Teaching Fellow, Social Science (SOC064A)

The University of Aberdeen is seeking applications for a part-time (0.8 fte) Teaching Fellowship in the Department of Sociology.  The Department of Sociology is a lively and collegiate department with a strong emphasis on both teaching and research.  This is a fixed term post for 12 months from September 2021.

School/Section: Social Science
Division: Sociology
Staff Category: Teaching
Position Type: Part Time
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £33,797 per annum
Ref No: SOC064A
Closing Date: 27-JUN-2021


Job Description

The successful candidate should have completed their PhD in a relevant discipline and have experience of teaching in Sociology, with a particular focus on globalization and quantitative methods, and although not essential, social theory and political sociology.

They should have experience of undertaking tutorials and lecturing at various levels of undergraduate and postgraduate study. They should be self-motivated, flexible and have an ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students, inspiring them to learn.  There should be a clear demonstration of an academic career trajectory, and a willingness to make a full contribution to the School’s activities.

Salary will be paid at the rate of £33,797 pro rata per annum on Grade 6 salary scale.

As this post is funded by the Leverhulme it is available for 12 months from September 2021.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and probation period

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here 

This role is based in the UK and as such the successful candidate will be required to live and work in the UK.

This post does not meet the minimum requirements for visa sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route. We are therefore unable to consider applicants for this post that require sponsorship to work in the UK.

Online application forms are available at www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

The closing date for receipt of applications is 27 June 2021

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact:

Dr Gearoid Millar, Head of Department, e-mail:  g.millar@abdn.ac.uk

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Dr Millar.

Please quote reference number SOC064A on all correspondence

The University embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

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