Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy (specialist in aphasia) (maternity cover, 0.8 FTE)

Opening Date:
29 Jun 2017
Closing Date:
14 Jul 2017
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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 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide), well above the sector average for graduate employability in most subjects and eleventh in the UK for starting salaries. City joined the University of London in 2016.

The Division of Language and Communication Science in the School of Health Sciences is the largest provider of speech and language therapy education in the UK. Its staff include experts in most domains of speech and language therapy and leaders from related academic subjects including phonetics, linguistics, psychology and audiology.

The Language and Communication Sciences research centre conducts world-leading research in several specialist areas including developmental and acquired language impairment, deafness, sign language and gesture, speech phonology and linguistics, social disadvantage and quality of life.

The Division is seeking a Lecturer registered to practise as a speech and language therapist to cover a period of maternity leave. It is particularly keen to recruit a specialist in aphasia with experience in teaching and in supporting students’ clinical education.

Key duties include contributing to undergraduate and postgraduate education in speech and language therapy and speech and language science. In addition, the Lecturer will contribute to the School’s Enterprise activity e.g., by providing continuing professional education for speech and language therapists and will support teaching in the wider School, as required.

The post could be offered as a job share e.g., between two 0.4 FTEs.

The role is available from 18 September 2017 or earlier by negotiation.

To apply and for more information about the post please go to: www.city.ac.uk/about/working-at-city

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