[Air-l] lectureship in sociology, culture & new media

nicola green n.green at soc.surrey.ac.uk
Mon Feb 3 04:26:16 PST 2003

University of Surrey

School of Human Sciences
Department of Sociology

Lectureship in Sociology (Ref: 3711)

Salary:  Lecturer Scale A/B, up to £33,679 pa

Applications are invited for a Lecturer in Sociology with expertise in one 
or more of the following areas: the sociology of culture, media, new media 
or communications technologies. The post will commence on 1 September 2003. 
The post-holder will join a lively, research active department which 
achieved a 5* in the 2001 RAE, and currently has over £3million worth of 
research grants and contracts.

The post holder will be expected to make a significant contribution both to 
the department’s research and to the BSc in Sociology, Culture and New 
Media. He or she will be expected to supervise undergraduate and Masters 
dissertations, and doctoral students. Depending on the particular areas of 
interest and expertise of the successful candidate, there would be 
opportunities to teach on other parts of the undergraduate and postgraduate 
curriculum in the Sociology Department.

Candidates should have a strong research profile and a good publication 
record. It is expected that he or she will have research interests that 
relate to one or more of the Sociology Department’s substantive research 
groupings: New Media and Communication Technologies; Culture, Identity and 
Ethnicity; Crime and Criminal Justice; Health, Social Divisions and the 
Life Course; and Sociology of the Environment.

Further details about the Department of Sociology are attached, and 
information about the Department, including courses taught, is available on 
the Department’s Web site: http://www.soc.surrey.ac.uk  Informal inquiries 
should be directed to Dr Geoff Cooper, Head of Sociology 
(Tel:  01483-686976; Fax: 01483-689551; or e-mail g.cooper at soc.surrey.ac.uk)

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to give a presentation about their 
research as part of the interview process.   Interviews will be 
held  during week commencing 24 March 2003.

For an application pack please contact  Miss C Edminson, School of Human 
Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH. Telephone 01483 
686912 (24 hours). Email:  c.edminson at surrey.ac.uk or download application 
documents from www.surrey.ac.uk ‘Employment Opportunities’.  Please quote 
Reference number 3711, supply your postal address and where you saw the 
advertisement. The closing date for applications is 7 March 2003.

The University is committed to an Equal Opportunities Policy.


Dr. Nicola Green

Department of Sociology
University of Surrey
Surrey GU2 7XH
Ph: +44-(0)14-8368-6972
Fax: +44-(0)14-8369-9551
Mob: +44-(0)79-5153-8955

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