Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy 1fte

Opening Date:
25 Oct 2022
Closing Date:
24 Nov 2022
Salary Range:

The School of Health Sciences at the University of East Anglia is a vibrant academic community, with a strong commitment to world leading education, applied health research, and enterprise. At an exciting time of growth and development, we are seeking to appoint a full-time Lecturer to join our experienced and dedicated academic team on an indefinite basis.

The successful candidate will contribute to and lead, where appropriate, to the undergraduate and postgraduate education provision, curriculum development, student support and assessment, specifically in the BSc and Integrated Masters in Speech and Language Therapy programmes. We would welcome applications from colleagues with experience in the field of adult acquired communication disorders and eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties. You will support and lead on education provision relating to a range of acquired communication and swallowing disorders (according to your expertise).

You will be a HCPC (or international equivalent) registered speech and language therapist and hold a good first degree (2:1 or above). You will have a repertoire of skills that extend beyond the SLT specialism and will contribute more widely to a range of School priorities and educational provision. The speech and language therapy programmes offer a curriculum designed around problem-based learning that aims to create active student learners.

We warmly invite you to join a supportive, vibrant and committed academic community with a shared goal to deliver first class education within a strong multidisciplinary community of learning. As well as encouraging and guiding the development of our learners, you will also be provided with opportunities for self-development through active academic mentorship, team working, peer learning and a strong collegial approach to scholarly and research activity. If required, you will be supported to achieve a Masters-level higher education qualification that will enable you to develop the knowledge, skills and autonomy to consolidate and extend your academic practice and to become a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

The School is committed to inclusive, responsive, interprofessional education and research, and to working collaboratively with a range of regional, national and international external partners, professions and organisations to achieve the strategic goals of the School, University and the wider health and social care community.

This full-time, indefinite post is available immediately will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

UEA offers a variety of flexible working options and although this role is advertised on a full-time basis, we encourage applications from individuals who would prefer a flexible working pattern including annualised hours, compressed working hours, part-time, job share, term-time only and/or hybrid working. Details of preferred hours should be stated in the personal statement and will be discussed further at interview.

Closing date: 24 November 2022

The University is committed to diversifying its workforce. As examples, we already hold an Athena SWAN Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality. We also have a Vice-Chancellor led Taskforce on Tackling Racism and a Race Equality Charter Working Group which support our work on race equality. Our aim is to submit to the Race Equality Charter in 2024.