Vice-Chancellor's Senior Fellow/Fellow in Policing

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£35,210 - £50,132
05 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Aug 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Criminology at Northumbria is large and vibrant community of Northumbria University's academic staff. Now well established as one of the largest and most successful criminology teams in the country, Criminology at Northumbria University has a large undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD community, and also leads the PCDA contracts for both Northumbria and Durham Police. Our experience and excellence is evident from the impact of our work on policy and practice nationally and internationally. For example, through re-orienting police response to offending, shaping our understanding and responses to wildlife trafficking across the EU, helping design offender support programmes, as well as examining the  broader impacts of crime and social harms.  We work in partnership with the police and voluntary and statutory agencies regionally, nationally, within European networks and internationally. Further examples of the wealth of research and experience Northumbria University can be found at;

Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellows are permanent positions with a significant focus on research in the first three years of the appointment, to encourage the development of major projects that bring colleagues together at Northumbria and beyond.

You will hold a PhD or equivalent, and will already be developing a publication track record of exceptional quality. It is essential that you have excellent written and verbal communication skills; some relevant teaching experience; the ability to work effectively with colleagues; and the potential to attract external funding to support the future development of your research. During the first three years of the appointment, you will develop a small amount of teaching and administration, as required within a vibrant Department. After the first three years you will progress as a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences.

For an informal discussion about the post contact:  Professor Mike Rowe, (0)191 227 7647 or by email at or Sarah Soppitt, on 0191 227 3456 or by email

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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.