Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Criminology

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£35,844 - £51,034
02 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Northumbria University is seeking to appoint outstanding scholars of Criminology to join our team. Criminology at Northumbria continues to grow, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels including with the development of BSc Policing and Police Constable Degree Apprenticeships for Northumbria Police.

Criminology at Northumbria includes world-leading researchers concerned with criminal justice; social harm; environmental crime and victimology. We are particularly interested in scholars with interests in the broad field of policing and concerned with issues such as police occupational cultures, the professionalisation of policing and models and styles of policing. Applications from candidates with expertise in policing, green criminology and social harms are particularly welcome.

Working as part of multi-disciplinary teams, you will be responsible for contributing to an exceptional student experience through the delivery of teaching, research, business and enterprise engagement activity.  You will actively engage in research and related activities, which will inform curriculum development and delivery and raise the profile of the Department, Faculty and University nationally and internationally.

You must have outstanding research outputs and clear research plans for the future including around grant capture. You will utilise this expertise to deliver outstanding research informed teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Criminology at Northumbria is located in our interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences and successful candidates will show a willingness and aptitude to work across disciplinary boundaries with colleagues in Law; International Development and International Relations and Sociology.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor David Gleeson, Faculty Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor,

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 therefore the successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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 (please indicate a rank from 1 to 5) up to a maximum of 5, since 1 January 2014.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /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.

Please note this vacancy will close on 03/11/2019