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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Language & Communicative Development

Closing Date : 08/05/2017
Employment Type : Permanent
Duration :
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
School/Directorate : School of Health Sciences
Division : Human Communication, Development & Hearing
Hours Per week : full time
Salary : £34,956 to £48,327 or £49,772 to £59,400 per annum
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : BM&H-09774

The Division of Human Communication, Development and Hearing, within the School of Health Sciences, seek to appoint a full time Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Language and Communicative Development. You should hold a relevant PhD or equivalent, and have research interests and high quality publications in the study of typical language and communicative development in young children with an interest in extending this to one or more atypical groups. 

The purpose of the post is to deliver high quality research in children’s language and communicative development and to make a substantial contribution to teaching activities in relevant key areas. You will lead and contribute to the research group themes and provide excellent teaching. There will be a requirement to attract significant research income, to produce high quality, high impact outputs and to develop the profile of our research on a global scale.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CV's or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Elena Lieven


Tel: 0161 275 2580


Name: Professor Anna Theakston


Tel: 0161 275 2600

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

Date of external posting: Wednesday 8 March 2017

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on Monday 8 May 2017

Interviews will be held at the beginning of June 2017

Further Particulars


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.