Lecturer in Sociology and/or Social Policy

United Kingdom
Sep 22, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time

Available from 1 January 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter

The School of Sociology and Social Policy is seeking to appoint a Lecturer to contribute to teaching and research in Sociology and/or Social Policy, with a particular focus on social inequalities. You will contribute to teaching and programme leadership on our new Masters programmes as undergraduate teaching and postdoctoral supervision as appropriate.

With a relevant doctorate in the social sciences and experience of social science writing and researching relating to social inequalities, you will co-author articles and develop research proposals with relevant colleagues in the School and wider University. You will also be supported to develop your own sole-authored publications and research proposals. You will have a sound grasp of recent intellectual and methodological developments and debates in your specialist field, a clear commitment to and demonstrated abilities in teaching students from a variety of backgrounds and at a range of levels, as well as excellent analytical and writing skills. The ability to work alone and as part of a team is essential, along with strong organisational skills and the ability to deal with a variety of tasks to set deadlines.

The University of Leeds is a diverse, multi-cultural environment. We welcome applications from all sections of society and the successful applicant will be expected to work within University values and policies which are designed to promote dignity, diversity and inclusiveness. 

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