sociology lecturer




Sociology lecturers are subject professors, teachers, or lecturers who instruct students who have obtained an upper secondary education diploma in their own specialised field of study, sociology, which is predominantly academic in nature. They work with their university research assistants and university teaching assistants 
for the preparation of lectures and of exams, grading papers and exams and leading review and feedback sessions for the students. They also conduct academic research in their field of sociology, publish their findings and liaise with other university colleagues.

Alternative label

  • lecturer of sociology

  • sociology professor

  • instructor in sociology

  • sociology teacher

  • specialist lecturer in sociology

  • social science docent

  • sociology lector

  • sociology docent

  • social science teacher

  • lecturer in social science

  • sociology instructor

  • senior lecturer in sociology

  • lecturer in sociology

  • social science lecturer

  • university sociology lecturer

  • social science professor

  • social science instructor

  • professor of sociology

  • lecturer of social science

  • social science lector

  • higher education sociology teacher

  • social sciences lector

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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