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Lectureship in Culture and Creative Industries(Fixed term 4 months)

Reference Number
60022730
Location
Northampton Square  Map & Directions
School / Service
School of Arts and Social Sciences
Department
Department of Sociology
Contract Duration
Fixed Term
Hours
Full-time
Salary Range (£)
43685 to 52132

Background

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide), well above the sector average for graduate employability in most subjects and eleventh in the UK for starting salaries. City joined the University of London in 2016.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

The Department of Sociology is a leading centre for research and education. The REF confirmed the high quality of its research and the Department rose in the rankings to equal 16th in the UK: 74% of its submitted research was graded as world-leading or internationally excellent, increasing from 45% in the 2008 RAE.

Person Specification

The Department is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic to a fixed-term Lectureship in Culture and Creative Industries to enhance its research and education.
The successful candidate will have a track record of world-leading or internationally excellent research and the ability to educate and supervise at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Experience of professional practice is desirable.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

The role is available from 02 October 2017

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm 26 September 2017

Interviews are scheduled for 28 September 2017

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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