Lecturer in Policing

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade H - £36,261
10 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date 30/09/2018
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade H - £36,261
Job category/type Academic

Job description

The School of Forensic and Applied Sciences is seeking to appoint a number of people at Lecturer grade within Policing and to be paid on an hourly rate basis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of a range of modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These include the Foundation Degree in Policing, BSc (Hons) programmes in Policing and Criminal Investigation, Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation and Airport Security Management and MScs in Counter Terrorism, Cybercrime Investigation, Financial Investigation, Professional Practice (Early Action) and Criminal Investigation. The UCLan Policing curriculum is one that seeks to reflect the contemporary landscape in policing, which features increasing emphasis on vulnerability and problem solving as well as more complex and often digitalised crime.

UCLan Policing is a vibrant and progressive academic team with significant knowledge, experience and understanding of both teaching and learning as well as research in the field of policing. A strength is the great value placed upon practice as well as theory: the successful applicant will work alongside distinguished policing practitioners as well as those whose careers have developed within the academy.

The successful candidates will need to be able to demonstrate knowledge of policing. They will also be able to show a knowledge of one or more of the above areas and be able to deliver module material.

Excellent presentation and communications skills will be required.
With the support of the Policing and Criminal Investigation team, the appointee with teach on a fully developed module programme, set and mark assignments, assess student progress and provide feedback.

Teaching duties may vary, but generally consist of a one-hour lecture and around six hours or tutorials per week plus preparation time.

The successful applicant must have a PhD or commensurate professional practitioner experience. Applications from candidates who bring both doctoral-level academic and professional policing experience will be particularly welcomed but all suitably qualified applicants are encouraged to submit. Application is by way of the on-line form against the attached Person Specification and Job Description. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview and required to give a presentation.

For more information on the post contact the Head of School for Forensic and Applied Sciences, Professor Michael Mulqueen via or Clive Tattum the Principal Lecturer and Academic lead for Policing via The applicants will need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. The posts are part-funded by the European Social Fund.

Please apply online via or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: School of Forensic & Applied Sciences
Hours: Hours to be confirmed
Basis: Fixed term contract until 31 December 2018/ Staff paid by the hourInterview Date: To be confirmed

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