Associate Professor in Criminal Law/Criminal Justice

Lincoln, United Kingdom
£51,799 per annum
17 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
07 Jul 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Lincoln Law School

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £51,799 per annum
This is a permanent full time post at 1FTE
Closing Date:   Thursday 07 July 2022
Interview Date:   Tuesday 09 August 2022
Reference:  CSS634

This position offers an exciting opportunity to join a growing group of researchers in criminal justice both within the Law School and the wider College of Social Sciences. The Law School offers a successful MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice and is presently developing a new interdisciplinary MSc in Applied Criminal Justice with the Schools of Social and Political Science and Psychology. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to take a role in the development and delivery of these programmes and to work with a team of enthusiastic and committed staff with a strong interest in the field. The Law School has strong links with professional organisations, including hosting the Policing Network between the University and Lincolnshire Police and is also engaged in research with the Prison Governors’ Association.

This is an opportunity to join a fast-growing, collegiate and friendly Law School. The School has substantially improved its research performance in REF 2021 and maintains an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and student experience. In the future, the School aims to build on these successes to further develop and improve its research performance, teaching and student experience. This position will offer an opportunity for the successful applicant to play a role in the leadership of the School at this important time in its development. The environment in the School is supportive and personal development is encouraged. The School is able to offer some financial support for research and scholarly activity undertaken by its staff. The School and College of Social Sciences have an active programme of research events and seek to support researchers in the development of funding bids and the building of external networks.

The University of Lincoln was named Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2021 and in the same year, named one of the world's greatest young universities in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings. The University has been awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

If you have any queries about this role, please email Mike Varney, Head of Lincoln Law School,, or Karen Harrison, Professor of Law and Penal Justice, for more information or to arrange an informal conversation about the position.