Professor/Associate Professor, Speech Pathology

Job no: 503082
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences

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Be part of something new and exciting shaping the future of Allied Health

Position available immediately for 3 years initially

An opportunity now exists for a senior leader in Speech Pathology to join the newly formed discipline of Allied Health in the Adelaide Medical School.

Based in a new state-of-the-art building, our Allied Health leaders are superbly placed to engage with industry and community partners. It is located at the core of Adelaide Biomed City, one of the largest precincts of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, next to the Royal Adelaide Hospital, the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute and other partners.

Working with internationally recognised, Director of Allied Health, Professor Rachel Gibson, you will help to establish new Allied Health Programs within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences that will cater to the specific needs of the global community today and well into the future.

As Professor or Associate Professor, you will be primarily responsible for leading the development and delivery of Allied Health curricula that meets the five key principles of: quality, flexibility, relevance, inclusion and employability.  The discipline and profession-based content required will ensure our students are prepared for employment and life for the 21st century.

Your faculty's broader role

The University of Adelaide is a member of Australia's Group of Eight research intensive universities, distinguished by its international reputation and commitment to innovation and excellence in research and teaching. Our campuses have been home to 5 Nobel Prize winners, hundreds of Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, countless political leaders, in Australia and abroad, and we welcome many thousands of students who will become influencers in their chosen careers, countries and communities.

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of five schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities. 

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

You'll find the role statement and selection criteria for each discipline below (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

To apply, please upload your cover letter, CV and responses to the selection criteria in the online application process.

Applications close 10 October 2019 at 5:00pm.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Rachel Gibson
Director, Allied Health
P: +61 8313 0245

For application related queries, contact:

Ms Tania Lovering
Strategic Recruitment Specialist
P: +61 (0)477 881 130


The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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