Lecturer in Criminal Justice and Policing

Portsmouth, Hampshire (GB)
£35,845 - £39,152 per annum
02 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Institute of Criminal Justice Studies

Lecturer in Criminal Justice and Policing

Employment type:  Permanent
Employment basis:  Full-time
Salary:  £35,845 - £39,152 per annum 
Post number: ZZ004630
Date published: 02 July 2020 
Closing date: 26 July 2020

Interview date:  11 August 2020

Start date: As soon as practicable

The University of Portsmouth is a dynamic and ambitious institution with a track record of success. One of only four universities in the south east of England to achieve a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, it is also ranked 21st in the 2020 Guardian League Table University Guide, and 113th in the Times Higher Young University World Rankings.

The Institute of Criminal Justice Studies is the largest criminology department in the UK with an established presence in undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral education, complemented by a successful applied criminology research profile. Within the subject area, the Institute is currently ranked 5th place nationally in the Guardian Course Guide for Criminology and the University has been awarded Gold within the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The University is aiming to be the top modern University and the Institute will make a significant contribution towards achieving this aim.

Our innovative criminology course provision covering campus-based, distance learning and postgraduate research students in areas aligned to our research strengths. To support our continuing strategy we are seeking to recruit an academic post in this subject area. 

The post will be based at the University of Portsmouth. However, given the current Covid-19 situation formal working from home arrangements are temporarily in place. Any successful candidate would need to confirm that they could work from home and have a secure internet connection.

If you wish to discuss this further, please contact Dr Paul Norman on paul.norman@port.ac.uk or Tel. 02392 843459

Please note that Non-EEA applicants can be considered for positions that have been advertised for less than 28 days unless they are currently living outside of the UK or a current Tier 2 visa holder in a different profession or at a different employer.  The post must meet the minimum skills and salary requirements as set out in the UKVI immigration rules.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.   

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