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Lecturer in Speech Pathology

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Area:Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Salary (FTE):Academic Level B ($95,771.32 - $113,728.12)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences includes the professional disciplines of Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Speech Pathology. Undergraduate programs are available in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology with graduate entry programs available in all disciplines. Students gain supervised professional experience as part of their academic program and graduates are ready for immediate entry to their profession on completion of their degree. Each of the undergraduate degree programs is of four years’ duration and includes both preclinical and clinical study offered in an integrated way. All of our programs place considerable emphasis on problem solving and diagnostic decision-making and students are guided in the processes of systematic and holistic assessment and the selection and effective implementation of management approaches. Each discipline prepares students to operate within the health, education and related systems and to contribute meaningfully to teams. There is an emphasis on interprofessional education and research in the School.

All disciplines within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences are active in research and are making significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge in their professions. The School offers Higher Degree Research programs in all disciplines. Further details about the School and its activities may be assessed on the School’s website at

About This Opportunity

An opportunity exists for a Lecturer in Speech Pathology to engage in teaching, research, and service and engagement. You will coordinate courses, participate in the development of course materials and innovative curriculum design, and contribute to the teaching and supervision of undergraduate, honours and postgraduate students. You will also engage in a research program that will achieve a national impact and foster relationships with industry, government departments, professional bodies, and the wider community.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

You will hold a PhD in the area of Speech Pathology, along with practising membership (or eligibility for membership) of Speech Pathology Australia. This will be partnered with a demonstrated contribution to teaching at undergraduate, honors and postgraduate levels across a variety of settings. You will hold evidence of contribution to research, including a track record of publications in reputed referred journals and conferences. Finally, your interpersonal skills and ability to establish effective relationships will be demonstrated by well-developed industry liaisons and professional contacts.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity. You must currently hold, or be eligible to obtain, a Blue Card.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term position for 5 years at Academic level B.

The base salary will be in the range $95,771 - $113,728, plus super of up to 17%. The total package will be in the range $112,052 - $133,061.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File 508841_Lecturer_Speech Pathology_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Nerina Scarinci.

For application queries, please contact stating the job number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Responses to the Selection Criteria

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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