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Lecturer in Adult/Acquired Disorders of Speech/Language/Communication
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF34757

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 27/04/2021

Job live date: 08/03/2021

Salary: £41,526 - £57,418 per annum pro rata

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences

Division: Clinical Language Sciences

Hours per week: Up to 35, depending on FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full-time or part-time, Permanent

The School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences is seeking to appoint an outstanding Lecturer in Adult/Acquired Disorders of Speech/Language/Communication to join our vibrant, collegiate, research-active team. The successful candidate 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 speech/language/communication.

We expect to appoint one clinical lecturer on a full-time basis or more than one clinical lecturer on a part-time basis to permanent positions, starting in June 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, but also encourage applicants seeking teaching-intensive positions.

You will have:

  • Speech & Language Therapy qualification
  • Experience of clinical practice
  • Experience of teaching/training/supervision 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/speech/language/ communication disorders

Offers of appointments to lectureship are ordinarily made at salaries between spinal points 37 and 44 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 spinal point 48 may be offered.

Interview date: TBC

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Director of 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:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

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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