Associate Lecturer, Audiology

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 22 May 2024

10 May 2024
Job Information

Research Field

Medical sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

22 May 2024 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Job no: 0062418
Location: Parkville
Role type: Part-time/Full time | Fixed-term for 24 months
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology
Salary: Academic A – $80,258 - $108,906 p.a. | Academic B -  $114,645 - p.a. - $136,136 plus 17% super (Pro-rata) 

  • Enhancing academic teaching in Audiology, contributing to program development and student learning.
  • Work with a large and innovative team of Clinical Audiology 
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!

About the Role

Join our vibrant team in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at The University of Melbourne! We're seeking a passionate teaching scholar to help shape the future of audiology education. With a focus on delivering high-quality learning experiences and contributing to the Master of Clinical Audiology course, this role offers the opportunity to make a real difference in the field. If you're committed to academic excellence, clinical currency, and fostering student success, we want to hear from you!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Actively contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of the clinical education program in the Master of Clinical Audiology program.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures and seminars, conduct tutorials, practical classes and assessment of these tasks
  • Contribute to the day-to-day management of the theoretical and clinical examination of the Master of Clinical Audiology degree
  • Provide supervision and support for Master of Clinical Audiology students as well as providing subject coordination of programs of study in the Department

Who We Are Looking For

The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills and be adaptable and flexible, capable of working effectively within a sizable team. They will demonstrate the ability to work independently and collaboratively, ensuring project goals are met and deadlines are achieved. Additionally, their excellent written and verbal communication skills will facilitate maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders.

You will also have:

  • Masters degree in Clinical Audiology or equivalent
  • Aural rehabilitation experience in both practice and teaching
  • Eligibility for membership of Audiology Australia. A profile in teaching and scholarly activity as evidenced by the ability to develop assessment materials linked to learning goals, as well as the capacity to develop teaching materials, deliver lectures, facilitate problem-based tutorials and practical sessions and support on-line activities.

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology 

Join our dynamic Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, where we're at the forefront of graduate education and pioneering research in human hearing loss, balance, communication, and feeding disorders. With our acclaimed Master of Clinical Audiology program, we're meeting the increasing demand for audiological services by training up to 90 students annually. As we continue to grow and innovate, we're relocating to new facilities to accommodate even more students and further advance our groundbreaking work. Join us in shaping the future of audiology education and research!

What We Offer You!

In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits  page!

About the University of Melbourne

We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website  and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn .   

Be Yourself

The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants

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Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience

Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Nick Petersen via email at [email protected] , ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

Please note that in the event of sourcing a suitable candidate, the closing date for applications may be brought forward, and the job vacancy may be closed. Therefore, we encourage interested individuals to submit their applications promptly.

Position Description

Applications close: 22 May 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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