Associate Professor in Speech Pathology
University of Tasmania School of Health Sciences

Associate Professor, Speech Pathology

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart, Launceston, Burnie
Categories: Academic - Professorial Level

Associate Professor, Speech Pathology

  • Full time, ongoing position
  • Based in Hobart, Launceston, or Burnie
  • Fractional appointments considered for applicants working in public or private clinical practice.

As part of the School of Health Sciences, the Allied Health Expansion program creates new opportunities to better support the Allied Health labour force needs within Tasmania. Working in collaboration with government, health professionals, industry and local communities help increase allied health education, training, and research opportunities in Tasmania.

The Opportunity

We are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor, Speech Pathology to design and deliver core components of allied health courses, undertake teaching, research, and service activities within the School of Health Sciences. The key teaching aspects of this role will focus on Speech pathology subject areas with the potential for teaching in other allied health areas.

Our ideal candidate will be a team-oriented and innovative leader with the goal of achieving social, ethical, and culturally sensitive solutions to complex health problems. The successful candidate will contribute to the School through a set of workplace principles, facilitating a culture we are proud of, and fostering our staff’s wellbeing to achieve our overall collective mission.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake scholarly coursework teaching of a high quality.
  • Provide high quality speech pathology assessment and intervention for clients within the University’s multi-disciplinary health clinic.
  • Facilitate quality work-integrated learning (WIL) experience for students.
  • Undertake high-quality research aligned with the School and College strategic plans.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links.

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • Registration as Speech Pathologist with the Speech Pathology Australia (SPA), under the auspices of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Authority (AHPRA).
  • Clinical expertise with recency or currency in speech pathology practice.
  • Completion of a PhD in a relevant health discipline or equivalent experience.
  • A record of leadership in University-level teaching and learning.
  • A significant record of, and continuing commitment to impactful research that has made innovative contributions to allied health.
  • A record of contributing to building and maintaining effective and productive links.


Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level D and will have a total remuneration package of up to $184,454 comprising base salary within the range of $145,389 to $157,653 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, and your responses to the position/selection criteria.
  • For further information about this position, please contact Professor Nuala Byrne, Head of School, or +61 3 6324 5413.
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Sunday, 15 August 2021, 11.55pm

Download File Position Description - Associate Professor, Speech Pathology .pdf

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

Advertised: 16 Jul 2021 Tasmania Standard Time
Applications close: 15 Aug 2021 Tasmania Standard Time

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