Lecturer in Sociology and Social Policy (Teaching and Scholarship)

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7219869 (Ref.No. ESLSS1114)
Posted: February 22, 2024

Job Description

Salary: Grade 7 (£36,333 - £43,155)

This role will be based on the main campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Are you committed to creating and delivering an exciting and inclusive student experience? Do you have a background in social policy?

The University of Leeds is one of the top 75 universities in the world.  We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities.   Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe.  

We are looking for a Lecturer in Sociology and Social Policy to contribute to the delivery of our thriving taught undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. We welcome applicants excited to work with a vibrant and diverse cohort of students and we particularly encourage applications from those with a background in social policy.

You will be working with an experienced team of academic and support staff to deliver high-quality research-based pedagogy across our taught programmes. You will also be given access to training and career development opportunities and will be allocated time to contribute to pedagogic research projects within the School to enhance the student experience.

What we offer in return 

And much more!

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Karen Throsby, Head of School

Email: [email protected]  



Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Social Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Sociology & Social Policy
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £37,099 to £44,263 per annum
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (1 FTE for 12 months (maternity cover).)
Release Date:  Wednesday 21 February 2024
Closing Date:  Wednesday 06 March 2024
Reference:  ESLSS1114


The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.