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Lecturer in Hearing Science at University of Manchester

Dear List, please see advertisement below for a new position at University of Manchester. The person appointed will be working closely with myself on research projects in the area of cochlear implants or related applied hearing research.



Colette McKay

(Chair in Applied Hearing Research at University of Manchester from January 2007)







Academic                   Ref: MHS/471/06







Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences


School of Psychological Sciences


Lecturer in Hearing Science (Ref: MHS/471/06)


Salary range £28,849 – £39,935 p.a.



The Audiology and Deafness research group in the School of Psychological Sciences is a leading group in the UK for applied research in audiology and deafness. Following a new Chair appointment in Applied Hearing Research, we seek to strengthen this area further with an appointment at lecturer level to help take forward exciting new research aimed at improving outcomes for hearing impaired people.


The group also delivers teaching programmes in audiology and deaf education, and contributes teaching to the Psychology programmes in cognate areas such as auditory perception. You would join other members of the team in teaching and administrative duties.


A background or experience in one of the following areas would be advantageous: cochlear implants, signal processing, electrophysiology, or neural imaging. You should possess a PhD in a relevant discipline, and will have a developing track record of peer-reviewed publications and evidence of your potential to obtain external research funding.


The appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced CRB disclosure.


Informal inquiries may be made to Professor Colette McKay via Wendy Spruce, tel: +44 (0) 161 275 8281 or email wendy.spruce@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


Application forms and further particulars are available from our website http://www.manchester.ac.uk/vacancies


If you are unable to go online you can request a hard copy of the details from The Directorate of Human Resources, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences.  Tel: ++44 (0) 161 275 8835, email: Mhs-hr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


Closing date 15th December 2006.  Please quote reference MHS/471/06.  Interviews will be held on 16th January 2007.



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