Excellent opportunity for a lectureship in a 5* Sociology Department. Please
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Lectureship in Sociology (Ref: 5313)
Salary: up to £33,445 pa
University of Surrey
School of Human Sciences
Department of Sociology
Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Sociology to commence on 1st
August 2006. Any area of specialism will be considered, but expertise in
criminology, sociology of health, or sociological theory will be of
particular interest. The post-holder will join a lively, research active
department which achieved a 5* in the 2001 RAE, and currently has over
£3million worth of research grants and contracts.
The post-holder will be expected to make a significant contribution both to
the departmentís research and to teaching at undergraduate and masters
level. He or she will be expected to supervise undergraduate and masters
dissertations, and doctoral students. Depending on the areas of interest
and expertise of the successful candidate, there will be opportunities to
teach on other parts of the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum in the
Candidates should have completed a PhD, have a strong research profile with
a good publication record, and some teaching experience. An area of
substantive expertise related to one of the Sociology Departmentís research
groupings would be desirable: Developments in Methodology; Health, Social
Divisions and the Lifecourse; Crime and Criminal Justice; Culture and
Identity; Science and Technology Studies; and Childhood and Youth.
Further details about the Department of Sociology are attached, and
information about the Department, including courses taught, is available on
the Departmentís website: http://www.soc.surrey.ac.uk Informal inquiries
should be directed to Dr Geoff Cooper, Head of Sociology - telephone 01483
686976; fax: 01483-689551; or e-mail [log in to unmask]
For an application pack and to apply, please download application documents
from www.surrey.ac.uk under 'Working at UniS'. Alternatively please contact
Stephanie Lesanne, HR Assistant, either via email on [log in to unmask]
or by telephone on 01483 682605 quoting reference number 5313. To send an
application, please post to Stephanie Lesanne, HR Assistant, School of Human
Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH.
Closing date for applications: 8th March 2006
Interview board: 30th March 2006
The University is committed to an Equal Opportunities Policy.