Teaching, Research & Scholarship
Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Duration
Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Job Description and Person Specification
Expectations of Academic Staff
ARU is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both
nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we
are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential.
Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have
been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of
over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest
universities in the East of England.
About the Role:
Our Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences provides cutting-edge
teaching, research and consultancy across a broad spectrum of practice-based
and theoretical disciplines. We are committed to the mutual importance of
teaching, research and innovation, and have shaped our curriculum to ensure
that traditional disciplines retain a clear, academic identity that translates
effectively into courses with professional relevance.
We are seeking a committed Senior Lecturer in Sociology to join our thriving
Social Sciences course group, which recruits at undergraduate and postgraduate
levels. We seek an ambitious colleague who is enthusiastic about excellent
teaching, research and innovation, and will make a full and collegiate
contribution to our student experience.
With a PhD or Professional Doctorate or nearing completion, you will have
proven experience in teaching Sociology modules at undergraduate and
postgraduate levels. With a research profile commensurate with the stage of
your career, you will make a substantial contribution to the thriving research
profile of the group, including income generation and the supervision of
We particularly welcome those with research interests in: gender and
sexuality, social inequalities, global sociology.
For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Anna Markovska, Deputy Head of
School, at email@example.com
Find out more about working with us.
We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday
entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development
opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package.
Visit our benefits page for full details.
We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the
Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.
We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and
work in the UK.
For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person
Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills
and experience match the criteria in the person specification.