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Lecturer in Sociology

Date Posted
12th May 2017
Reference
VAC-25777
Sector
Education & Training
Job Type
Permanent
Location
St. Augustine
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Lecturer in Sociology.

Job Description

Minimum Qualification

PhD in Sociology from a recognized University. Professional qualification in Sociology or related discipline is highly desirable.

 

Experience

Considerable experience in teaching at the University level and/or in the practice of Sociology at a senior level in industry or in a Sociological environment. Other desirable experience include:

  • A Strong publication record and published peer-reviewed research
  • Previous graduate supervision experience
  • Success and recognition of professional activities

 

Special Expertise / Area of Concentration

Ability to teach Research Design and any four (4) or more of the following areas: Health Sociology, Statistics, Qualitative Research Methods, Political Sociology, Industrial Sociology.

Knowledge of Caribbean Sociology is desirable.

 

 Special Responsibilities

  • Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Supervision of post-graduate students
  • Involvement in University life (administration, conference organization and committees) and community outreach
  • Ability to seek external research funding
  • Contribute to curriculum development

 

Personal Attributes

The Department places high priority on individuals who can work well in a team environment. Candidates should also possess good communication and interpersonal skills and must be student-centered. A good command of both oral and written English is essential. Candidates must also have the:

  • ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment
  • willingness to develop a research agenda 
  • ability to be a team player

 

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