Associate Lecturer

EmployerUniversity of York
Published17 May 2017
Closing Date15 June 2017
WorkplaceYork, Yorkshire, UK
CategorySocial Sciences


Role Description

The Department of Sociology seeks to appoint a full-time Associate Lecturer for a period of 22 months starting on 1st September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter to contribute to the Department’s teaching programme. Your main teaching contribution will be in the area of social research methods at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, but we are also interested in applicants who can also contribute to undergraduate teaching in the areas of criminology and/or sociology of gender.

You will be expected to teach and support students in a variety of formats (such as delivering lectures, leading seminars and workshops, and one-to-one supervision, marking of student work). You will be expected to develop and aptly apply innovative and appropriate techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students.

You will have a postgraduate degree in sociology or related area (or equivalent experience). You will also have detailed knowledge in sociology and social research methods (qualitative and/or qualitative) sufficient to develop teaching and provide relevant learning support to students across different levels of academic ability; ability to design and deliver teaching material in area of social research methods (qualitative and/or quantiative) and either across a range of modules or within a subject area to undergraduates and masters level students as well as experience in teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate and/ or postgraduate level or in an evidenced similar context.

Informal enquiries about this post can be made to Professor Ellen Annandale, telephone (01904 324561), email: ellen.annandale [at] york[.]ac[.]uk

The post is available full-time, on a fixed-term contract basis for 22 months starting on 1st September 2017 (until 30 June 2019).

The University of York is committed to promoting equality and diversity

Why York?

York is one of the most successful universities in the UK.

With world-class activity across the spectrum from the physical sciences, life sciences, and social sciences to the humanities, we have been recognised as one of the top 100 universities in the world, gaining outstanding results in official assessments of our research and teaching.


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