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Senior Lecturer (Speech and Language Therapy) (4114)

As one of the largest providers of nursing and allied health professionals in the region, we offer a diverse range of award-winning and innovative degree courses. Our work is professionally recognised, accredited and respected. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive learning environment that encourages discussion, debate, shared learning and interdisciplinary co-operation. Our innovative, vibrant programmes reflect our research activity, which enriches and informs the student experience.


About the role:

The Department of Health Professions offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Speech and Language Therapy, Physiotherapy, Sport and Exercise Medicine, Post Graduate Medicine, Nutritional Sciences. We also have a vibrant research student community across all disciplines. All of our programmes are designed to combine academic, work based knowledge with practical experience, and skills to ensure our students are fit for practice, fit for employment and make a valued contribution to the advancement of knowledge in physiotherapy and the wider health and social care agenda. Technology and creativity are at the heart of the student experience in the department and we are committed to delivering innovative teaching methods to enhance learning.


About the candidate:

The successful applicant is expected to contribute to both the curriculum and the enhancement of student experience whilst actively participating in departmental activities. They will be required to teach speech and language therapy related subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level and to support inter-professional teaching across the Faculty. They will be required to work closely with a range of academics, researchers and clinicians and other professionals across the wider health and social care sector.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate excellent oral and written competencies and interpersonal skills. A willingness to contribute across the whole speech and language therapy curriculum is essential. They should also have considerable knowledge and experience of working in this subject area.

They will be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and be a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. They should have a good first degree, a minimum of a Masters level qualification, ideally a doctoral level qualification or equivalent, along with a relevant research profile.  They should have relevant teaching and significant clinical experience in speech and language therapy. Their experience should include evidence of service improvement, service evaluation or clinical audit.


To apply:

If you would like to join our team and share our ambition, we would love to hear from you.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and may be made to Dr Julie Lachkovic, Deputy Head of Department,


Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.

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Manchester Birley Campus
53 Bonsall Street, Manchester, UK, M15 6GX
  • Location:
    Manchester Birley Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Health & Education
  • Salary:
    Grade 9 (£43,434 to £50,296)
  • Closing Date:
    4 November 2021
  • Contract Type:
  • Contracted Hours per week:
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