Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Reader in Phonetics

Opening Date:
5 Sep 2023
Closing Date:
25 Sep 2023
Salary Range:

Founded in 1894, 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 (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period, 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.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding academic to enhance our current provision in phonetics. We are particularly looking for an academic with experience in clinical or applied phonetics, as part of their research, teaching or other experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving department which is the largest provider of SLT education in the UK. We are known for world-leading research and our commitment to evidence-based practice in teaching and research. We are a friendly and collegiate department, with a comprehensive mentoring system in place and a strong commitment to developing all staff in relation to their research and educational activities.

Our staff team includes experts in most domains of speech and language therapy, together with leaders from aligned academic subjects, including phonetics, linguistics, psychology and audiology. The postholders are expected to enhance this team by taking a module leadership role, supervising student projects, provide pastoral support and clinical tutorial support for students.

For applicants who are eligible for appointment on an Education and Research profile there will also be an expectation for them to undertake research aligned to the Centre for Language and Communication Science Research.

Person Specification
We are looking for candidates who have clinical or other applied experience in phonetics and who can develop, our current educational provision in this area. We welcome those with academic, clinical, teaching and/or research experience in this field.

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

The role is available from 1st January 2024 or earlier by negotiation.

Closing date: 25th September 2023 at 11:59 pm

For an informal discussion please contact Lucy Dipper via

Please note: We are aiming to recruit a Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor or Reader for this post.

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, pregnancy, race and ethnic origin, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.

City operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants.

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