Assistant Professor (Teaching Focus) in Sociology of Science, Technology and Innovation (fixed term)

University of Nottingham
Sociology & Social Policy
Closing Date
WorkplaceNottingham, East Midlands, UK


Assistant Professor (Teaching Focus) in Sociology of Science, Technology and Innovation (fixed term)

£36261 to £48677 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The School of Sociology and Social Policy (SSP) is a vibrant, diverse and exciting centre for social science teaching and research. We are a multidisciplinary unit covering criminology, public policy, social policy, social work and sociology.Cutting across these disciplinary boundaries are two shared values: the promotion of global and social justice and a desire in our teaching and research to ‘make a difference’.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to make a significant contribution to the teaching of programmes of study at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the Sociology of Science, Technology and Innovation, including responsible research and innovation, digital governance, environmental policy, international science policy and other broader sociological modules. The role holder will contribute to teaching and supervision for these programmes as required, which is likely to include the delivery of lectures, seminars and workshops as well as blended or online teaching. In addition, the role holder will contribute to the development of new teaching programmes, teaching methods and assessment in Sociology of Science, Technology and Innovation and will also be expected to play an active part in the School more generally, for example by taking on an administrative role in relation to teaching.

This is a full-time, post, though we welcome applications from candidates wishing to work part-time to 0.8FTE, 29hours per week). Please indicate on your application if you wish to work part-time. It is available as a fixed term contract until 31st July 2020.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to dimitris.papadopoulos [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit; ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> pplyingfromoverseas/index2.aspx

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