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Lectureship in Sociology

last modified Nov 06, 2016 03:26 PM

Manchester has a strong profile in SNA and hosts the Mitchell Centre for Network Analysis. The Sociology DA has recently advertised a Lectureship (tenured/permanent pending on probation) in Sociology and Social Network Analysis is mentioned as one of the profile areas. Brief details are given below, further information can be found at: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk//candidates/PreviewDocument.aspx?docid=18865&GUID=b77273d7-41e3-4517-9ca1-a7a29e6ee25e&jobid=12369

You will join the Sociology discipline area in the School of Social Sciences. You must have a PhD (or equivalent experience) in Sociology and a strong track record of teaching and research using quantitative data and methods. 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.

We particularly welcome applicants with a substantive research interest in ageing or life-course research.