Researcher in Pathology
University of Queensland


About the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences


Our School has a long tradition of high achievement in teaching and research in audiology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech pathology. As one of Australia's leading health and rehabilitation educators, the School is recognised internationally for its teaching and research staff, alumni and quality of students.  


About This Opportunity 


We are currently accepting Expressions of Interest for potential future casual academic vacancies in Speech Pathology including classroom, simulation and Placement work. We are excited to hear from those who can contribute to the paediatric and adult range of practice in Speech Pathology for students enrolled in our BSpPath (Hons) and MSpPathSt courses.


The following activities will likely become available in the future:

  • Delivery and facilitation of face-to-face tutorials with students enrolled in various Speech Pathology courses;

  • Delivery and facilitation of external placement opportunities as a Practice (Clinical) Educator;

  • Delivery and facilitation of simulation-based learning experiences as a Practice (Clinical) Educator;

  • Marking of assessment


Any future vacancies will be on a casual basis. The casual rate would vary as per the work completed. Please click here to view our various casual academic pay scales. For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.


About You  

  • Completion of a Speech Pathology qualification

  • Current membership with Speech Pathology Australia

  • Commitment to the development of future Speech Pathology professionals


The following would be considered desirable:

  • Previous experience in clinical education across either adult or paediatric range of practice areas

  • Prior involvement in tutorials, marking, student supervision or similar learning activities

  • Awareness of Professional Standards for Speech Pathologists in Australia

  • Familiarity with learning platforms and tools (e.g., Zoom, Padlet, Turnitin, Blackboard)


In addition, the following mandatory requirements would apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of any future appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available. 

  • Mandatory Immunisations: It is a condition of employment for any future role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.


Want to Apply? 


All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your expression of interest to be considered:

  • Resume clearly stating experience relevant to the role/s

  • A brief statement addressing:

    • the activity (or activities) you would like to be considered for;

    • experience in clinical education/tutoring/marking undergraduate or postgraduate coursework;

    • experience using online tools such as Blackboard (e.g. Turnitin), and other digital tools, (e.g., Zoom); and

    • commitment to the development of future Speech Pathology professionals


Please note that you will be asked to add both documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume’, which is step one of the application form.


Other Information 


At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion.  We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our broader community, whether that be gender identityLGBTQIA+cultural and/or linguisticAboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to 


If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to express your interest. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.


Applications for expressions of interest close Thursday 24 August 2023 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number: R-27254).


As this is an expression of interest, candidates will only be contacted should a vacancy become available. Applications will be reviewed as received. Candidates may be contacted prior to the closing date. We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible. The University of Queensland reserves the right to close this application process at any time.

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