Lecturer in Sociology - B112979A

Newcastle University - Geography, Politics & Sociology

Salary: Lecturer Grade F: £34,520 - £38,833 per annum
            Lecturer Grade G: £39,992 - £47,722 per annum

We seek to appoint a sociologist to make a distinctive contribution to one of our areas of research strength (Identities, Embodiments and Selves; Imagining Pasts and Futures; and Power, Inequalities and Citizenship). We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates working in areas of: work, digital sociology, race and ethnicity, and social class. Our research depth is evident in our REF 2014 result (13th in the Sociology Panel). Our research activity sits alongside a strong teaching portfolio, evident in our consistent performance in the NSS.

The successful candidate will be experienced as a teacher at undergraduate level and be ready to contribute to the administration and further development of the subject area. They will be expected to make a strong contribution to the research activity of Sociology.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Janice McLaughlin, janice.mclaughlin@ncl.ac.uk, tel 0191 208 7511.

The post is available onwards from July 2018.

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers.  We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

 Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

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