Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy

Opening Date:
16 Nov 2022
Closing Date:
4 Dec 2022
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy who has academic, teaching and research experience in this field and can lead on, and develop, our current provision in their specialist clinical area. We will consider any clinical specialism, but we are particularly interested in hearing from candidates with expertise in any of the following: Dysphagia, Voice, Motor Speech Disorders, Dementia; Autism Spectrum Conditions, Learning Disability, Child Mental Health, Cerebral Palsy, Cleft Palate; Speech Disorders, Dysfluency and Alternative and Argumentative Communication.

The postholder is expected to take a module leadership role, teach across our programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, supervise student projects, provide pastoral support for students, and undertake research aligned to the Centre for Language and Communication Science Research.

Lecturer (Education and Research)

Main Duties

  • Make a significant contribution to the educational activities of the School, in line with the Education and Student Strategy, ensuring education is of high-quality, professionally relevant and informed by research, scholarship and pedagogy.
  • Conduct individual and, where appropriate, collaborative research in line with the University’s Research Strategy, and develop a related-publications record and internal/external profile and contribute to income-generation activities.
  • Undertake scholarly activities designed to enhance education.
  • Participate in activities related to enterprise and, where relevant to the role, professional practice.
  • Undertake administrative or management responsibilities and play a part as a member/leader of the
    wider academic community, as appropriate to an academic role at this level.
  • Undertake other duties within the scope of the post, as reasonably requested by the Divisional Lead
    and/or Dean of School.

Main Responsibilities


  • Contribute to curriculum and educational development through the integration of scholarship, research and professional/clinical activities.
  • Plan, organise and manage education, learning and assessment activities within a defined educational programme, in collaboration with colleagues, where appropriate.
  • Ensure that module/course content, methods of delivery (including in-person and online delivery modes) and learning materials and assessments are in alignment with students’ needs, defined learning outcomes and quality expectations and maximise available learning technologies.
  • Ensure that education is informed by relevant subject, pedagogic and practice-based research, including own original disciplinary and/or pedagogic research, where appropriate.
    Contribute to module and/or programme approvals and/or accreditations, quality controls and review processes.
  • Undertake appropriate activity in relation to personal tutoring and the supervision of students on undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes.
  • Engage with academic colleagues undertaking relevant discipline-based, pedagogic or practice-based research and scholarship activities and ensure that research evidence is used appropriately in educational activities.