Lecturer in Quantitative Social Research

Lecturer in Quantitative Social Research

University of London

London, United Kingdom

Deadline: Mon, 27 Sep 2021

Contact: r.cox@bbk.ac.uk


Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a Lectureship (Research and Teaching) in Quantitative Social Research.

The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy is looking for a Lecturer to lead our postgraduate programmes in social research. You will act as Programme Director of the MSc Social Research and associated suite of programmes, which provide training for students as part of the ESRC UBEL Doctoral Training Partnership. You will teach inter-disciplinary quantitative social research methods and co-ordinate with colleagues across the School to provide an exciting programme of study for students.

In order to be successful in this role you will have a proven track record of:

  • Teaching quantitative social research methods at postgraduate level including: the use of R, RStudio and R Markdown, multiple regression and diagnostics, Generalised Linear Models, Linear mixed-effects models and other principles and techniques.
  • Understanding of different teaching and learning methods
  • Understanding the particular needs of part-time and adult learners.
  • Carrying out innovative social research in an area relevant to our School.


Lecture grade of the College's London Pay Scale which is £39,173 rising to £54,142 per annum.

The salary quoted is on the College's London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the London area.


If you would like to know more about the role please click on apply below or contact Rosie Cox, Deputy Dean, School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy r.cox@bbk.ac.uk.

If you have technical issues or difficulties using the recruitment portal please contact jobs@bbk.ac.uk, providing your name and the job reference number of the position.

While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.

Birkbeck offers a competitive salary and pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London.

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award, operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.