Lecturer, Speech Pathology (TF) - Casual Consolidation Project (Open to LTU casuals only)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 21 Apr 2024

We are reducing the overall use of academic casual employment and providing meaningful pathways for casual academic staff to ongoing academic employment through our casual consolidation project.

To be eligible, you must (a) Have casual experience totalling at least two (2) teaching sessions at La Trobe University in the previous two (2) years; (b) Have not held a continuing position in a university in the previous three (3) years.

About the position

La Trobe University's School of Allied Health, Human Services, and Sport is proud to announce an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer in Speech Pathology (Teaching-focused) to join our dynamic team. This full-time, continuing position is located at our vibrant Melbourne (Bundoora) campus, offering the chance to contribute to a discipline renowned for its excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement.

About the Role:

As a Teaching-focused Lecturer in Speech Pathology, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the next generation of speech pathology professionals. Your responsibilities will include developing and coordinating subjects, delivering high-quality learning experiences through lectures, tutorials, and workshops, and providing constructive feedback to students. With a typical workload comprising approximately 70% teaching, 20% administration/service, and 10% scholarly work, this role is perfect for individuals passionate about education and student support.

Skills and experience

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated effectiveness in teaching, subject coordination, and curriculum development, combined with excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills. A commitment to collaborative and productive work, the ability to think creatively, and a passion for continuous improvement are essential. Desirable qualifications include clinical and/or teaching experience in key areas such as Developmental Language Disorder, literacy across the lifespan, adult developmental disability, First Nations’ health or practice education., as well as a PhD or evidence of enrolment in a PhD program.

Top of Form

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

How to apply

Closing date: Sunday 21 April By 11:55pm

Position Enquiries: Shane Erikson, Speech Pathology Discipline Lead E. [email protected]

Recruitment Enquiries:  Melissa Magaton, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner E. [email protected]

Position Description below:

 PD_Level B_Speech Pathology_TF.docx

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • An up-to-date resume
  • A response to the essential and desirable criteria.

The recruitment process will include an interview for all shortlisted candidates.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.



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