Lecturer in Policy Studies and Quantitative Methods

Bristol, United Kingdom
£38,017-£42,792 per annum
Oct 26, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 24, 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Division/School Academic Faculties
Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Part time
Salary £38,017-£42,792 per annum
Closing date for applications 24-Nov-2019

Location: Bristol, UK

The School for Policy Studies is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Policy Studies and Quantitative Methods on a fixed-term contract of 13 months, working 0.6 FTE, to cover maternity leave. The post holder will be involved in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, contributing to teaching on quantitative research methods, and inequalities. The successful candidate will have the ability to work across sub-disciplinary areas. Collegiality is central to the functioning of the School and we wish to recruit an individual who is willing to actively contribute to teaching administration.

Our undergraduate programmes are top rated in national league tables and we strive to deliver an excellent and innovative student experience. The successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and have the opportunity to supervise dissertations. It is expected that their major teaching contributions will be to convene the Segregation and Inequality in Britain unit (which is part of the QStep programme) and teach on Critical Skills for Social Policy and/or Key Concepts, Theories and Ideologies in Social Policy on the BSc Social Policy.

The post is located on Pathway Three and will be appointed at Profile Level b (Lecturer, grade J) of the University’s Academic Pathway. The post is available from 6 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The School is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates from all backgrounds and communities.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 24th November 2019.  The final selection process is expected to be held on the 12th or 13th of December 2019.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Christina Pantazis, Deputy Head of School for Policy Studies (email: or tel: +44 (0)117 9546766).

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.