Associate Professor - Audiology Ear Health

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Job Reference: 725160
Curtin School of Allied Health

Curtin’s School of Allied Health offers professionally recognised courses in Exercise and Sport Science, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Social Work, and Speech Pathology.  The School also has a dynamic research program that reflects priorities of the disciplines plus an interprofessional approach.  The School is actively involved in the establishment of the Curtin enAble Institute. The Institute is a new collaborative venture focussed on conducting research which uses a whole of life (from maternity to palliative care), and whole of person (body, mind and place) approach to meet the physical and mental health needs of people of all levels of ability and age, to help them stay well and in their communities and to live personally meaningful and enriching lives.

This is an exciting new position designed to enhance the University and Faculty of Health Sciences’ commitment to Audiology.

In this role you will:

  • Develop the research profile in audiology ear health
  • Contribute to learning and teaching with a focus on research in ear health
  • Developing research partnerships in collaboration
  • Participate in course and curriculum development
  • Participating as part of the Enable research Institute
  • Play an integral role in the establishment and development of Curtin’s future plans and ambitions in ear and hearing (Audiology) research, education and practice with the school of Allied Health and Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Undertake learning and teaching with a focus on research in ear health. 
  • Participate in the delivery of research led educational programs.
Teaching and Learning
  • Design and plan learning activities, units and/or courses that reflect a command of the field and is founded on research-based pedagogical practices
  • Critically evaluate teaching, learning and assessment practice using advanced skills in ongoing evaluation of teaching and learning, reflective practice and peer review.
  • Provide leadership in moderation and unit and course assessment planning and delivery.
  • Obtain external grants to facilitate the development and enhancement of teaching and learning activities.
  • Engagement and contribution at the national level in professional development and scholarship in teaching and learning including presentations at national and international conferences.
  • Provide an outstanding contribution to scholarship in teaching and learning through
  • an established and ongoing record of peer reviewed publications in the highest quality educational journals.
  • Enhance the student experience through the development of graduate capabilities with particular focus on graduate reputation and industry engagement Contribution to
  • educational policy development at state and/or national levels.
Why choose Curtin?
  • Easily accessible location with great parking, bus station and end of trip facilities!
  • State of the art offices located on a vibrant campus with gym, childcare, wellness programs, medical and counselling services!
  • Curtin continues to be a leader in reconciliation in the Higher Education sector, being one of the first Universities to receive accreditation for an Elevate RAP.

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We are looking for someone with…

  • PhD in relevant field of audiology
  • Background experience with high level research
  • The successful applicant will demonstrate experience in conducting clinical and translational research in ear and hearing health, including experience in leading research teams.
  • Proven leadership in research, both within and across groups in academia and/or industry.
  • An established record of highly productive research outputs with regular publication in high quality peer-reviewed journals, or outputs in other creative outlets.
  • Evidence of an established international reputation and profile, significant citation indices, and a dedication to conducting ongoing research.
  • A strong background in providing leadership and mentorship to academic staff in relation to their professional development.
  • Demonstrated high-level communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop a supportive working environment and to demonstrate cross cultural sensitivity.
Next steps

Please apply on-line with a cover letter and resume to enable us to assess your suitability for the role. If you require reasonable accessibility to participate in the recruitment process please advise in your cover letter. 

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Applications close: 10.00pm AWST Thursday 22nd July 2021

Contact details

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At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and seek to build an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and encouraged. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance.  


Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

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