Teaching Positions in Sociology, Social Work or Media and Cultural Studies (England) Deadline: Sept.30, 2018

University of Lancaster

Lancashire, England

Application Deadline

Sept. 30, 2018

Interview Date

Oct. 18, 2018

Program Details

The University of Lancaster, a public research university in the City of Lancaster, Lancashire, England,  seeks to appoint five people to join the Department of Sociology, within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Posts will be housed within the three teaching programs in the Department: Sociology, Social Work, Media and Cultural Studies (& Gender Studies). Candidates will be expected to outline a detailed research plan that will contribute to social research on inequalities (such as those based on class, race, gender, sexuality, disability and age).

Lancaster Sociology is an exciting, research-oriented department, committed to forms of ‘public sociology’ that investigate, protect and enhance the interests of publics in changing and often dangerous times. Candidates whose expertise on inequalities relates to any of the following research and teaching areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Digital technologies, immersive media, and social change
  • Non-Western media cultures and practices
  • Gender, Sexuality and Media
  • Environment, Science and Technology
  • Violence and Society
  • Social Work (Children and Families or Adults)

Other Details

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For Senior Lecturer and above, preference will be given to candidates with a track record of income generation, publication, successful supervision of postgraduate research students, outstanding undergraduate teaching portfolio.

Applications at all levels, from Lecturer/Teaching Fellow, Senior Lecturer/Teaching Fellow, Reader, Professor to Distinguished Professor are welcomed.

Job share and part-time arrangements will be considered.


  • Lecturer: £33,518 – £47,722
  • Senior Lecturer/Reader: £50,618 – £56,950
  • Professor: minimum of £63,836

Application Process

To apply, click here.

For more information about the call, click here.

Informal enquiries may be made to:

Chris Grover, Head of Department, Tel: +44 (0)1524 594122, email or

Imogen Tyler Tel: +44 (0)7920 828714, email

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