Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Speech Pathology

Brisbane, Australia
20 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
14 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences' offers programs in Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Speech Pathology. We welcome around 500 new students each year into our undergraduate and postgraduate offerings. Our students benefit from a longstanding tradition of excellence in teaching and research and a focus on scientific endeavours and high quality outcomes.

Speech Pathology has an annual intake of 140 students between the four year Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) degree and the Master of Speech Pathology Studies program (a graduate entry masters program). The School offers Masters and PhD research degrees in the field of Speech Pathology. The School has an established international reputation for innovative approaches to both teaching and research excellence and is extremely well positioned to foster collaborative research and training opportunities.

Further details about the School and its activities may be accessed on the School's web site at

The role

The role of the Teaching Focused Associate Lecturer / Lecturer in Speech Pathology will engage in the teaching of the Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) and Master of Speech Pathology Studies programs. The role will contribute to the research profile of the School through collaborations that produce research outputs and successful applications for internal and external research funding focused on the engagement in the Scholarship of Teaching. The successful appointee will also perform administrative functions and other activities associated with the School and have the opportunity to engage with professional bodies and a range of internal committees at various levels within the University.

The person

Candidates should be enrolled in or have an intention to enrol in a PhD (Level A) or hold a PhD (Level B) in Speech Pathology, and be eligible for full membership of Speech Pathology Australia with Certified Practising Speech Pathologist status. You should have expert knowledge in Speech Pathology theory and practice and have experience in and knowledge of a variety of teaching methods including knowledge of clinical education issues. The successful applicant will build on and further develop their current research profile and develop a research program focussed on the scholarship of teaching commensurate with the level of appointment.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at Academic Level A or B, the full-time equivalent remuneration packages are as follows;

Academic Level A will be in the range $64,533 - $87,535 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,504 - $102,416 p.a.). 

Academic Level B will be in the range $92,142 - $109,419 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $128,020 p.a.). 

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Dr Nerina Scarinci on +61 7 3365 3097 or

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