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Lecturer In Sociology

Edinburgh Napier University - School of Applied Sciences

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £38,833 to £47,722 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 1st August 2018
Closes: 19th August 2018
Job Ref: KM/6057

Further your Lecturing career with Edinburgh Napier University

Why join us?

Based in the heart of Scotland’s historic and culturally rich capital city, Edinburgh Napier University encourages student development through personalised learning and strong links within industry. Our School of Applied Sciences is recognised for the quality of the educational provision we offer, the employability of our graduates, our international reputation and partnerships in specific research areas.

We aim to create research opportunities that develop talent and solutions that really work and matter in today's and tomorrow's world. The Social Sciences Subject Group is a multi-disciplinary team, and our teaching portfolio currently includes undergraduate, postgraduate and international programmes in Social Sciences (Sociology, Geography and History) and Criminology. The group’s ambitions include developing international level research and inter-disciplinary postgraduate programmes.

We are currently looking to appoint a lecturer in the area of Sociology, who fits with the subject group’s current research strengths and to deliver high quality teaching.

What are we looking for?

Essential to this position is a PhD in Sociology.

The successful candidate will have an emerging international reputation in the discipline of Sociology and will be expected to deliver high quality research publications ahead of REF2021. They will also be expected to deliver bids for external research funding and demonstrate a commitment to achieving research impact. In addition, the post-holder will contribute to the successful delivery and innovation of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in social sciences. We would expect applicants to have experience of undergraduate teaching along with knowledge of social theory, and both qualitative and quantitative research methods.

We are especially interested in hearing from candidates with a specialism in one (or more) of the following areas: sociology of work and organisations; social inequalities; social policy; educational sociology; race and ethnicity; digital sociology; cultural sociology.

For a full list of duties and requirements, please view the role profile

Edinburgh Napier University is committed to the creation of an inclusive culture. We currently hold a bronze Athena SWAN institutional award.

How will we reward you?

The University also offers an extensive personal benefits package, as well as discounted membership to our innovative gym & leisure facilities across various campuses.

Further information regarding our excellent benefits can be viewed here. 

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