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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sociology

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University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
38,832 - 47,722 (Grade 7) or 49,149 - 56,950 (Grade 8)
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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sociology

University of York - Sociology

Location: York

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Open

Salary Range: £38,832 - £47,722 (Grade 7) or £49,149 - £56,950 (Grade 8)

Ref Number: 6442

Closing date: 02 April 2018 

The Department of Sociology at the University of York seeks to appoint two full-time, permanent Lecturers in Sociology from 1st August 2018.


You will have a broad knowledge of sociology enabling you to design and develop teaching programmes, as well as having an established national reputation for research. You will generate new research approaches and identify, adapt, develop and use research methodologies and techniques appropriate to the type of research and development undertaken. You will ensure appropriate dissemination of research to a national or international audience by scholarly publication or other outputs appropriate to the relevant academic discipline.

You will play a role in the Department in terms of sustaining and enhancing our strong research culture. In this respect you will be expected to publish original research of the highest quality and secure research funding by developing income-generating activities. You will also teach on our undergraduate and masters programmes, be expected to recruit and supervise research students, and to take an active role in the administration of our collegial Department which places a strong emphasis on collaboration and mutual support.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

You will have a PhD in sociology [or allied subject] or equivalent experience. Lecturer candidates will have a developing track record in research with high quality journal publications and conference presentations, experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate and ideally postgraduate level, and an ability to develop research objectives, projects and funded research proposals.

Senior Lecturer candidates will have a proven track record in research with high quality journal publications and conference presentations, an extensive track record of teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate and postgraduate level or in a demonstrably similar context, and a track record in developing research objectives, projects and funded research proposals.

Interview Date: 19 or 20 April 2018

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