Senior Lecturer in Sociology

The University of Northampton

Location: Park Campus

The post offers a first class opportunity for an academic leader and educator who can demonstrate an effective and successful interdisciplinary approach to learning, teaching and research in Sociology.

The successful candidate for the post will join a small but enthusiastic team of staff responsible for undergraduate courses in Sociology in the Faculty of Heath and Society, and will play a significant role in contributing to course delivery and curriculum development.  S/he will take responsibility for the development and management of individual modules and will have a role in the leadership of the Sociology programmes. The successful applicant will be part of the core team responsible for the planning, development and delivery of new course and curriculum developments in Sociology and related areas such as Race, Gender, Research Methods (Qualitative & Quantitative).

Candidates for the post will hold a PhD in Sociology and have a record of published research in National and International Journals, as well as monographs and/or text books(s) in Sociology. Candidates should ideally be available for immediate employment.

Interview Date: TBC

This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate to a new state of the art, vibrant, town centre campus in 2018. We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of TRANSFORMING LIVES + INSPIRING CHANGE. 

We are an AshokaU accredited Changemaker University that believes in providing students and staff with the opportunity to change their world for the better. 

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.

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