Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Policing

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£36,382 - £51,800
Thursday, 14 October 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 7 November 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Social Sciences wishes to appoint three Senior Lecturers/Lecturers in Policing. These academic appointments will be located in the Sociology and Criminology subject group of the Department of Social Sciences. The positions includes the undertaking of teaching, research and administrative duties as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Policing. These duties include co-ordination and teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the Policing and Criminology programmes, with particular focus on the Police Education programmes. 

The main teaching tasks would include module convening and delivery, and supervision of dissertation students.The appointees will be expected to undertake research leading to scholarly publications and research grants, either individually or collaboratively. In addition, the incumbents will develop partnerships through research, teaching and/or knowledge exchange with organisations and professional bodies in the appointees' area(s) of specialisation.

There are excellent opportunities at the Department, Faculty and University levels for collaboration, leadership and capacity-building in interdisciplinary research relating to policing. crime and justice and, law and legal studies.  

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Catherine Palmer Head of Department by email at


To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now'and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs up to a maximum of 4.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / bookchapter /practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world. Visit our web pages for details about the Information and Support for International Colleagues.

Currently, due to COVID-19, academic staff will normally be on campus for approximately two days per week when face to face teaching is scheduled, and as required to undertake research using specialist facilities.  

Please note this vacancy will close on 07/11/2021