Lectureship in Social Policy and Qualitative Research
The University of Edinburgh - College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
United Kingdom

Social Policy

We are seeking outstanding candidates who will further the School’s reputation in the field of social policy, with specialist interest in qualitative methods for policy analysis. It is essential that the successful candidate presents a research profile, in both experience to date and in future potential, which is at the forefront of the area of activity. They will also demonstrate experience, achievement and outstanding potential reflected in a growing personal teaching and supervisory portfolio. The successful candidate will also be expected to play a full part in the collegial life of the Subject Group and the School. They will be expected to play a role in the development of the School’s new Research Training Centre.

While substantive specialisation is open, we welcome applications from candidates who complement existing strengths in the subject area. In terms of methods, we are looking for experience with interviewing and documentary analysis. The Social Policy group at the University of Edinburgh is committed to comparative and cross-national research.

The position is available on a full time (35 hours per week) open-ended basis. Consideration may be given to this post being part time, however the part time nature of this post must not be less than 0.8fte (28 hours per week).

Closing Date: 04-OCT-2019 at 5pm GMT

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The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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