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Associate Lecturer in Sociology

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University of York - Heslington Campus
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Role Description

The Department of Sociology are seeking a full-time Associate Lecturer for 22 months from September 2019.

You will contribute to the delivery of a broad range of teaching in the Department including seminars, lectures and assessment.  We are seeking a candidate who is able to teach across a range of areas including (but not limited to) quantitative and qualitative research methods, sociology of gender and inequalities, sociology of health and illness. You will develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students. You will also be expected to contribute to the administrative responsibilities of the Department and in supporting students in their learning and University experience.

You will have a postgraduate degree in Sociology or related discipline and will have a detailed knowledge in these disciplines sufficient  to develop teaching and provide relevant learning support to students across different levels of academic ability.

You will be able to supervise students and contribute to the design and development of course material within the Department, and will have experience using different delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students.

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

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A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatYork



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