Professor of Sociology

University of Bristol - Faculty of Social Sciences and Law

The School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law at the University of Bristol is seeking to appoint a Chair in Sociology. We wish to appoint an exceptional candidate with expertise and an international profile in one of the following fields: the sociology of gender and especially gender and the family; digital sociology; sociology of work; or economic sociology. However, strong applications in Sociology, broadly cast, are welcome and will be given serious consideration.

The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding academic/research leadership skills, a track-record of grant-funded successful research and high-quality research outputs, as well as showing a commitment to and interest in impact-related/public engagement activities. A strong profile of engaged and innovative teaching in the candidate’s area of expertise is also a requirement of this post.

The closing date for applications is 11:59pm on Sunday 28th January 2018.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Michelle Cini, Head of School (

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

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