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Lecturer in Acquired Disorders of Language/Communication
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF33199 - R

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 10/12/2020

Job live date: 13/11/2020

Salary: £41,526 - £57,418 per annum

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences

Division: Clinical Language Sciences

Hours per week: up to 1.0FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full time or Part time; permanent

The School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences is seeking to appoint up to two outstanding Lecturers in Acquired Disorders of Language/Communication to join the vibrant, collegiate, research-active team. The successful candidates will support the delivery of high quality teaching and dissertation supervision on our well-regarded undergraduate and postgraduate speech and language therapy programmes, contribute to clinical training, and (if relevant) conduct research in their specialist field within adult (or adult acquired) disorders of language/communication (including disorders of swallowing).


We expect to appoint two clinical lecturers on a permanent full-time or part-time basis (up to a total of 1.6 FTE) to start in January 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. Applicants will be clinically trained as a Speech & Language Therapist with recent experience of clinical practice. We particularly welcome applications from academics with a PhD and an established or developing research profile in their field.

You will have:

  • HCPC registration as a Speech and Language Therapist (or eligibility to register with HCPC)
  • Experience of teaching in a Higher Education setting
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and enhancing student experience
  • Commitment to professionalism in interactions with colleagues and students
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of and interest in research into adult acquired language/ communication disorders

Offers of appointments to lectureship are ordinarily made at salaries between £41,526 - £51,034 on Grade 7 of the university’s pay scale. In exceptional circumstances, where candidates bring skills and experience beyond those normally expected at lecturer level, salaries up to £57,418 may be offered.

Interview date: 8th January 2021

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Director Teaching & Learning

Contact role:

Head of School

Contact name:

Prof Vesna Stojanovik

Contact name:

Prof Carmel Houston-Price

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 7456

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 6795

Contact email:

Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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