Lecturer in Social Sciences

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
£44,706 to £50,296 per annum (plus London Weighted Allowance of £4,330
17 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
17 Jan 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Education and Social Sciences

Lecturer in Social Sciences

London Campus


Ac3 £44,706 to £50,296 per annum (plus London Weighted Allowance of £4,330

3 posts: Full time (35 hours per week)

Fixed Term: 12 months

The School of Education and Social Sciences is pleased to announce  new Ac3 Lecturer roles within our Social Sciences offer, specifically for our Masters provision in Public Administration on our London Campus.

The successful candidate will play a key role in the successful delivery of an excellent and research-based student experience and contribute to the development of educational thinking, practice and research in the broad areas of curriculum design, learning and teaching, and assessment.

You will have a background in broader Social Sciences Teaching, especially around Research Methods, Contemporary Issues, dissertation supervision and/ or governance, civil and public administration. You will also be knowledgeable in contemporary pedagogies, particularly in relation to co-creation and active learning, and be familiar with online learning environments and the principles of digital education, evidencing positive practice in these areas. 

You will be able to evidence research experience and outputs (research or practice) commensurate with the stage of career and applicants should hold a PhD.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Eric Baumgartner, Deputy Dean of the School of Education and Social Sciences by email:

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing Date:          Monday 17th January 2022

Interview Date:       To be confirmed

Please note that the University will be closed over the Christmas period from 22nd December 2021 - 4th January 2022 inclusive, re-opening on 5th January 2022.

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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