Lecturer in Sociology (0.4 full-time equivalent)
School of Applied Social Science
Location: Brighton - Falmer
Salary: £36,382 to £43,434 pro rata
Fixed Term End Date: 31/08/2022
Closing Date: Sunday 26 September 2021
This is an opportunity for a lecturer (teaching and research focused) in
sociology to join a team with wide-ranging interests across sociology and the
social sciences more generally.
A PhD in Sociology (or near completion) is essential. You will have an up-
to-date, broad-based knowledge of sociology sufficient to teach widely across
our undergraduate programme, and a proven interest in social inequality.
This is a fixed term post until 31st August 2022 to cover a period of research
leave. Job sharers are welcome to apply. The start date would be as soon as
The University offers a wide range of benefits, such as a generous annual
leave package and travel loan schemes.
We are committed to diversifying the racial and ethnic profile of our
community, and especially welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority
ethnic candidates. We are seeking colleagues who have an understanding of
equality, diversity and inclusion and how these principles can be applied in
HE settings. We value self-awareness, in terms of understanding candidates'
own culture, identity, biases, prejudices, power, privilege and stereotypes,
as well as a willingness to challenge practices that present barriers to
We recognise that there is a lot of uncertainty in the sector at present and
full support would be provided for delivering any online teaching. We are a
sociable and supportive sociology team who meet regularly.
Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Lesley Murray at:
The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces
equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching
environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and
Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented
by BAME staff.
Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of
benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our