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About the Role:

Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Social Work 

Lecturer in Sociology 
Ref: ATR1687

Salary on appointment will be £46,974 per annum, with an annual increment up to £54,395 per annum.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer to join the School of Social Work who will contribute to our record of research and teaching excellence. Our undergraduate degree in Sociology draws on the expertise of sociologists in different schools across the university, allowing students to choose from four specialist pathways as they progress through the course.

In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework the School came 4th in the Social Work & Social Policy Unit of Assessment with 90% of the School’s research activities (outputs, impact and environment) rated as world leading or internationally excellent (4* and 3*) and 100% of our impact was rated as world leading. The School is also home to the highly successful Centre for Research on Children and Families.

You will have a proven ability to undertake research and provide teaching and support to undergraduate and Master’s level students in the discipline of Sociology. You will have a commitment to a multidisciplinary ethos for understanding and teaching Sociology, and the ability to help develop the subject within the university. 

This full-time post is available from 2 September 2024 on an indefinite basis. 

Benefits include:

  • 44 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays and University Customary days.
  • Family and Work-life balance policies including hybrid working and considerable maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and adoption leave.
  • Generous pension scheme with life cover for dependants, plus incapacity cover.
  • Health and Wellbeing: discounted access to Sportspark facilities, relaxation rooms, 320 acres of rolling parkland, wellbeing walks, Wellbeing Ambassador network, medical centre, Occupational Health and a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Campus Facilities: Sportspark, library, nursery, supermarket, post office, bars and catering outlets.
  • Exclusive shopping discounts to help cut the cost of household bills, childcare salary sacrifice scheme, Cycle to Work scheme and public transport discounts.
  • Personal Development: unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning courses, specialist advice and training from our Organisational Development and Professional Learning Team.


Closing date: 3 June 2024

We strongly encourage applications from Men and applicants from Black, Asian or other minority backgrounds, and welcome applications from all protected groups as defined by the Equality Act 2010. Appointment will be made on merit.

The University holds an Athena Swan Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality.

 

Further Information

For further information, including the Job Description and Person Specification, please see the attached Candidate Brochure.
 
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Kate Stewart, Undergraduate Course Director for Sociology at [email protected].

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