Lecturer in Acquired Disorders of Language/Communication

open until filled
Social Sciences, Medical Sciences, Language studies, Psychology, Communication
University of Reading
Reading, United Kingdom
£41,526 - £51,034 per annum

The School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences is seeking to appoint an outstanding Lecturer in Acquired Disorders of Language/Communication to deliver high quality teaching and dissertation supervision on our highly-regarded undergraduate and postgraduate speech and language therapy programmes, to contribute to clinical teaching and to conduct research in their specialist field within acquired disorders of language/communication.

We are seeking to appoint a part time (up to 0.6fte) clinical lecturer specialising in adult speech /language/ communication disorders on a permanent basis, to start from September 2020. Applicants will have experience of teaching and project supervision at university level and a passion for supporting an excellent student experience. They will be clinically trained as a Speech & Language Therapist with recent experience of practice. Applicants should be developing a reputation in their research field, have recent publications in respected journals, and an ambition to build a research group. They should also be willing to contribute to the highly collaborative, inter-disciplinary and collegiate research environment at Reading.

​​​​​​​You will have:

  • PhD in Acquired Disorders of Speech/Language/Communication
  • HCPC registration as a Speech and Language Therapist (or eligibility to register with HCPC)
  • Experience of teaching and project supervision in a Higher Education setting
  • Track record of publications in high-quality journals, commensurate with career stage
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and research and to enhancing student experience
  • Commitment to professionalism in interactions with colleagues and students
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills

Interview date: TBC

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