The University’s School of Health and Human Sciences is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Speech Pathology with experience/expertise in working with adults, who will work collaboratively with a team of academics to develop and deliver the Bachelor of Speech Pathology program at the Gold Coast campus.
The School of Health and Human Sciences provides an exciting and innovative learning environment and works with individuals, families and communities in order to meet their health needs and requirements. The School is distinctive for its multidisciplinary understanding of client care, commitment to the prevention of disease and promotion of healthy lifestyles, The School offers fields of study across a broad range of health-related professions including biomedical science, clinical exercise physiology, diabetes education and management, midwifery, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, osteopathy, pedorthics, podiatry, psychology, speech pathology, and sport and exercise science.
The School is based across three campuses. The School supports degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as postgraduate research degrees. An evidence-based approach to education is promoted across the curricula.
The successful applicant will undertake a range of activities that may include unit coordination, teaching and curriculum development. The successful applicant may also be required to supervise research students (undergraduate and postgraduate), contribute to the research profile of the School by actively engaging in research, and contribute to the promotion and administration of the School.
The position will be located at the University’s Gold Coast Campus, however the successful applicant may be required to travel between all University campuses, within Australia and internationally in order to undertake their duties.
Required Skills and Experience
Ideally, the appointee should possess the following qualifications, skills, abilities and experience:
A Doctoral qualification in Speech Pathology or related area, two years relevant experience and eligible for membership with the Speech Pathology Association of Australia as a Certified and Practising Speech Pathologist;
A track record in scholarship at a level appropriate to the level of appointment, as evidenced by publication output, research grants, and supervision of honours and /or higher degree research candidates.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with high levels of interpersonal skills, including the ability to work within a team, and to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.
Demonstrated experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of curriculum and resources that support and enhance the effectiveness of student learning in a range of adult speech pathology areas within a university setting.
Demonstrated experience in the use of contemporary educational technologies and proven, practical experience in delivering speech pathology material in blended and online environments including digital interactive content delivery.
A capacity for adaptability and flexibility in a rapidly changing environment.
Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity and equity in the workplace.
Closing date: Wednesday 18 October 2017 at 9:00am AEDT
To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please go to the Vacancies page at http://scu.edu.au/jobs. The Vacancy ID is 17065.
Established in 1994, Southern Cross University is a multi-campus regional University with a vibrant profile of engaged teaching and research. It aims to become the most progressive and innovative regionally based university in Australia.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.