Professorship of Speech & Hearing Sciences

Professorship of Speech & Hearing Sciences

The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, School of Clinical Therapies, provides an innovative and challenging academic context for its staff and students. The Department was founded in 2003 and the first graduates from its BSc course graduated in 2007. The Department offers opportunities to undertake a Master of Philosophy (Mphil) and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in addition to a modular MSc course in advanced healthcare practice, designed to cater for speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, and occupational therapists.The Department is housed in purpose-built accommodation within the new Brookfield Health Sciences complex.


University College Cork wishes to recruit a highly qualified academic with the vision and drive to lead the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences in research and curriculum development at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


The appointee must have an extensive research profile.In addition, the appointee will have an international reputation in speech and hearing sciences, and a significant record in teaching and curriculum development.The appointee will have an ability to relate effectively to other professional stakeholders in Speech and Language Therapy, both nationally and internationally. The successful candidate will also have the skills to effectively convey the Department’s vision and distinctive character and expertise to a range of audiences including students, the speech and language therapy profession and the wider community.S/he will also have the administrative ability to manage an active department.


Informal enquiries may be made to Mr Robert Fourie, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Tel: +353 21 4901538, Email:


Appointment will be made within the following salary scale, depending on qualifications and experience. Salary Scale (new entrants):€111,286 - €143,193


Closing Date: Friday, 16th May 2008


 Application form available at this link,35042,en.doc

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