Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy
Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy (Part-time 0.2 FTE)
Reference Number 60031453
Location Northampton Square
School / Service School of Health Sciences
Department Language & Communication Science
Contract Duration Permanent
Salary Range (£)45361 to 54131
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% at 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.
Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, 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.
The School of Health Sciences is ranked first in London for student satisfaction in Nursing (Complete University Guide 2020 and 2021), first in London for Nursing (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and 2020) and first in London for Medical Technology, including Radiography (Complete University Guide 2020 and 2021).
The Division of Language & Communication Science is the largest provider of Speech & Language Therapy education in the UK with experts in most domains of Speech & Language Therapy and leaders from aligned subjects including Phonetics, Linguistics, Psychology and Audiology. The Division provides two programmes to qualify students to register as Speech & Language practitioners; a three-year non-clinical BSc in Speech & Language Science; two post registration MSc programmes; and a strong PhD programme.The Division of Language & Communication Science is the largest provider of Speech & Language Therapy education in the UK with experts in most domains of Speech & Language Therapy and leaders from aligned subjects including Phonetics, Linguistics, Psychology and Audiology. The Division provides two programmes to qualify students to register as Speech & Language practitioners; a three-year non-clinical BSc in Speech & Language Science; two post registration MSc programmes; and a strong PhD programme.
The Language & Communication Science 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; and social disadvantage and quality of life. It has a thriving aphasia research team, with funded projects investigating the benefits of peer support; technological applications in aphasia rehabilitation; and the benefits of solution-focused therapy and narrative intervention. Its inclusive and supportive research culture aims to give all staff the opportunity to develop their research careers.
The successful candidate will have a first degree (or equivalent) in Speech & Language Therapy, a postgraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related discipline and experience in Speech & Language Therapy practice. He or she will be committed to delivering excellent education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and will have experience of teaching and supervising students in practice.
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.
Closing date for applications: 11:59pm 10th November 2020
The role is available from 30 November 2020 or earlier by negotiation.
Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity
Academic excellence for business and the professions
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