Lecturer in Quantitative Social Science & Health (Education )
Global Health & Social Medicine (formerly known as the Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine) is a unique interdisciplinary department at King’s founded in 2012. GHSM is already ranked within the top 10 of sociology departments in the UK. Its mission is to address the changing landscape of health and medicine from social science perspectives. We explore the complex social determinants of health, illness and ageing, and the relationship between advances in biomedicine and biotechnology with social and medical practices.
The Department is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Education) in Quantitative Social Science & Health. The appointed candidate will be an integral member of the academic staff, enhancing student experience by teaching quantitative social research methods and statistics across undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes (e.g. in Global Health/Social Medicine and Gerontology & Ageing). We welcome applications from any area of the social sciences with a strong quantitative focus, especially the fields of sociology, demography, social epidemiology, social policy or economics. The Lecturer will contribute to teaching, supervision, marking and academic and pastoral support of students on undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Department. The Lecturer will also be expected to carry his/her share of administrative duties within the Department. He/she will also pursue opportunities for conducting scholarship in their field. The Lecturer will receive mentoring and support to develop their skills and experience in education, academic administration, and scholarship. A commitment to collegiality is essential.
This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 1 year.
This is a full-time post.
The selection process will include a panel interview and presentation, scheduled for w/c 18 November 2019.