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Three Lecturer Positions

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Sociology and Quantitative Methods

Applications are invited for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Quantitative Methods, contributing to Sociology, Edinburgh’s Q-Step Centre, and the development of a new Research Training Centre within the School of Social and Political Science. We seek a candidate with demonstrable expertise in, and capacity to teach, advanced quantitative research methods and to apply these methods to diverse social research questions and data. The post will be based in the Sociology subject area, and, while substantive specialisation is open, we welcome applications from candidates who complement existing strengths of the Sociology group.

Successful candidates will have a research record with publications of international significance appropriate to the stage of their careers and all candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching at a range of levels. With a profile at the cutting edge of sociological analysis, you will further the School’s international reputation for research and its commitment to excellence in teaching.

This full time (35 hours per week) open-ended position is available from 6 January 2020. Consideration may be given to this post being part-time, however the part-time nature of this post must not be less than 0.8fte (28 hours per week).

Salary: UE08 (£41,526 - £49,553) or UE09 (£52,559 – £59,135) per annum, dependent on experience.

Closing date: Friday 4th October 2019, 5pm (GMT).

 

Lectureship in Social Research Methods

We are seeking outstanding candidates who will further the School’s reputation in the field of social science research methods bringing expertise in quantitative and qualitative research techniques. Located within the Social Policy subject area, the successful candidate will join the new Research Training Centre within the School of Social and Political Science and contribute to its strategic aims to deliver research methods training across the School, to industry through a short course programme and to school students as part of our outreach work led by the Q-Step Centre. Thus, we wish to appoint a candidate with demonstrable excellence in teaching social science research methods to diverse audiences. The successful candidate will bring a research profile, in both experience to date and in future potential, which is at the forefront of the area of activity. They will also demonstrate experience, achievement and outstanding potential reflected in a growing personal teaching and supervisory portfolio.

While substantive specialisation within Social Policy is open, we welcome applications from candidates who complement existing strengths in the subject area including emerging areas of research such as demographic analysis.

The position is available on a full time (35 hours per week) open-ended basis. Consideration may be given to this post being part time, however the part time nature of this post must not be less than 0.8fte (28 hours per week).

Closing date: 5pm (GMT), Thursday 3rd October 2019.

 

Lectureship in Social Policy and Qualitative Research

We are seeking outstanding candidates who will further the School’s reputation in the field of social policy, with specialist interest in qualitative methods for policy analysis. It is essential that the successful candidate presents a research profile, in both experience to date and in future potential, which is at the forefront of the area of activity. They will also demonstrate experience, achievement and outstanding potential reflected in a growing personal teaching and supervisory portfolio. The successful candidate will also be expected to play a full part in the collegial life of the Subject Group and the School. They will be expected to play a role in the development of the School’s new Research Training Centre.

While substantive specialisation is open, we welcome applications from candidates who complement existing strengths in the subject area. In terms of methods, we are looking for experience with interviewing and documentary analysis. The Social Policy group at the University of Edinburgh is committed to comparative and cross-national research.

The position is available on a full time (35 hours per week) open-ended basis. Consideration may be given to this post being part time, however the part time nature of this post must not be less than 0.8fte (28 hours per week).

Closing Date: 04-OCT-2019 at 5pm GMT

More information
Country: 
United Kingdom
City: 
Edinburgh
Institution: 
University of Edinburgh
Deadline: 
04/10/2019
Contact: 

Contact person, Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Sociology and Quantitative Methods: Jonathan Hearn, J.Hearn [at] ed.ac.uk

Contact person, Lectureship in Social Research Methods and Lectureship in Social Policy and Qualitative Research: Alison Koslowski, Alison.Koslowski [at] ed.ac.uk