Lecturer in Sociology

Liverpool, United Kingdom
£33,797 - £40,323 per annum
Wednesday, 21 August 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 8 September 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Contract Type Fixed Term
Hours Full Time
Job Type Academic
Salary £33,797 - £40,323 per annum
Vacancy Type Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date 08/09/2019
Documents 2735 JD Lecturer in Sociology.pdf

The School of Humanities and Social Science (HSS) offers programmes in the areas of History, English Literature, Media, Culture, Communication, International Relations and Sociology. You will be joining a vibrant school that provides an outstanding learning environment for students and prioritises both excellence in teaching and supporting staff to produce impactful and high quality research of international standing. HSS is well positioned for a very strong REF 2021 performance and in the latest National Student survey (NSS) the subject areas in the school scored an average of 89% overall satisfaction, which is 6% above the sector average. Students are encouraged to be creative, enthusiastic and scholarly in their approach to learning. Their programmes of study allow them to engage in debate with a range of practitioners and cultural partners locally, nationally and internationally, demonstrating the university’s civic and global engagement agenda.

This is an exciting opportunity for those who are highly motivated, creative and committed to the ongoing pursuit of excellence in teaching. You will contribute to the BA Sociology and BA Criminology and Sociology programmes. You will lead modules relating to quantitative and qualitative research methods and be involved in a range of team delivered teaching activities.

Applicants should have experience of teaching in higher education, coupled with a good first degree and Doctorate, or be near completion of a Doctorate, in Sociology or a related area.

Informal enquires may be made to Dr Peter Millward, email

LJMU values diversity and provides a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone can fulfil their potential.

Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.