LINGUIST List 21.2472

Fri Jun 04 2010

Jobs: Lang Development/Impairment: Lecturer/Sr Lecturer, U of Reading

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        1.    Theo Marinis, Language Development/Language Impairment: Lecturer/Assistant Professor or Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, University of Reading, United Kingdom

Message 1: Language Development/Language Impairment: Lecturer/Assistant Professor or Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, University of Reading, United Kingdom
Date: 04-Jun-2010
From: Theo Marinis <t.marinisreading.ac.uk>
Subject: Language Development/Language Impairment: Lecturer/Assistant Professor or Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, University of Reading, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: University of Reading Department: Department of Clinical Language Sciences Job Location: Reading, United Kingdom Web Address: http://www.reading.ac.uk/cls/
Job Rank: Lecturer/Assistant Professor or Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Development/Language Impairment


Description:

This appointment is full-time, permanent and starts 1 October or as soon aspossible after this date

Grade 7 - £33,600 to £45,155 p.a. or Grade 8 - £46,510 to £52,347 per annum.

We wish to appoint a member of staff to join our dynamic, research active,and highly regarded team of academic and clinical staff. The appointmentwill be at the lecturer or senior lecturer level (applicants shouldindicate the level at which they are applying).

You will be committed to high quality, innovative academic teaching atundergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will have research experience intypical or atypical speech or/and language or a closely related area.

You will have:- a PhD in Language Pathology, Linguistics, Psychology or related area.- high quality research experience and ability to develop a strongresearch profile (lecturer), evidence of attracting research funding (forappointment at senior level).- experience, commitment and enthusiasm for the field of languagedevelopment and impairment, some knowledge of the field of speech andlanguage therapy.- a significant number of publications in high quality journals (forappointment at senior level), evidence of growing publications (forappointment at lecturer level).- experience of teaching at UG and TPG level and (for appointment atsenior level) experience of doctoral supervision.- the ability to work collegially and across disciplines.- an SLT qualification would be welcome but is not essential.

The Department of Clinical Language Sciences has a wide range of researchinterests within the field of speech and language development and disordersacross the lifespan. Recent research has focused on characterisingdevelopment and disorders in adults and children, developing assessmentsand designing clinical interventions. According to the Research AssessmentExercise (RAE) published in December 2008, the quality of 85% of ourresearch activity was considered to be internationally recognised with 10%of this being assessed as 'world-leading'.

Our Department is housed in a purpose-designed building with excellentresearch facilities. These include laboratories, a purpose built highquality speech booth and a brand new suite of clinical rooms with excellentobservation facilities and audio-visual recording equipment. We areaffiliated with the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience & Neurodynamics(CINN), which undertakes interdisciplinary research into the psychologicaland physiological mechanisms underpinning complex cognitive behaviours,targeting typical and atypical development and decline.

This post is in addition to the one advertised in March 2010.

Additional information (job description, person specification forlecturer/senior lecturer level) can be found at the University web-site -see link below.

Informal enquiries: contact the Director of Research in Clinical LanguageSciences, Dr. Theodoros Marinis on +44(0)118 378 7465 or emailt.marinisreading.ac.uk

To formally apply please visit the application URL below or contact HumanResources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG66AH. Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail)

Please quote reference number: SL10008

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections ofthe community.

Application Deadline: 12-Jul-2010 Web Address for Applications: http://www.reading.ac.uk/about/jobs/
Contact Information:
Dr Theo Marinis Email: t.marinisreading.ac.uk Phone: 00441183787465

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