Lecturer in Sociology

Hobart, Australia
$90,962 to $107,253
16 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

The position of Lecturer in Sociology includes the undertaking of teaching, research and administrative duties. These duties include co-ordination of and teaching in undergraduate units in the Sociology program. Areas of expertise are open, but may include crime and deviance, gender, health, digital sociology and research methods, extending the School and Faculty's research capacity in this area. Applicants with skills in quantitative methods and with experience in teaching criminology or applied health are especially encouraged to apply.

In the role you will:

  • Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students, in order to meet and regularly exceed the University's research performance expectations for Level B.
  • Undertake scholarly undergraduate (and if relevant postgraduate) coursework teaching of a high quality.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community.

You will be employed on a full-time, ongoing basis.

To be considered, you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in Sociology or related discipline.
  • A good record of, and continuing commitment to, research that has achieved national recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the field of Sociology, demonstrated by a record of quality publications, presentations at conferences and preferably success in securing external competitive and other funding.
  • Experience in University-level teaching and learning including flexible delivery and multi campus delivery.
  • Demonstrated capacity to supervise higher degree research and Honours students.
  • Demonstrated capacity to carry out academic administrative duties effectively.
  • A record of contributing to building and maintaining effective and productive links locally and nationally with the discipline, profession, industry (where relevant) and wider community.

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $125,486 comprising base salary within the range of $90,962 to $107,253 plus 17% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Professor Catherine Palmer, Head of School, School of Social Sciences, Catherine.Palmer@utas.edu.au / 03 6226 2329.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria. The position description for this role is available on the University of Tasmania website.

Applications close Monday, 10 April 2017.