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Lecturer in Criminology

Greenwich, United Kingdom
£37,099 to £42,978 plus £4069 London weighting per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Academic Discipline
Law, Social Sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts, Lecturers / Assistant Professors
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

School of Law

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £37,099 to £42,978 plus £4069 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 20 May 2024
Reference: 4527

The School of Law and Criminology is situated in the historic world heritage site of the Old Royal Naval College. The school is home to over 1,700 students, studying on our undergraduate BSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology; BA Criminology and Criminal Justice; MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology; MSc Criminology, Gender and Sexualities; and MA Applied Criminology, as well as our suite of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Law. The school places the student experience at the heart of its approach to teaching and pastoral care and consistently scores extremely well in student satisfaction surveys.

This vacancy offers an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic and committed academics to complement our existing team by making an outstanding contribution to the teaching and research at the School of Law and Criminology in the University of Greenwich.

You will work closely with the dedicated criminology team to help to continue the School of Law and Criminology’s progress as a centre of teaching and research excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver innovative teaching in a range of areas relating to our BSc and MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology. We are specifically interested in candidates who would be able to lead and teach modules such as Psychology, Development and CrimeCriminal Investigative Psychology and Social Forensic Psychology. In conjunction to teaching on these subjects we are also interested in candidates with a developing or established research profile that complements the school’s research interests.

You must be able to demonstrate a strong teaching profile and a proven commitment to the student experience, including supporting students’ wellbeing. A PhD (or near completion) or an equivalent psychology (e.g., DClinPsy) qualification is highly desirable, as is energy, enthusiasm, and a commitment to play a full and active role in the life of the School of Law and Criminology.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Dr Stacy Banwell on

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

Academic Career Pathways

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.


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