Lecturer in the Sociology of Inequalities

Glasgow (GB)
02 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Sep 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

College of Social Sciences 
School of Social and Political Sciences 

Lecturer in the Sociology of Inequalities
Ref: 018411) 

Grade 7/8: £33,943 - £38,183 / £41,709 - £48,327

The University of Glasgow has been at the forefront in inspiring people in Scotland and the world, and delivering world-leading teaching and learning, research, discovery and knowledge exchange since 1451. Over 25,000 students attend the University and we have over 7,000 members of staff, and an annual research income of more than £181 million.

We are currently seeking a Lecturer in the Sociology of Inequalities, an exciting appointment in response to recent growth in student recruitment, and building on the success of our Social Policy REF return. 

The School of Social & Political Sciences is seeking to appoint a Lecturer whose work focuses on socio-economic/class inequality, poverty and/or social mobility. We would especially welcome applicants whose research explores the intersection between class and other dimensions of inequality, for example, those related to racism and ethnicity, health, migration, disability, gender or sexualities.

The successful candidate will undertake high-quality research and knowledge exchange activities in relation to social inequalities, make a substantial contribution to learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and undertake administrative and management duties as required by the Head of School and/or Head of Subject.

This role may be appointed at Grade 7 or 8, depending on candidate experience.

For full details of the role, and to apply, please visit http://www.glasgow.ac.uk/jobs and search for Ref. 018411. 

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Michele Burman, Head of School, at head-socpol-school@glasgow.ac.uk.

Closing date: 7 September 2017. 

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