of the key responsibilities of the role (maximum 1000 words).
  3. Your current CV or resume, including two referees.

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Applications Close

Sunday 07 July 2024 11:59 PM


The University of Sydney was established in 1850 and is consistently recognised, both locally and internationally, for its outstanding teaching and research excellence. Sydney alumni include Prime Ministers, Governor Generals, Nobel Prize winners and leaders in every field of endeavour.

The University offers a comprehensive range of courses, including a number of disciplines unique in Australia. Teaching is spread across nine different state-of-the art campuses, located across New South Wales.

The University of Sydney’s commitment to excellence in research has resulted in an outstanding record in national competitive funding and underpins an approach to teaching which has won nominations for excellence and resulted in high student satisfaction ratings. The University has 78 research centres and institutes and is home to three ARC Centres of Excellence.

The teaching, research and cultural life of the University is supported by extensive facilities, including the largest library collection in the Southern Hemisphere, the world-class Nicholson Museum of archaeological antiquities, the Macleay Museum of natural history and ethnographic collections and the University Art Gallery. Its outstanding sporting and recreation facilities provide a training centre for students and Olympic athletes.

The University of Sydney is a key member of the Group of Eight Australian major research-intensive universities, and the Worldwide Universities Network.


The University of Sydney has nine official campuses.

1.         Camperdown/Darlington Campus.

2.         Cumberland Campus. Home to the Faculty of Health Sciences (based in Lidcombe).

3.         Mallett Street Campus. Home of the Sydney Nursing School.

4.         Sydney Conservatorium of Music Campus. In Macquarie Street, central Sydney.

5.         Rozelle Campus. Home to Sydney College of the Arts.

6.         Surry Hills Campus. Home to the Faculty of Dentistry.

7.         Camden Campus. Contains facilities connected to the Faculty of Veterinary Science and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.

8.         Burren Street Campus. Facilties are currently under development.

9.         Sydney Medical School campuses. These include the School of Rural Health (in Dubbo and Orange), the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Concord Hospital, Westmead Hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Nepean Hospital, Northern Clinical School, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, and Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health.


The University of Sydney has 16 faculties.

1. Agriculture and Environment

2. Architecture, Design and Planning

3. Arts and Social Sciences

4. Business (Business School)

5. Dentistry

6. Education and Social Work

7. Engineering and Information Technologies

8. Health Sciences

9. Law (Sydney Law School)

10. Medicine (Sydney Medical School)

11. Nursing and Midwifery

12. Pharmacy

13. Science

14. Sydney College of the Arts

15. Sydney Conservatorium of Music

16. Veterinary Science

Number of Employees

Full-time employees: 7616

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