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Lecturer in Sociology at University of York

The University of York is looking for a lecturer in Sociology (Department of Sociology based at Heslington Campus). Deadline for application september 17, 2017.


The Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time, permanent Lecturer in Sociology. You will have expertise in a substantive and/or methodological area of sociology that overlaps with existing areas of research in the Department. You are particularly encouraged to apply if you have research expertise in the area of the sociology of gender and the family, or the sociology of religion.

The post is full-time and available from 1 January 2018.

Main purpose of the role:

  • To develop research objectives, projects and proposals and carry out individual or collaborative research projects
  • To lead on and/or contribute to the production of research outputs and research outcomes
  • To design, develop and deliver teaching across a wide range of modules and/or within a particular programme or subject area
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities

You will be an outstanding scholar who will join our vibrant, research-led department. You will be able to develop research objectives, projects and proposals as well as preparing research funding applications. Sociology at York was ranked 1st in the UK for research quality (REF2014) (sustaining our premier position established in the previous RAE 2008).

You will be expected to teach undergraduates and postgraduates and to recruit and supervise research students, to play a key role in the administration of the Department, to conduct and publish original research, to apply for research funding, and to take an active role in the research culture of the Department.


You will have a PhD (or relative experience) in Sociology or a related discipline, as well as demonstrate a commitment to professional development through academic teaching qualifications. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of successful course planning, design and delivery across a range of modules, with exemplification of teaching materials.


Salary will be within the range: £38,183 – £46,924 a year on grade 7 of the university’s salary scales.

Submission guidelines

Applicants will have to apply by September 17, 2017 online.

The University of York is committed to promoting equality and diversity


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