Lecturer in Sociology
University of Portsmouth
London, GB
6d ago

The University of Portsmouth is a dynamic and ambitious institution with a track record of success. One of only four universities in the south east of England to achieve a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework and ranked in the top 150 in the Times Higher Young University World Rankings.

The School of Education and Sociology is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Sociology with a strong commitment to high quality research and teaching.

The School is looking for an enthusiastic and talented individual who can demonstrate research expertise and output that is aligned to our strategic priorities.

The successful candidate will be research active and student-centred. They will contribute to the School’s research culture producing high-quality publications, and will be expected to be enterable to the next iteration of the Research Excellence Framework exercise.

They will contribute to a range of core Sociology undergraduate modules with a theoretical, topical, and / or methodological focus, and will offer expertise in Class and Gender.

Applicants should see the further particulars for the job description and person specification and can seek informal advice from Dr Catherine Carroll-Meehan, Head of School by emailing

The University of Portsmouth believes this role may be eligible for sponsorship with UKVI under the Skilled Worker Route visa.

Please familiarise yourself with the requirements set out before applying for this role. If you are unable to meet the requirements for sponsorship you will need to confirm details of an alternative visa to work in the UK when applying for this role.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit.

As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, or from other ethnic groups who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.

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