Board of Trustees vacancies

Deputy Chair

We are looking for a Deputy Chair with a good knowledge of effective Board performance.

You will have experience of working at a strategic level, for example on boards and committees or chairing meetings.

You will also need passion to drive the RCSLT's work forward.   

The Deputy Chair serves a two-year term, followed by a two-year term as Chair.

The selection process for this role involves a formal interview on 28 July 2020 (via video).  If there is more than one suitable candidate a member ballot will be required.

Closing date: Monday 13 July 2020 

Contact details: call 020 7378 3007

Interview date: 28 July 2020

To apply, please ensure you have: 

Wales Country Representative

For this role we are looking for a candidate who is a Certified Member and who works in Wales who will inform and support the strategic direction of the RCSLT. The candidate will be responsible for promoting member engagement; connecting with members through RCSLT member networks, and feeding back insights to inform RCSLT’s priorities.

Applicants can only be nominated and voted for by members residing in Wales.

The selection process for this role involves a telephone interview which will be held on the 21 July 2020 and if there is more than one suitable candidate a member ballot will be required.

Closing date: Monday 13 July 2020

Contact details: or call 020 7378 3007

Telephone interview date:  21 July 2020

To apply, please ensure you have: 

Committee vacancies 

There are currently no committee vacancies.

Staff vacancies 

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Research vacancies

International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders (IJLCD) Assistant Editor

Following recent changes in the editorial team, we are seeking a new Associate Editor for the IJLCD from September 2020 to join our supportive editorial team.

The IJLCD is an international, peer-reviewed journal, which draws together findings from research in language and communication disorders. The IJLCD is published in six issues per year, with occasional special issues.

The role of Associate Editor offers the post-holder the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the dissemination of quality research in the field of communication disorders and related SLT activities.

The successful candidate for this position will:

  • Have a PhD in a relevant academic discipline
  • Possess a proven track record in research (peer-reviewed publications, presentations at conferences and/or other research enabling activities)
  • Have experience of carrying out peer review
  • Commit to carrying out the role for a minimum term of three years
  • Be able to participate in four editorial meetings a year
  • Membership of the RCSLT and experience as an SLT is desirable

We would especially welcome applications from colleagues with specialist skills in adult acquired disorders and or qualitative research methodologies.

An overview of the role is available on request from Dr Paul Conroy (email below).

For applications please email the following to

  • A covering letter and supporting statement (200 words max)
  • A brief (e.g. 2 page) CV, including a list of publications and presentations and/or other enabling activities

Closing date for applications: July 31st 2020.

Online interviews to take place in August 2020.