Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy

Opening Date:
30 Jun 2023
Closing Date:
6 Aug 2023
Salary Range:

Keele’s innovative MSci Speech and Language Therapy (SaLT) programme starts in September 2024. This therefore represents an exciting opportunity for an experienced and ambitious SaLT academic to develop and lead the delivery of a new four-year Integrated Masters. The post-holder will join a dedicated group of @60 AHP academic staff; enthusiastic educators, researchers, and scholars, in the growing School of Allied Health Professions (SAHP). The post-holder’s research/ scholarship portfolio will align with the Faculty/School, complementing existing AHP provision and expertise.

Internationally recognised for offering high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate provision, the School offers a range of novel pre-registration AHP programmes including: sector-leading physiotherapy, radiography, prosthetic and orthotics educational programmes. Keele’s AHP research is 7th (out of 89 UK Universities); the majority deemed to be world-leading, or of international importance (REF 2021). We also offer post-graduate programmes and CPD, including professional doctorates and PhD opportunities.

You will playing a key strategic role developing and evolving the SaLT programme, which will have synergies with the existing MSci Physiotherapy. You will be able to demonstrate a track record of consistent contribution to the development of the Speech and Language Therapy professional /clinical services and have substantial experience of both teaching UG and PG students and research supervision.

Keele Faculty resources include: a bespoke health simulation suite, digital imaging suite; state-of-the-art anatomy facilities; a bespoke gait/motion analysis laboratory; plaster workshop; prosthetics/orthotics machine room; patient assessment suite; in addition to two “health houses” on campus with live screening facilities. SAHP students enjoy interprofessional educational learning opportunities with other Faculty students including nurses, midwives, doctors, physiotherapists, radiographers, prosthetists, orthotists, pharmacists, paramedics, social workers, counsellors, and biomedical scientists.

Situated at the heart of Keele University’s beautiful and vibrant campus, SAHP plays an active role contributing to Faculty and University developments. As a TEF Gold institution, Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, as well as innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. Further information can be found at Keele has excellent transport links and is situated within an hour of the cities of Manchester and Birmingham.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

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Closing date for applications: 6 August 2023
Interview date: 23 August 2023
Post reference: KU00003411