Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy

Opening Date:
12 Sep 2019
Closing Date:
13 Oct 2019
Salary Range:

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. City attracts around 20,000 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries. In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. Founded in 1894, City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.

The Division of Language & Communication Science in the School of Health Sciences is the largest provider of Speech & Language Therapy education in the UK with experts in most domains of Speech & Language Therapy and leaders from aligned subjects including Phonetics, Linguistics, Psychology and Audiology. The Division runs two programmes to qualify students to register as Speech & Language practitioners; a three-year non-clinical BSc in Speech & Language Science; two post registration MSc programmes; and a strong PhD programme. The Language & Communication Science Research Centre conducts world-leading research in several specialist areas including developmental and acquired language impairment; deafness; sign language and gesture; speech phonology and linguistics; social disadvantage and quality of life. It has a thriving aphasia research team, with funded projects investigating the benefits of peer support, technological applications in aphasia rehabilitation, the benefits of solution-focused therapy and narrative intervention.

The Division is seeking to appoint an outstanding, qualified, HCPC-registered Speech & Language Therapist with experience in education and student supervision with a particular interest in supporting students’ clinical education. The appointed Lecturer will contribute to the Division’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and may support education within the wider School. The role is offered with the option of appointment on either an Education & Research role profile or an Education role profile.

Interviews are scheduled for 29 October 2019.

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