Assistant Professor/ Lecturer in Law (Policing)
Assistant Professor/ Lecturer in Law (Policing)
Faculty of Business and Law
Salary: £37,473 - £53,353
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Grade: 7 or 6
Closing date: 09/10/2022
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Type: Full Time
Northumbria is a research-intensive modern university with a global reputation for academic excellence.
Ranked in the UK top 50 (Guardian University League Table 2022 and Complete University Guide 2023), Northumbria recorded the biggest rise of any UK university for research power in the Research Excellence Framework for the second time in 2021 and is now rated within the top 25 in the UK.
At Northumbria, we embrace tomorrow. We pursue new thinking, forge new partnerships, create and exchange new knowledge, and find new solutions. Our inspirational academics, partners and students work together to tackle tomorrow’s challenges head on. We are ready for the future whatever it may hold. We are looking for future colleagues that share our ambition.
Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.
Working within the award-winning Law School, which is in the top 20 of the Guardian Subject Rankings, you will join a team of world-leading and internationally excellent legal scholars. You will be able to engage with a range of Academics specialising in Criminal Justice rated research via Northumbria Centre for Evidence and Criminal Justice Studies.
You will contribute to research informed learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels focused primarily on the law school’s suite of police training programmes You will undertake research, enterprise and scholarly activities, and income generation, contributing to the Faculty’s research profile.
You must have excellent interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to teach effectively on a range of programmes using a variety of approaches to student learning. You will have a PhD and a research record enabling you to make a significant contribution to the Law Schools research agenda. It is also essential that you have had success in applying for external research funding and have appropriate knowledge of future potential funding bodies aligned to your area(s) of research interest.
You will be expected to teach on undergraduate and postgraduate police related modules and, in particular, to our rapidly increasing cohort of police apprentices. Areas of particular interest are Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Human Rights and Police Powers.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Michael Stockdale, Head of Northumbria Law School, by email email@example.com
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 up to a maximum of 4. 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 documents into a single file.
Northumbria is one of the largest universities in the UK with over 37,000 students from 137 countries. Putting students at the heart of an outstanding experience, and with world-leading research and award-winning partnerships, Northumbria is a new kind of excellent university. Discover more about us.
Northumbria University is a great place to work. We empower our exceptional people to achieve shared ambitions and promote a positive work life balance. To say thank you, we offer a wide range of benefits including excellent pension schemes, flexible working, a generous holiday entitlement, continued commitment to your learning and development and more.
We are an on-campus organisation where colleagues work regular patterns of hours and on campus, with some flexibility on the timing of their hours and the location of their work in discussion with their manager.
Northumbria University is committed to creating an inclusive culture where we take pride in, and value, the diversity of our staff. We encourage and welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds a bronze Athena Swan award in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality, we are a Disability Confident Employer, a member of the Race Equality Charter and are participating in the Stonewall Diversity Champion Programme. We are also a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers. The University has implemented a range of flexible working arrangements, and we are happy to explore candidate requirements as part of the recruitment process.
We welcome applications from the UK and across the world. Visit our web pages for details about Relocation Assistance.
This post is advertised across our Assistant Professor and Lecturer roles (role descriptions are attached). Colleagues appointed into our Lecturer grade are usually early career academics who are supported through their probationary period to develop their Academic profile. Upon completion of probation objectives these colleagues are automatically moved into the Assistant Professor role. The selection panel will assess your application and discuss with you which role you are being considered for at selection and appointment stages.
Please note this vacancy will close on 09/10/2022