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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Hearing Science/Audiology

Dear everyone,

Please see advertisement below for lecturer/senior lecturer position at Aston University in Birmingham, UK.  Please forward to your PhD students/post-docs as appropriate as well.


Colette McKay






Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Audiology

£23,643 to £42,573 p.a. and exceptionally up to £45,885 p.a.


The School of Life and Health Sciences at Aston University is seeking an enthusiastic auditory scientist to take up the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Audiology.


Aston University offers both undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in audiology and related fields and aims to be a centre of excellence for audiology teaching and research. The research programme in the School of Life and Health Sciences is internationally renowned for the interdisciplinary study of sensory and cognitive function in normal and clinical populations, incorporating auditory and visual science, psychology, pharmacology, and neuroimaging. Current auditory research at Aston is wide-ranging and includes cochlear implants, auditory scene analysis, binaural hearing, and speech perception, using a range of techniques including psychophysics and neuroimaging. Additionally, a clinical audiology research centre is planned to become operational in 2006/7, and this centre will support research into improved patient outcomes in audiology, as well as supporting our taught programmes in audiology.


This position offers a unique opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary research team at an internationally competitive level. The successful applicant will contribute to undergraduate and post-graduate education in audiology, as well as participating collaboratively in a highly-motivated and successful auditory research team.


Applicants must have a PhD in hearing or balance science or a related area, or be near to completion. Preference will be given to applicants with clinical qualifications in audiology. The successful applicant will be a highly-motivated teacher and researcher and will be a good communicator and team player.


For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Colette McKay (email: c.m.mckay@xxxxxxxxxxx).


Application forms and further details are available on our web site: http://www.aston.ac.uk/jobs or by telephoning 0121 359 0870 (24 hour answerphone), or by email:b.a.power@xxxxxxxxxxx quoting reference number A05/108.



Closing date: Friday 22 July 2005.







Colette McKay
Professor in Auditory Science
School of Life and Health Sciences

Aston University
Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET

email: c.m.mckay@xxxxxxxxxxx
Phone +44 (0)121 204 4099

Fax +44 (0)121 204 3886