Visiting Erskine Fellowship opportunity for Neuroscience teaching in New Zealand (July – Oct 2018)

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
University of Canterbury (New Zealand)

The Department of Communication Disorders at the University of Canterbury (New Zealand) is seeking applications for an Erskine Fellowship to teach the ‘Neuroscience of Communication and Swallowing’ course (mid-July until mid-Oct 2018). Erskine Fellowships can be awarded to 'distinguished international academic visitors who are advanced in the learning of any subject'. Each visiting Erskine fellow receives a grant-in-aid which covers up to two return airfares, accommodation, and a daily allowance towards living expenses. More information on Erskine Fellowships can be found here:

Our ‘Neuroscience of Communication and Swallowing’ course is a 12-week course (one 3-hour and one 1-hour lecture per week) with approximately 45 undergraduate and 25 postgraduate students. It is an introductory Neuroscience course with an emphasis on speech, language and swallowing. 

Please contact Catherine Theys ( for more information.