Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy

Opening Date:
21 Dec 2023
Closing Date:
1 Feb 2024
Salary Range:

Human and Health Sciences
Grade 7 (£38,560 – £43,374 per annum)
Grade 8 (£44,669 – £56,541 per annum)
Full time (part-time hours will be considered)
Ref: R7429

This is an exciting opportunity for a registered speech and language therapist to join the Department of Allied Health Professions, Sport and Exercise. We are seeking ambitious and experienced graduate speech and language therapists to join a friendly and innovative team as a lecturer/senior lecturer within the School of Human and Health Sciences.

The University of Huddersfield is a thriving university with a modern campus offering fantastic work and leisure facilities. We have a diverse student body and professional partnerships with health and social care and education partners. Huddersfield is a lively town, close to beautiful countryside and with excellent road and rail links to Manchester, Leeds, and Sheffield. The University achieved TEF Gold award in 2023.

We offer a traditional degree leading to a speech and language qualification. You will work in a supportive environment with fantastic opportunities for personal and professional development. You will facilitate learning alongside people with lived experience and contribute to a dynamic research community. This will involve developing and delivering undergraduate and postgraduate speech and language therapy and health related programmes. You will be an engaging teacher, keen to conduct high quality research and contribute to our strategic ambitions. You will provide placement support to learners and clinical educators.

Commitment to innovative student-centred learning is essential. You should have a broad knowledge of contemporary speech and language therapy practice and research. Applicants will be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. They should have relevant post registration experience as a speech and language therapist. Dysphagia management training is desirable. You will have a Masters Degree (or equivalent) and will be required to register for doctoral study within 12 months of appointment. Please note candidates who are professionally qualified and have commenced Masters-level qualification(s) – such that they can complete a level-7 qualification in their first year of employment and move directly on to Doctoral study – will also be considered. You should be a member of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) or have the capacity to obtain membership within 12 months of appointment.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Regular status checks may also be required, depending on your role.

The University is deeply committed to equality and diversity for all its students and staff. We seek to be diverse and inclusive, supporting individuals and groups to fulfil their potential and nurture a sense of belonging. We strive to be an accessible, inclusive employer, removing barriers for all. Find out more about our approach to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, including our commitments and accreditations as a Disability Confident Employer, Stonewall Top 100 Employer, Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder and our membership of the Race Equality Charter.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Jayne Samples (Head of Division of Midwifery and Speech and Language Therapy) by telephone on 01484 257588 or by email: j.samples@hud.ac.uk