Lecturer in Digital Society

Salford, England, United Kingdom
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Job description

Ref: 1724787

Organisational Unit: School of Health and Society

Number of posts: 1

Grade: 8

Salary: £39,992 – £47,722

Contract type: Fixed Term

Duration of contract (state number of weeks or months): 2 years

Hours: Full time

Closing date: 22 May 2018

Location: Main Salford Campus

As part of the School of Health and Society’s commitment to Sociology & Criminology at the University of Salford, we are seeking to appoint a lecturer to join our successful teaching team. We are seeking someone to join our team who has excellent knowledge in the area of digital society, interests in big data and digital methods, and the ability to translate their work into a variety of contexts.

The successful candidate will contribute to teaching, research and leadership roles at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They should have experience of teaching in higher education and be committed to developing and delivering high quality education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and undertaking high quality research in digital society or related areas. The successful candidate must be a good team player who is willing to work on a variety of complex activities and tasks on a daily basis. They will have the opportunity to develop their career within an innovative, progressive and supportive environment with a range of opportunities for leadership development. The post holder will be expected to contribute to the Sociology and Criminology undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and across the spectrum of the academic work of the School through learning, teaching, research and enterprise.

For an informal discussion about this vacancy please contact: Gaynor Bagnall, Head of Discipline (0161 295 6554) or Steve Myers, Director of Society (0161 295 2082).

Please note that this vacancy will close at 11:59pm on the date specified.

How to apply

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All appointments will be made on merit, and as an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

In recognition of our commitment to create a diverse team that draws from our widest talent pool we would particularly encourage applications from groups who are currently under-represented at this level, which in this case is our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants.

Salford is an ambitious university at the heart of a fast-developing community. Our expertise is helping to transform individuals and communities through excellent teaching, research, innovation and engagement.