Teaching Associate in the Sociology of Gender and Reproduction (fixed term)

University of Cambridge
April 25, 2024
Offerd Salary:£33,966-£44,263
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Teaching Associate in the Sociology of Gender and Reproduction (fixed


Fixed-term: The post is fixed term to 31 August 2026 (please note that the funding for this role has an end date of 31 August 2026 due to temporary teaching needs with limited duration and the contract must finish by that date).

We are looking to recruit a full time fixed-term Teaching Associate in the Sociology of Gender and Reproduction from 2 September 2024 or as soon after as possible to provide teaching and assessment in the Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge.

You will:

  • Primarily teach on the undergraduate papers SOC10 Gender and SOC13 Health, Medicine and Society
  • Contribute to other undergraduate papers on gender and reproduction including SOC4 Concepts and Arguments and by supervising Undergraduate dissertations
  • Contribute to teaching on the MPhil in Sociology pathways and the MPhil in Health, Medicine and Society according to your research expertise
  • Mark and assess undergraduate and MPhil work
  • General duties will include teaching, course development and innovation, outreach and examining. You will be expected to support and maintain the Department's and University's national and international reputation for excellence in teaching.

    You will have relevant teaching experience, hold a PhD in a relevant field and be able to demonstrate active, collegial engagement in research, teaching and outreach in the Sociology of Gender and Reproduction. You will be extremely organised, a good communicator, and be a skilled administrator. Additionally skills in quantitative methods would be particularly welcome.

    You will be an engaging and confident teacher at undergraduate and postgraduate level, or looking to develop postgraduate teaching skills.

    The Department of Sociology is part of a joint undergraduate degree programme in Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) and also has a vibrant MPhil and PhD programme. There are currently about 80 students working on PhDs on a diverse range of topics in sociology.

    Further information about research interests and recent publications of staff and postdocs can be found on the Department's website: https:// www. sociology.cam.ac.uk

    To apply for this role please provide:

  • A filled in cover sheet with 2 references
  • A letter of application of no more than 2 sides of A4 demonstrating how your skills and experience fit the role description
  • A sample of your writing of the length of a chapter or a journal article
  • A C.V. that includes your teaching experience, research publications, posts held and anything else that demonstrates how your experience and expertise fits the role description
  • We particularly welcome applications from women and /or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our department.

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to: Lara Gisborne, Department Administrator ([email protected]). If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact [email protected]

    Please quote reference JM41044 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    Department of Sociology








    28 March 2024

    Closing date

    25 April 2024

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