Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Forensics

Surrey, United Kingdom
£53,354 to £63,674 per annum
09 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
29 Nov 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time


Location: Guildford
Salary: £53,354 to £63,674 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 29 November 2022
Reference: 081822

The University of Surrey is an international University with a world-class teaching and research profile and an enterprising spirit. Our research seeks to address global challenges, drive innovation and deliver real-world impact. Surrey provides an exceptional teaching environment to inspire and empower our students for personal and professional success. Inventive and forward thinking, our heritage shows a recurring theme of doing things differently and achieving notable results.

The Department of Sociology has a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. In recent league tables for UK universities it achieved 11th for Criminology in the Guardian Good University Guide (2023), 12th in the Times Good University Guide (2023) and 16th in its Unit of Assessment for REF2021.

The Department is seeking applications for a Senior Lecturer in Criminology/Forensics for its innovative, new BSc (Hons) in Criminology with Forensic Investigation. You should have significant experience of teaching in higher education and can drive forward and direct this exciting new academic programme. You should hold a relevant doctoral degree or have appropriate professional experience. You will make a substantial contribution to the successful delivery of modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and have a clear and developing profile of high-quality publications, related to a substantive area of research or pedagogy.

This job is being offered on a teaching track pathway, or research and teaching track pathway. Please see the relevant job specification for more information and indicate which post you are applying for when completing your application (please note – if unsure you can apply for both). In addition, this post is also being offered at Associate Professor level (please see separate advert via the link

Further details about the Department are available at For informal inquiries please contact the Head of Department, Professor Andrew King (

The Department is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

Further details: Job Description

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.