Associate Professor/Professor and Discipline Lead Speech Pathology

Banyule, Australia
15 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Lead a discipline at a University with a worldwide reputation in Speech Pathology
  • Join a high performing team and significantly contribute to a research culture of excellence
  • Full-time Continuing position, Bundoora Location $ 147,459 - $172,416 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turns 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the role

This newly created position presents the opportunity for a highly innovative scholar with transformational leadership abilities to significantly influence the profession of Speech Pathology, strengthen the existing capability of the discipline and further enhance La Trobe’s reputation as a leader in teaching and research.

You will lead curriculum design and development and conduct research to a high standard, supervise Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students and play a leading role in discipline-based mentoring and development of more junior research and teaching staff.

Skills & Experience

The completion of a PhD or equivalent accreditation recognised by the University/profession together with a distinguished record of nationally and/or internationally recognised research, with evidence of the highest quality and/or impact are requirements of this role.

You will have proven commitment to the highest quality of teaching, including evidence of leadership in teaching and curriculum development at post-graduate levels.

Your ability to attract postgraduate research students and supervise to successful completion, achievement in fostering and supporting research teams and strong record of external research funding will see you succeed in this role.


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Closing date:  January 4th

Position Enquiries: Professor Catherine Itsiopolos, Head School of Allied Health, 94791721

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.
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All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact HR Assist on 9479 1234.