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Department of Sociology




Application Deadline

20 July 2020


Applications are invited for a fixed-Term University Lectureship in the Sociology of Gender and Reproduction from 1 September 2020, or as soon possible thereafter. The postholder will contribute to teaching and research in the Department of Sociology and will become a member of the Reproductive Sociology Research Group (ReproSoc) directed by Professor Sarah Franklin. The main areas of contribution required of the postholder are to assist in the organisation and delivery of the undergraduate Sociology of Gender paper and the MPhil pathway in the Sociology of Reproduction, and to contribute to the research activities of ReproSoc. The successful candidate will join a vibrant and thriving academic community in the Department of Sociology, where world-leading research and teaching on gender and reproduction is complemented by strengths in the areas of race and decolonising, science and technology, media and culture, health and biomedicine, class and political economy, social theory, social movements and environmental studies.

Candidates for this post must have a doctorate and a proven record of teaching, research and publications in sociology or a related discipline. They must demonstrate an ability and willingness to teach and to conduct research in the sociology of gender and reproduction, and have excellent organisational as well as communication skills. The postholder will be involved in all aspects of undergraduate and postgraduate provision including course organisation and administration, lecturing, conversion to online delivery, supervision, assessment, admissions and outreach.

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