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This is an exciting opportunity to experience being part of the team within Speech and Language Sciences at Newcastle University. We are seeking to appoint a fixed term Teaching Fellow in Speech and Language Sciences specialising in phonetics and phonology to teach on the Undergraduate, Postgraduate in Speech and Language Therapy and on the IPhD in Phonetics and Phonology Programmes. You will join a vibrant and outward looking section with strong links to the speech and language therapy community on regional and national levels and the phonetics and phonology research community at Newcastle University and elsewhere. The section maintains an international reputation as a centre of excellence for theoretical and clinically applied research in human communication sciences and state-of-the-art research in experimental phonetics and phonology, with a number of world leading researchers on our staff. You will become part of a supportive team of skilled researchers, educators and clinicians.

You will be passionate about teaching phonetics and phonology as introductory and advanced courses to both UG and PG students specialising in Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) and to PhD students as part of the IPhD in Phonetics and Phonology. You will have a background in speech sciences, experimental phonetics and phonology and/or any related discipline. You will have relevant experience in teaching and learning of introductory to advanced experimental phonetics and phonology with ear-training, building transcription skills for SLT students, applications of phonetic and phonological theory to disordered speech, laboratory phonology approaches, and relationship between phonetics and phonology. You are looking for a new challenge and experience in a dynamic nurturing environment. You will be a good team player, with an interest in the development of the future generation of SLTs and of researchers in experimental phonetics and phonology.

The post is a fixed term at 0.4 FTE for the first 5 months (September 2018 to January 2019), and then a full-time job (1.0 FTE) for the remaining 5 months (February to June 2019). Duties can be discussed with the head of section and phonetics leads. Some may include revisions to modules learning and scholarship including revisions to modules.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Julie Morris, head of Speech and Language Sciences Section at julie.morris@ncl.ac.uk; 0191 208 6841; or Dr Jalal Al-Tamimi, Lecturer in Phonetics, Speech and Language Sciences Section at jalal.al-tamimi@ncl.ac.uk; 0191 208 5208.

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

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