Senior Teaching Associate in Disability Studies

City of Bristol (GB)
12 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
04 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Senior Teaching Associate in Disability Studies

Job number    ACAD102571

School for Policy Studies

Fixed term contract staff

Part time

Salary    £36001 - £40523 per annum pro rata

Closing date for applications    04-May-2017

Location: Bristol, UK

The School for Policy Studies wishes to appoint a part-time (0.5 FTE) Senior Teaching Associate in Disability Studies to make a central contribution to the delivery of the School’s undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes.

The School, which achieved an excellent research result in the 2014 Research Exercise Framework, is seeking individuals who can contribute to the further teaching success of the School. Whilst the post carries no requirement to undertake research, participation in the research culture of the School, for example through attending research seminars, is strongly encouraged.

The successful post-holder will be based in the Norah Fry Centre, and expected to deliver high quality teaching in the fields of disability studies, health inequalities, and advanced qualitative research methods.

Candidates should have excellent knowledge of core theories, debates, and concepts in disability studies; excellent knowledge of advanced qualitative methods, especially in the context of disability studies; experience of teaching and assessing in a higher education context; and excellent administrative and organisational skills. Candidates should also have a PhD or equivalent in disability studies (or related discipline) (Applicants who are close to submitting a PhD or equivalent will also be considered).

The post is fixed term for 1 year, commencing 1 August 2017 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on 4 May 2017.

For informal enquiries please contact Christina Pantazis, Director of Learning and Teaching
(telephone: +44 (0)117 954 6755 or email:

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.