Three Chairs and a Reader/Senior Lecturer in Social Data Science at the University of Glasgow


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Chair (3 Posts) and Reader/Senior Lecturer positions in Social Data Science within the College of Social Sciences. For further details on this position, please see below or click on the link:

The appointment will be subject to the whole powers and conditions of any Act of Parliament, Ordinances, and Law affecting the University. The appointment is a whole-time appointment, the postholders undertaking to accept paid outside work only with the prior consent of the University Court. This provision does not apply to examinerships and such other appointments as are incidental to the ordinary course of University business.

Salary will be within the Professorial range and subject to negotiation. The Reader/Senior Lecturer salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade 9, £51,630 - £58,089 per annum.

Further details are attached.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding this scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of superannuation benefits. Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate. 

Details of three referees should be included on the applicant information form – referees will be contacted for all short listed applicants.

Vacancy reference: 027259; Closing date: September 2, 2019.

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