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Chair in Sociology, Centre for Women's Studies - The University of York

Datum: 2015-11-01
Plats: York
Arrangör: The University of York
Typ: GenderJob

Chair in Sociology, Centre for Women's Studies - The University of York

The Centre for Women’s Studies and Department of Sociology seeks to appoint a Chair in the Sociology of Gender. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional scholar to join one the UK’s most exciting teams of social scientists working in the field of women’s studies. You will be an outstanding sociologist of women’s studies/gender with internationally recognised knowledge of the field.

Key requirements

•PhD (or equivalent experience) in Sociology (or other related discipline) in area of gender/women’s studies


•Outstanding and internationally recognised knowledge in the sociology of gender/women’s studies


•Proven leadership and managerial skills


•Ability to define, lead, develop and attract funds for internationally excellent research, operating across disciplinary boundaries


•Evidence of high quality research and published in leading peer-reviewed journals


About York
The University of York is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities. The recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) confirmed the position of the University among the leading institutions in the UK for research. The proportion of research activity of world-leading, 4* status is among the highest of any UK university, and York is rated tenth out of 155 higher education institutions for the impact of its research.

Salary will be commensurate with experience on the professorial scale, band 1 current minimum £60,266 per annum.

Closing Date: 1 November 2015
Interview Date: 17 December 2015

To apply
Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Ellen Annandale (ellen.annandale@york.ac.uk), or alternatively for a confidential discussion contact Paul Ellison (Recruitment Adviser) on +44 (0)1904 324865.