The School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences is seeking to appoint a Clinical Teaching Fellow in Acquired Disorders of Language/Communication to deliver high quality teaching and clinical supervision on our highly-regarded undergraduate and postgraduate speech and language therapy programmes, to contribute to clinical tutoring, supporting student placements and teaching in their specialist field within acquired disorders of language/communication.
We are seeking to appoint a full-time clinical teaching fellow specialising in adult speech /language/ communication disorders on a permanent basis, to start from October 2020.
Applicants will have extensive experience of having worked with a case load in a specialist capacity, supervision of clinical students on placement, knowledge of the evidence base and best practice in the assessment and management of acquired disorders of language and communication, and a passion for supporting an excellent student experience. They will be clinically trained as a Speech & Language Therapist with recent experience of clinical practice. They should also be willing to work collaboratively with members of the clinical tutor team and wider within the School and contribute to delivering an outstanding clinical teaching and learning experience for the students.
You will have:
- A degree (BSc and/or MSc) in Speech and Language Therapy
- HCPC registration as a Speech and Language Therapist (or eligibility to register with HCPC)
- Experience of working with a caseload in a specialist capacity (acquired disorders of language and communication),
- Experience in a variety of methods of working with students/providing placements, and engagement in teaching/training of others
- Knowledge of evidence base and best practice in assessment and management of acquired language impairments, how to develop clinical reasoning in students
- Commitment to excellence in teaching, clinical supervision and to enhancing student experience
- Commitment to professionalism in interactions with colleagues and students
- Good organisational and interpersonal skills
Interview date: TBC
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Director Teaching & Learning
Prof Vesna Stojanovik
Mrs Carol Fairfield
+44 (0)118 378 7456
+44 (0)118 378 7462
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