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

We are seeking outstanding candidates who will further the School’s reputation in the field of social science research methods bringing expertise in quantitative and qualitative research techniques. Located within the Social Policy subject area, the successful candidate will join the new Research Training Centre within the School of Social and Political Science and contribute to its strategic aims to deliver research methods training across the School, to industry through a short course programme and to school students as part of our outreach work led by the Q-Step Centre. Thus, we wish to appoint a candidate with demonstrable excellence in teaching social science research methods to diverse audiences. The successful candidate will bring 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.

While substantive specialisation within Social Policy is open, we welcome applications from candidates who complement existing strengths in the subject area including emerging areas of research such as demographic analysis.

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: 5pm (GMT), Thursday 3rd October 2019.

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

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