UK: PostDoc Research Associate in Department of Sociological Studies at University of Sheffield

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Job Reference Number: UOS007470

Contract Type: Fixed-term until 31 August 2015

Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences

Salary: Grade 7, £28,685 – £36,298 per annum

Closing Date: 2 December 2013


The Department of Sociological Studies has a well-established international reputation for its commitment to excellence in teaching and research in Sociology and more recently, Science and Technology Studies (STS). As a part of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Sheffield we are committed to maintaining and improving the Faculties profile of externally-funded cutting-edge research.

Eligibility: The successful applicant should have, or be near to completing, a PhD in a relevant subject and already hold a good honours degree in a relevant subject (or have equivalent experience). You should have knowledge of research in the broad area of biomedicine, biotechnology and society, including medical sociology with previous experience and demonstrable skills in undertaking qualitative research and analysis. The ability to make a contribution to the teaching of undergraduate Sociology/STS modules would also be a particular advantage. Excellent time and project management skills are essential.

The post is fixed term from 1 January 2014 until 31 August 2015.

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