|Salary:||£35,326 to £58,279 per annum, Grade 7 Academic to Grade 9|
|Placed On:||23rd June 2022|
|Closes:||11th July 2022|
The School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR) is seeking to appoint a sociologist and/or social policy analyst who can contribute to the School’s outstanding research performance and is committed to high-quality teaching.
We are particularly interested to appoint someone who can make a substantial contribution to our programme in Health & Social Care. The successful candidate may also be involved in delivering and developing the quantitative teaching SSPSSR delivers as part of the University’s prestigious Q-Step Centre.
Applicants should demonstrate a developing trajectory of publications and public engagement that illustrates their commitment to an internationally-recognised field of research, whilst also possessing the skills and experience to engage our diverse student body with effective undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
As a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (depending on experience), you can expect to:
What we are looking for in the right candidate:
SSPSSR has a strong research culture and in REF 2021 the School retained its very high research standing with the largest submission to the Social Policy and Social Work Pane (rated 3rd in the UK). We are home to world experts across the social sciences and strive to create a dynamic research culture. With leaders in sociology, social policy, criminology, health & social care, cultural studies, editors of major international journals and prominent book series, and theoretical innovators working across a range of inter-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary areas, we pride ourselves in being a School that excels in providing career development for all of our staff.
To submit your application, please follow the link below. Full details of how to apply are included in the attached job description. You are required to submit an academic CV, letter of application and a plan for your research over the next three years.
If you would like any further information about the application process please see the Additional Information or contact HR on LSSJHR@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: LSSJ-152-22.
Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward.
Applications must be made via the University’s online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.
The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels.
Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, interviews may take place remotely.
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