Associate Professor

Macquarie University
March 31, 2024
Offerd Salary:$115,787 - $136,995
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Working Time:Full time
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Exciting opportunity to develop and contribute to innovative and impactful teaching in Audiology, contribute to collaborative and impactful research of Macquarie University Hearing, and be part of the globally leading Australian Hearing Hub.


  • Salary Package: Lecturer (Level B) from $115,787 - $136,995, Senior Lecturer (Level C) from $141,376 - $162,584 or Associate Professor (Level D) from $169,789 – $186,759 plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.

  • Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing

  • Location: Macquarie University (Wallumattagal Campus, North Ryde)

  • The Role

    A position is available within the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences for academics with expertise in clinical Audiology teaching and leading research in hearing health.

    The Department of Linguistics are seeking an academic in the Teaching and Research (Academic Job Families) . This position will contribute primarily to the Master of Clinical Audiology program, with some additional involvement in teaching in undergraduate courses.

    About You

    The successful candidate will demonstrate strengths across clinical Audiology knowledge, teaching and experience in the curriculum design and delivery of teaching in Audiology courses. The successful applicant will be expected to develop, teach and convene units at an undergraduate and postgraduate level and will demonstrate strengths for future potential across other teaching streams of the Department. They will hold (or be eligible to hold) a clinical certificate of practice in Australia. The applicant will hold a PhD and have a well-defined and impactful program of research in hearing health or a related field.

    The successful applicant will be aligned with Macquarie University's longstanding commitment of advancing equity and diversity principles. The successful applicant's proven track record of developing trust, building commitment, modelling core university values and fostering an environment of collaboration, innovation and excellence will enable them to succeed in this role.

    About Us

    The Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences (FMHHS) is ambitiously pushing the boundaries of progressive thinking and challenging what's possible to solve some of the big issues of our time, both nationally and on a global scale.

    The Faculty's current education suite includes courses in clinical science, physiotherapy, chiropractic, medicine and public health, psychology, cognitive sciences, linguistics, audiology, and speech pathology. The Faculty forms part of MQ Health, an integrated academic health sciences enterprise which incorporates Macquarie University Hospital and primary and speciality clinics. We have active research programs in neurosciences, health systems and patient safety research, cancer medicine, and clinical sciences, amongst others.

    We foster a values-based culture of innovation and creativity to achieve excellence in teaching and to enhance the research performance of the University. We invest in developing the careers and wellbeing of our students and staff and expect all our leaders to live our values of Caring, Integrity, Teamwork, Ambition, Innovation, and Engagement.

    Macquarie's initiative to proactively adopt a ‘Flexibility by Design' approach to the post-pandemic future of work has been nationally acknowledged as a leader of other industries by the ‘Flex-Ready' certification awarded to Macquarie as the only university to be so recognised in the Australian Higher Education sector. Connect with us today.

    To Apply

    To be considered for this position please apply online by submitting your 3-page CV and a separate (2-3 page) document that describes how you meet each of the itemised selection criteria below.


  • Postgraduate qualification in Audiology, eligible for full membership of Audiology Australia;

  • Level B Masters or equivalent (or working towards a PhD), Level C PhD in a relevant field, Level D PhD in a relevant field

  • Demonstrated academic knowledge in the area of audiology and ability to lead practical classes focused on audiological clinical skills development.

  • A track record of delivering high-quality learning and teaching, including the design, delivery, and management of online content, lectures, tutorials, and assessments.

  • Demonstrated success in the academic leadership in teaching using innovative approaches, including evidence of positive outcomes.

  • Demonstrated experience in contributing to the academic life and administrative tasks of an academic department and a track record of effective team work.

  • Excellent communication skills, with an ability to relate to staff and students from all backgrounds and to represent the University to external stakeholders and the general public.

  • Level D in addition to the above

  • Exceptional teaching skills including experience leading teaching teams and learning and teaching initiatives which enhance student outcomes

  • Evidence of original and innovative contributions in pedagogy, teaching practice and/or curriculum development

  • Demonstrated academic leadership in the delivery of large and/or multidisciplinary programs

  • Desirable

  • Evidence of creating a superior student experience and engagement with cohorts using a range of contemporary learning platforms, technologies and tools.

  • PhD within the area of Audiology.

  • Experience teaching or conducting research in the area of either electrophysiology or cochlear implants.

  • Experience with varied caseloads in clinical practice.

  • Eligible for Audiology Australia Clinical Certificate of Practice.

  • Appointment level will be in accordance with demonstrated qualifications, skills, and experience.

    This position requires you to comply with occupational screening, assessment and vaccinations in line with Macquarie University health requirements and requires a current and valid Working with Children Check Clearance for NSW. You may also have to satisfy Macquarie University that you meet all background checks (including criminal record and qualification checks).

    This position requires you to have legal working rights in Australia.

    Specific role enquiries: Master of Clinical Audiology Program Director Dr John Newall, Department of Linguistics, at [email protected]

    Recruitment Enquiries : Nithya Elango, HR Assistant at [email protected]

    Applications Close: Sunday 31st March 2024 at 11:59 PM AEDT

    If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, U@MQ, MQ Health, MGSM), you'll need to apply through your employee Workday account. To apply for this job: Login to Workday and go to the Careers App > Find Jobs.

    If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, U@MQ, MQ Health, MGSM), you'll need to apply through your employee Workday account. To apply for this job: Login to Workday and go to the Careers App > Find Jobs.

    Applications Close:

    31/03/2024 11:59 PM

    Diversity and Inclusion

    Innovation and ingenuity thrive at Macquarie University when diversity, equity and inclusion take centre stage. At the University, we embrace a culture where diversity of background, experience and perspective are fundamental to our success.

    We do not discriminate on gender identity, age, culture, disability, sexuality, Indigeneity, family and caring responsibilities or religion. See our journey towards leadership in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education.

    Flexible Work

    At Macquarie, we believe by providing flexibility in when, where and how work is done, we can support our staff to manage their personal commitments, while optimising their work performance and contributions to the University. See how we lead in flexible work to enable an outcome focused and inclusive workplace. To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.

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