Otago University, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY, GENDER AND SOCIAL WORK
The Department of Sociology, Gender and Social Work is looking for a lecturer/senior lecturer to contribute to the sociology programme at the university. The Department is particularly seeking a scholar who can develop the area of social movements in the
LECTURER OR SENIOR LECTURER IN SOCIOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY, GENDER AND SOCIAL WORK
UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO, DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND
The Department of Sociology, Gender and Social Work is looking for a lecturer/senior lecturer to contribute to the sociology programme at the university. The Department is particularly seeking a scholar who can develop the area of social movements in the research and teaching activities of the sociology programme.
This position provides the opportunity to work within a strong and forward-looking department dedicated to excellence in sociological research and education. The appointee will contribute to teaching and curriculum development at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in sociology, carry out a programme of independent research related to sociology and supervise postgraduate student research.
It is expected that candidates will have already completed a PhD. The candidate should be able to make a strong contribution into the following key areas of the sociology curriculum:
- Sociology of Social Movements
- Inequality in the Global South
- Classical sociological theory
- Introductory concepts in Sociology
To be appointed at Senior Lecturer level, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate an excellent track record of obtaining external grant money and publication. The candidate will also need to demonstrate excellence at postgraduate supervision, teaching large classes of undergraduate students and be able to demonstrate experience around curriculum development.
The successful candidate will need to be available to teach in Semester 1, 2015 and would need to take up the position no later than February 1st, 2015.
Applications quoting reference number 1400733 close on Monday, 12 May 2014.
.For more information and to apply go to www.otago.ac.nz/jobs
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