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University of Southampton
Teaching Fellow in Gerontology
The Department of Gerontology is seeking to appoint a Lecturer and a Teaching Fellow in Gerontology on a full-time basis for 12 months. This post is offered on a full-time, fixed term basis until 30/09/2022. The closing date is 5 August 2021. For further information:
Location: Southampton, UK
Deadline: 05 August 2021
You will have knowledge and understanding of Gerontology, some experience in teaching and the ability to teach in the field of ageing and quantitative or qualitative research methods (eg; statistics using SPSS, or use of NVivo). A background in one of the following areas would be particularly welcomed: ageing in sub-Saharan Africa; or ageing and economics, business studies or marketing. 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, (remotely and on campus) and supervise and support MSc students. You will have a PhD (completed or near completion) in Gerontology or in one of the Social Sciences or in a discipline closely related to the study of ageing (e.g. Demography, Social Statistics, Economics, Business Studies, Sociology, Social Policy, Psychology, 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 curriculum development and the teaching of students in receipt of Commonwealth Scholarships.
How to Apply
You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email Please quote reference 14020121CC on all correspondence.
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