Lecturer (Education) in Sociology & Quantitative Methods

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£37,467 - £51,799 per annum
23 May 2022
End of advertisement period
06 Jun 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job description

The School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work (SSESW) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Lecturer (Education) Sociology and Quantitative Methods. The successful applicant will undertake teaching in the area of quantitative sociology at undergraduate and postgraduate level, to develop or maintain a portfolio of appropriate scholarly activity, and to contribute to School administration/outreach activity.

This post is available on a fixed term contract for 24 months.

The successful candidate must have and your CV/Cover letter (or application form) should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • Primary or higher degree in a relevant social science subject
  • PhD or equivalent awarded (or about to obtain within 3 months of taking post) in quantitative Sociology or commensurate discipline
  • Demonstrable scholarly activity in subjects relevant to quantitative sociology
  • Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of quantitative social science research methodology and data analysis
  • Demonstrate knowledge of survey design, data management, multivariate statistical analysis, data visualisation, and/or cognate subjects
  • Experience of lecturing and tutoring at University level or equivalent in broad based and specific areas relating to quantitative research design and data analysis
  • Demonstrable proficiency in related data analysis tools (e.g. SPSS, STATA or similar).

*Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.* For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria click on the 'Candidate Information' link below.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working                              
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing various staff networks such as iRise and PRISM which help us to progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:  www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/

Informal enquiries may be directed to: Dr Dirk Schubotz – d.schubotz@qub.ac.uk

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