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LINGUIST List 22.4719

Mon Nov 28 2011

Jobs: Clinical Ling; Lang Acq: Lecturer (Asst Prof), U of Reading

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        1.     Douglas Saddy , Clinical Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Language Impairment: Lecturer (Assistant Professor), University of Reading, United Kingdom


Message 1: Clinical Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Language Impairment: Lecturer (Assistant Professor), University of Reading, United Kingdom
Date: 26-Nov-2011
From: Douglas Saddy <j.d.saddyreading.ac.uk>
Subject: Clinical Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Language Impairment: Lecturer (Assistant 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/pcls/
Job Rank: Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Clinical Linguistics; Language Impairment


Description:

Lecturer in Clinical Language Sciences
Department of Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading
Job reference: LE11034
Application closing date: 10/01/2012
Salary Grade 7: £36,862 to £45,336 per annum

We are seeking a full-time member of staff to join our dynamic, research
active, and highly regarded team of academic and clinical staff.

Main duties and responsibilities:
- Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students within our Speech
and Language Therapy programmes and the MSc in Neuroscience of
Language
- Engage in high quality research and contribute to the Department's
research profile
- Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Department
- Contribute to the administrative duties of the department

You will be committed to high quality, innovative academic teaching. You
will have research experience, a good track-record of publications and be
committed to quality research complementing the profile of the department.
A clinical qualification in Speech and Language Therapy is desirable, but
other candidates will be considered

You will have:
- A PhD in Linguistics or related area
- Research experience and potential to develop a strong research profile in
an area of developmental or acquired language disorders
- Experience of academic teaching in clinical linguistics, speech and
language pathology, psycholinguistics, phonetics and phonology or related.

The Department of Clinical Language Sciences is part of the School of
Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences and has a wide range of
research interests within the field of speech and language development
and disorders across the lifespan. Recent research has focused on
characterising development and disorders in adults and children,
developing assessments and designing clinical interventions. According to
the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) published in December 2008,
the quality of 85% of our research 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 excellent
research facilities. These include laboratories, a purpose built high quality
speech booth and a brand new suite of clinical rooms with excellent
observation facilities and audio-visual recording equipment. We are
affiliated with the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience & Neurodynamics
(CINN), which undertakes interdisciplinary research into the psychological
and physiological mechanisms underpinning complex cognitive behaviours,
targeting typical and atypical development and decline.

Informal enquiries: contact the Head of Department, Professor Douglas
Saddy, contact information below.

Alternatively, contact the Director of Research in Clinical Language
Sciences, Dr. Theodoros Marinis
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 7465
Contact email: t.marinisreading.ac.uk

For further information about the post:
http://www.reading.ac.uk/about/jobs/docs/LE11034.pdf
For information about the School/Department:
http://www.reading.ac.uk/pcls/
For information about the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience &
Neurodynamics: http://www.reading.ac.uk/cinn/

Application Deadline: 10-Jan-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.reading.ac.uk/about/jobs/
Contact Information:
Professor Douglas Saddy
Email: j.d.saddyreading.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)118 378 6269


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