Lecturer in Sociology

University of Sheffield - Faculty of Social Sciences - Department of Sociological Studies

Contract Type: Fixed-term from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018

Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?

The Department of Sociological Studies has a major international reputation for excellence in research and teaching across Sociology, Social Policy, Digital and Social Work and achieving high levels of cross-fertilisation between the four disciplines. It is committed to understanding society and social change, and to research and teaching that improves people's lives, especially those of the most vulnerable. We are proud to be one of the top social science research departments in the UK, with a long history of high profile contributions to theory, policy and practice.

The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to the Department’s portfolio by maintaining our high standards of teaching.  You will have or be working towards a PhD in relevant discipline, have a proven teaching ability with a growing record of quality research publications.   Expertise in the area of childhood and families, including global themes is essential. 

You will be expected to represent the Department in the wider University and promote and represent the University and the discipline nationally and internationally.

This fixed-term post is available from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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