[Air-L] REMINDER: Two vacancies: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Digital Media and Society, University of Sheffield, DEADLINE 1st March 2021

Helen Kennedy h.kennedy at sheffield.ac.uk
Thu Feb 25 03:44:24 PST 2021

The Department of Sociological Studies at The University of Sheffield
wishes to recruit a Lecturer and a Senior Lecturer in Digital Media and
Society, starting on 1 June 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The positions are open to candidates with expertise in digital media as
they relate to core sociological issues (such as inequality, diversity,
identity, everyday life or work). We particularly welcome applications from
people with expertise in race and digital media or Chinese digital and
social media.

Successful candidates will play a key role in contributing to the
Department’s portfolio, maintaining its high standards of teaching through
delivering modules in Digital Media and Society on BA and MA programmes in
this area. They will have a PhD in a relevant discipline, expertise in
digital media and society and experience of teaching in this area. They
will be able to provide evidence of excellent digital media and society

The Department of Sociological Studies is committed to understanding
society and social change, and to research and teaching that improves
people's lives, especially those of the most vulnerable. We are proud to be
one of the top social science research departments in the UK, with an
international reputation for excellence in research and teaching across
Sociology, Social Policy, Social Work and Digital Media and Society. To
find out more about our Digital Media and Society research, visit:

*Job Reference Number:* UOS027412

*Contract Type*: Open Ended

*Working Pattern:* Full-time

*Faculty:* Faculty of Social Sciences

*Department: *Department of Sociological Studies

*Salary: *Lecturer Grade 8: £41,526 - £49,553 per annum with potential to
progress to £55,750 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

Senior Lecturer Grade 9. £52,560 - £59,135 per annum with potential to progress
to £68,529 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

*Closing Date: *1st March 2021

*Interview Dates:* Thursday 25 and Friday 26 March 2021.

To find out more go to: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs

Helen Kennedy, Professor of Digital Society, @hmtk, Living With Data

Public perceptions of good data management: findings from a UK-based survey
<https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2053951720935616>, *Big Data
and Society* (June 2020, w/Todd Hartman, Robin Steedman & Rhia Jones)
*Public Understanding and Perceptions of Data Practices: a review of
existing research
<https://livingwithdata.org/current-research/publications/>* (May 2020, w/
Susan Oman, Mark Taylor, Jo Bates, Robin Steedman)

*Data Visualization in Society
2020, ed w/ Martin Engebretesen, Open Access with Amsterdam University

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