Lecturer in Criminology and Psychology, Teaching Focused

Egham, United Kingdom
£44,283 to £52,430 per annum - including London Allowance
14 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
24 Sep 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Full Time

Department of Law and Criminology

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £44,283 to £52,430 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 24 September 2021
Reference:  0921-355

Full-Time, Fixed-Term

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Criminology and Psychology in the Law and Criminology Department.

The post is fixed term for 11 months.

The Department of Law and Criminology at Royal Holloway University of London is a forward thinking, multidisciplinary and research active department, where we offer undergraduate programmes in Law, Criminology & Psychology and Criminology & Sociology, together with Masters programmes in Forensic Psychology, Consumption, Culture & Marketing, Policing and Criminal Justice and Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies.  The Department is also home to an energetic postgraduate research student community.  

We seek an outstanding teacher to join our dynamic and multidisciplinary team. Applicants should possess the broad range of skills needed to teach effectively and as well as extensive experience of core criminology and psychology methods teaching which will then assist within our existing programmes. 

We have one fixed term post on offer which is for the purposes of covering maternity leave and we have a particular interest in candidates who are committed to teaching a range of undergraduate core criminology and psychology subjects (particularly Introduction to Criminology and Data Analysis for Psychologists) as well as leading our undergraduate programme in Criminology and Psychology.  

We offer a vibrant and supportive environment, in an internationally recognised and multidisciplinary academic group. The Department has a strong research culture and good links with legal and Criminal Justice agencies and the NHS, as well as government and charitable organisations. Further information on the School can be found at:

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

This is a fixed term post to cover a period of maternity leave. This appointment could end earlier than expected should the substantive post-holder return to work early.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 0921-355 

Closing Date:   Midnight, 24th September 2021

Interview Date: TBC