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Lecturer in Speech and Hearing Sciences

UCL - Division of Psychology and Language Sciences

Location: London
Salary: £44,674 to £52,701 per annum, inclusive of London allowance, Grade 8
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th February 2020
Closes: 29th March 2020
Job Ref: 1860452

We seek to appoint a Lecturer in Speech and Hearing Sciences. The postholder will contribute to research and teaching in the Department of Speech, Hearing, and Phonetic Science. We particularly welcome applicants who work at the interface between hearing and speech perception, and study how these processes change over the lifespan. This might include (but is not limited to): 

  • hearing, speech, and language development in the first years of life,
  • the interaction of hearing and cognition for speech communication in ageing populations,
  • listening effort,
  • speech and hearing in typical and atypical populations,
  • hearing impairment and speech perception, and
  • speech-in-noise perception across the lifespan. 

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. 

The post is available immediately. 

The postholder 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. 

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above. 

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Mark Huckvale (  

 If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Veronia McConochie (  

UCL Taking Action for Equality

Interview Date: TBC 

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

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