Teaching Fellow in Gerontology

United Kingdom
Aug 10, 2018
Sep 10, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
You will work in the Department of Gerontology, situated in the School of Economic Social and Political Science, within the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Faculty brings together a unique range of disciplines and is committed to tackling the world's biggest challenges through interdisciplinary research.

You will contribute to the postgraduate teaching programmes, enhance the profile of the Department and the Centre for Research on Ageing, and bring a proven record of scholarship. You will be expected to teach on the MSc in Gerontology, MSc in Gerontology (Research) and MSc Global Ageing and Policy, and supervise MSc students, face-to-face and by Distance Learning. 

You will have a PhD (completed or near-completion) or equivalent in Gerontology or in one of the Social Sciences or in a discipline closely related to the study of ageing (e.g. Social Policy, Demography, Sociology, Health, Economics, Psychology, Social Statistics, Geography) and have relevant teaching and administrative experience. We would expect the successful applicant to have a background in ageing and the ability to strengthen existing expertise in this area and contribute to the teaching of students in receipt of Commonwealth Scholarships.

The post is tenable from 1 October 2018. 

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Maria Evandrou, Head of Department, and Director of the Centre for Research on Ageing, via email maria.evandrou@southampton.ac.uk


About the Faculty

You will be a part of the University of Southampton, an institution in the top 1% of world Universities and one of the UK's top 15 research-intensive universities.  We have an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities.

Gerontology staff members were returned with Social Sciences staff under the 2014 REF Social Policy (UoA22), which was ranked fifth in the UK on research power and our research environment was rated 100% world leading.

The research interests and recent publications of current members of staff in the School of Economic Social and Political Sciences, including further information on the Centre for Research on Ageing, can be found on our website (www.southampton.ac.uk/ageing). More general information on the Faculty of Social Sciences can be found at: www.southampton.ac.uk/socsci


Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1045918CC on all correspondence.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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