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Lecturer in Sociology - 13332

Brunel University London - Department of Social & Political Sciences

Location: Uxbridge
Salary: £40,183 to £51,719 per annum including London allowance of £2,166 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 3rd January 2020
Closes: 3rd February 2020
Job Ref: 408905

Sociology & Communications at Brunel University London is part of a thriving interdisciplinary Department of Social and Political Sciences, which also includes Politics, Modern History, Anthropology and Journalism. It has a superb research record with 50% of research rated as being internationally excellent or world-leading in REF 2014.

As part of our continuing expansion, we are seeking to recruit a Sociologist. We are particularly interested in recruiting in the area of digital work and labour and the ‘gig’ economy, but will also consider applications in other areas of digital culture including surveillance and the state, and data justice.

This is a newly created position and will commence in the summer of 2020. The appointee will contribute to our well-established programmes in Sociology & Communications, as well as other programmes in the Department. The successful applicant will join a well-established research and teaching team with an outstanding track record of success.

The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in at least one of the College research centres, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability and Global Lives, or a University Research Institute.

More information about the Department can be found on the Departmental website:

Informal enquiries about the posts and the Department can be made to the Head of Department, Professor Justin Fisher ( or the Divisional Lead for Social Sciences and Communication, Dr Peter Wilkin (

Interviews and Presentations will be held on 14 May 2020


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