[Air-L] Vacancy: Senior Lecturer/Assocate Professor in Digital Media & Society/Digital Sociology, University of Sheffield, UK

Helen Kennedy h.kennedy at sheffield.ac.uk
Thu May 5 11:02:23 PDT 2016

The Department of Sociological Studies at the University of Sheffield seeks
to appoint a Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Digital Media & Society
/ Digital Sociology.

The Department is currently developing its expertise and teaching and
research excellence in the field of Digital Society. In Autumn 2016 it will
launch a new MA programme in Digital Media and Society, and in Autumn 2017,
it will co-ordinate a Faculty-wide BA Digital Media and Society. The
Faculty of Social Science hosts a vibrant interdisciplinary Digital Society
Network (DSN) which supports and enables Digital Society research.

The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to the
Department’s portfolio by maintaining our high standards of teaching
through delivering modules in Digital Sociology/Digital Media and Society,
leading the new MA Digital Media and Society and contributing to the
development of the new BA Digital Media and Society mentioned above. S/he
will have an outstanding international track record as a scholar, including
publications in high ranked international journals. S/he will hold a PhD in
sociology or another relevant discipline and provide research leadership,
attract external funding and research students to the Department. S/he will
be expected to represent the Department in the wider University and promote
and represent the University nationally and internationally.

*Salary: *Grade 9, £49,230 to £55,389 per annum, with potential to progress
to £64,188 through sustained exceptional contribution

*Closing Date: *6 June 2016

*Interviews:* to be held on Thursday 16 June 2016.

Further details can be found at:


Professor Helen Kennedy
Department of Sociological Studies / Faculty of Social Sciences
Elmfield, Northumberland Road
Sheffield S10 2TU
T: 0114 2226488
E: h.kennedy at sheffield.ac.uk

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