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Academic Fellowship/Lecturer in Sociology

Salary:   £31,948 to £35,938
Closing Date:   Thursday 07 February 2013
Interview Date:   Tuesday 05 March 2013
Reference:  A606

This post combines a 50% lecturer position in Sociology with a 50% senior research associate role in the DEMAND Centre (Dynamics of Energy, Mobility and Demand) for five years, turning into an indefinite full time lectureship in Sociology thereafter.

The post is open to candidates who have a social science PhD relevant to the EPSRC/ESRC DEMAND Centre’s programme, research expertise in qualitative methods, a record of academic publication, and of interaction and engagement with policy or business.

You will contribute to the DEMAND Centre’s research -  specifically to projects on changing energy and mobility infrastructures and patterns of energy use in the home - and produce outputs at a level appropriate for a strong submission to the Research Excellence Framework  2014 and beyond. You will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in areas such as technology and society, consumption and material culture, environment or other topics appropriate to the department. Applicants with an interest in teaching quantitative and qualitative methods are especially welcome.

Please feel free to get in touch with Dr Bronislaw Szerszynski (Head of Department, Sociology),, 01524 592659 or Professor Elizabeth Shove (Co-Director of DEMAND), 01524 594610 for an informal discussion about the post.

For further information on the DEMAND Centre, please follow



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