Research Fellow, Speech Pathology

La Trobe University
March 03, 2024
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Contract Type:Fixed Term – 3 years
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Research Fellow, Speech Pathology

Job No.: 566984

Work type: Fixed Term

  • Full time
  • Fixed Term – 3 years
  • Bundoora Campus
  • Work with inspiring people who are driven to make a difference!
  • About the position

    The School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport offers a range of general and specialist undergraduate and postgraduate courses that are rigorous and attuned to meeting the needs of students in ensuring their readiness to work in changing environments. The School comprises three Departments and 10 disciplines across La Trobe's multi campus operations and has an outstanding reputation for research excellence, research translation and for building strong relationships with industry partners.

    Located within the Discipline of Speech Pathology and working closely with the Centre for Research Excellence in Aphasia Recovery and Rehabilitation, this position will contribute to the development of research capacity and capability in access and inclusion of people living with communication disability. The position will report to Associate Professor Robyn O'Halloran.

    The performance expectations of this position include:

  • Exceeding the average annual research income and publications benchmarks for a full time Level B appointment in speech pathology.
  • Contributing to and leading the submission of competitive research grants, in any HERDC categories.
  • Establishing research partnerships and collaborations.
  • Participating in the supervision of research higher degree students .
  • Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have

  • Completion of a PhD or equivalent qualifications or research experience.
  • A record of publications, conference papers and/or reports, or professional or technical contributions which provide evidence of strong research potential.
  • Sound analytical skills with an ability to communicate complex information clearly both orally and in writing.
  • High level organisational skills: the ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, initiate and follow-up actions, all with minimal or no supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and productively with staff and students from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses
  • How to apply

    Closing date: By 11:55pm, Sunday 3rd March 2024

    Position Enquiries:

    Robyn O'Halloran, Associate Professor-Speech Pathology via Email: [email protected]

    Recruitment Enquiries:

    Lisa White, Talent Acquisition Consultant via Email: [email protected]

    Position Description below:

    PD - Postdoc Fellowship Speech Pathology.pdf

    Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

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

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each bullet point under the Essential Criteria ‘Skills and knowledge required for the position', which is located in the position description.
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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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