Lecturer in Speech Science University College London, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences United Kingdom

Lecturer in Speech Science


UCL Department / Division

Division of Psychology and Language Sciences

Specific unit / Sub department

Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences

Location of position


Hours Full Time

(inclusive of London allowance)£43,884 - £51,769 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

The postholder will contribute to research and teaching in the area of Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Science, such as speech production, speech perception, neuroscience, hearing, or spoken language development. The postholder will be expected to develop an outstanding research profile that enhances the international standing of the department. In addition to research, the postholder will be expected to engage in a range of teaching activities including the development, delivery, assessment and quality assurance of teaching programmes and modules. The postholder will also undertake supervision of student research projects, provide pastoral care for students, and undertake administrative duties in the department.


Applicants with skills in the application of advanced statistical, computational or instrumental methods to the field of speech communication science, or who have experience in the applications of speech science and technology in health, education or business will be particularly welcome.


The post is open-ended and available from July 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Key Requirements

The candidate must have a PhD in a relevant discipline, high-level research experience leading to expert knowledge of methodologies used in the field, and a developing research publication profile. They must have experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or masters level.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.


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Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Mark Huckvale (m.huckvale@ucl.ac.uk). If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Sonia Theodoric, (s.theodoric@ucl.ac.uk).

UCL Taking Action for Equality
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

31 Mar 2019

Latest time for the submission of applications


Interview date


Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.


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