Senior Lecturer/Reader in Speech & Language Sciences

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We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

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The School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences (ECLS) is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Reader based in Speech and Language Sciences (SLS). The successful applicant will be part of a diverse and collegiate team of academics, clinicians, researchers and professional support staff delivering high quality teaching and research. You will have a strong research profile in an area of speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) or eating and drinking needs.

You will make a significant contribution to teaching and supervision within SLS across both undergraduate and post graduate pre-registration speech and language therapy Health and Care Professions Council approved programmes, and within postgraduate research.

You will carry out high quality research in your area of expertise, contributing to the understanding of, assessment and/or intervention for clients with SLCN or dysphagia in adults or children. You will be an integral part of our research community, contributing to our research culture and excellence in SLS and the School and being part of relevant research centres and institutes across campus. You will, where appropriate, make a contribution to academic administration within the School.

Any informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Janet Webster, Head of Speech and Language Sciences (, or Dr Julie Morris, Head of School (

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.

We encourage applications from individuals who can complement our existing team. We believe that success is built on having teams whose backgrounds and experiences reflect the diversity of our university and student population.

Interviews are scheduled for TBC

To view the Candidate Briefing Pack please click here

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