Professor of Sociology

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
10 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
07 May 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of Sociology
Post Ref No: H0352

College: Business, Law & Social Sciences
School/Department: Sociology
Salary & Grade: Competitve
Campus: City site 

Let’s create the future together

We are seeking to appoint a Professor to join our growing, ambitious Department that has a dual focus on Sociology and Criminology, and a strong reputation for producing world-leading research that is impacting directly on society. You will have a record of sustained high quality, internationally recognised research activity, consistent with the research priorities of the School, which creates demonstrable impact upon the university, the external academic and/or professional communities and/or wider society You will have expert knowledge relevant to the strengths of the Department of Sociology and have produced personally led research outputs and achievements sufficient in number and quality to ensure inclusion as part of an NTU submission to REF 2021 for the Unit of Assessment C22. You will contribute to the active leadership, management and mentoring of research students and staff and early career researchers, and develop and deliver inspirational, research-led teaching that creates a stimulating environment for student learning.

We are looking for an inspirational Professor with an established and internationally significant profile in research, evident through a sustained track record of grant income, high quality research outputs, research leadership and demonstrable impact on policy and practice. As a Professor, you will maintain your own research profile while leading the work of others. With solid communication and interpersonal skills and the confidence to engage with the media, you will have the ability to nurture impactful relationships.

If you are ready to take on an exciting senior opportunity with us, you will find further information and details of how to apply at

Closing date – 07 May 2017
Interview Dates –  1st Stage: 07 June 2017
2nd Stage: 27 June 2017

If you have any specific queries relating to this position, please contact Kathie Moore, Dean of the School of Social Sciences at or by phone on 0115 848 2033.

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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