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Lecturer in Sociology
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-03737

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 08/01/2014

Salary: £33,230 to £45,941 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Sociology

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Until 31st July 2023

School / Directorate: School of Social Sciences

You will join the Sociology discipline area in the School of Social Sciences. You must have a PhD in Sociology and a strong track record of teaching and research using quantitative data and methods and a wider record of achievement. The appointment is funded as part of the University’s successful bid to become a Q-Step Centre. Q-Step is a £19.5 million programme designed to promote a step-change in quantitative social science training. It is funded by the Nuffield Foundation, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).

The role includes a substantial commitment to the delivery of the Manchester Q-Step Centre’s 5 year work plan. This includes the design and delivery of new undergraduate modules and training workshops as well as the provision of support and advice on quantitative data and method to dissertation students and teaching colleagues. Contribution to the student internship scheme that is being funded through the programme is also required.

Informal enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Wendy Bottero


Tel: 0161 275 0267

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as black and minority ethnic (BME) candidates are currently under-represented at this level in this area, we would particularly welcome applications from BME applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

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