Lecturer in Sociology and Social Policy (Disability Studies)

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7236757 (Ref.No. ESLSS1118)
Posted: April 18, 2024

Job Description

Salary: Grade 8, Teaching & Research (£45,585 - £54,395)

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 working at the forefront of disability studies? Do you have a strong and growing research record, a dynamic research agenda and a commitment to securing research funding? Are you committed to creating and delivering an exciting and inclusive student experience? 

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 invite applications for the post of Lecturer in Sociology and Social Policy (Disability Studies). We are looking for someone to enhance and extend our teaching portfolio and bring a lively research agenda which will both complement our existing expertise and pursue lines of empirical enquiry. We particularly welcome applicants whose work focuses on the global south and/or global east – addressing issues of indigeneity, decolonisation, and comparative / transnational research – and who have experience of digital programme development and teaching.

With a doctorate in a relevant area of sociology, social policy or a related discipline, you will have relevant research and teaching experience and a proven record of research funding commensurate with career stage.

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 8
Salary:  £45,585 to £54,395 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 18 April 2024
Closing Date:  Friday 10 May 2024
Reference:  ESLSS1118

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.