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
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Director Teaching & Learning
Head of School
Prof Vesna Stojanovik
Prof Carmel Houston-Price
+44 (0)118 378 7456
+44 (0)118 378 6795
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