Lecturer in Policing

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade: H (£36261-42036)
28 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 25/11/2018
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade: H (£36261-42036)
Job category/type Academic

Job description

The School of Forensic and Applied Sciences is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Policing. The successful candidate will teach across a range of policing modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and expect to develop as a supervisor of research students. 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. The new Lecturer will be also be expected to undertake research or develop programmes that contribute to the future success of the School. Opportunities exist for such research and developments to further shape our curriculum. The Policing Education Qualifications Framework (PEQF) is at the forefront of our planning.

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 new Lecturer will work alongside distinguished policing practitioners as well as those whose careers have developed within academia.

The successful applicant should have significant professional practitioner police experience and be willing to develop himself or herself academically if required and/or have a PhD and an academic track record in a relevant subject. 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, Principal Lecturer and Academic lead for Policing via

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanies by a completed application form.

School/Service: School of Forensic and Applied Sciences
Hours: Full time (37 hours per week) applicants who wish to apply on a job share basis are welcomed
Basis: Permanent
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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