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Lecturer in Social Statistics

Social Statistics & Demography

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £35,244 to £44,607
Full Time Fixed Term for 2 years
Closing Date:  Thursday 19 September 2013
Interview Date:   Wednesday 11 December 2013
Reference:  273113CC

The Division of Social Statistics and Demography invites applications for a Lectureship from candidates with commitment to excellence in research and teaching. 

Applications are welcome from outstanding candidates with experience in any aspect of demography or social statistics. The Division is especially interested in applications from candidates who can contribute to the teaching of advanced demographic methods, particularly the analysis of mortality.

You will be required to contribute to the teaching of both undergraduate and postgraduate students in demography and/or social statistics, to coordinate and develop existing and new teaching modules, to contribute to the supervision of postgraduate students, and to carry our administrative duties within the Division of Social Statistics and Demography and the Academic Unit of Social Sciences. You will also be expected to engage in advanced study or research, including the publication of research results in peer-reviewed international journals, and demonstrate leadership in seeking research funding.

You will have a PhD or equivalent level qualification in demography or statistics or in a relevant subject area and be able to satisfy all the essential criteria detailed in the job description.

The position is tenable from 1 October 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Division of Social Statistics and Demography at Southampton has world class research expertise in demography and social policy survey methodology, official statistics and statistical modelling, and takes a strategic role in the development and promotion of the use of quantitative methods in the social sciences. You will be expected to demonstrate expertise in one or more of these areas. Members of the Division contribute significantly to the research activities at the Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, the ESRC funded Centre for Population Change and National Centre for Research Methods, and the Centre for Global Health, Population, Poverty & Policy. Details of academic programmes, research and staff profiles are available on our website

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Head of the Division of Social Statistics and Demography, Dr Andy Hinde, telephone +44 (0)23 8059 3419 or email:

The closing date for this post is19 September 2013. We use an online recruitment system so please apply through If this is not possible please telephone +44 (0) 23 8059 6803 for an application form. Please quote reference number 273113CC in all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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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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