Professor of Sociology

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
14 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of Sociology 

Job number    ACAD103058 
Division/School   Faculty of Social Sciences and Law 
Contract type   Open ended contract staff 
Working pattern    Full time 
Salary   Competitive Salary Plus Benefits 
Closing date for applications   28-Jan-2018 

The School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law at the University of Bristol is seeking to appoint a Chair in Sociology. We wish to appoint an exceptional candidate with expertise and an international profile in one of the following fields: the sociology of gender and especially gender and the family; digital sociology; sociology of work; or economic sociology. However, strong applications in Sociology, broadly cast, are welcome and will be given serious consideration.
The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding academic/research leadership skills, a track-record of grant-funded successful research and high-quality research outputs, as well as showing a commitment to and interest in impact-related/public engagement activities. A strong profile of engaged and innovative teaching in the candidate’s area of expertise is also a requirement of this post.
The closing date for applications is 11:59pm on Sunday 28th January 2018.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Michelle Cini, Head of School ( 
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

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