Lecturer in Criminology

Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
08 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Continuing, full-time
  • $ 90,618 to $ 107,397 per annum (Level B)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
  • Relocation assistance provided.

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation. We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

The School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences (BCSS) offers undergraduate courses in Criminology, Psychology with Honours, Psychological Science, Social Science and Urban and Regional Planning. Students can major in Geography, Linguistics, Psychology and Sociology in the Bachelor of Arts, Arts/Business, Arts/Science, or Arts/Law. Postgraduate courses include a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diplomas, Master of Arts, Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics),
Master of Psychology (Clinical) and PhD.

BCSS offers opportunities for postgraduate research in the six broad disciplines of Criminology, Geography, Linguistics, Planning, Psychology and Sociology. The School's strong research focus has allowed for School-based research via three Research Centres and the Institute for Rural Futures.

About the role
The Discipline of Criminology seeks to appoint two Lecturers in Criminology with a publication record, expertise, and ability to teach in Criminology, but particularly in the areas of the Australian Criminal Justice System, corrections, offender profiling, cultural criminology and
crime prevention. The appointee will join an enthusiastic and innovative team who teach and research across a range of areas including: rural crime, forensic science, policing and penology.

Skills & Experience
The successful applicants will hold a doctoral qualification in Criminology. They should have previous teaching experience, including online teaching and curriculum development. They will be expected to  teach across a range of existing units offered by the Discipline of
Criminology at UNE. The appointees will be excellent communicators with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate and perform effectively within a team, and able to pursue a program of research in his or her field within Criminology. A willingness to perform appropriate administrative/service roles both within the Discipline and at a University
level is also a core requirement of this position. It is anticipated that the successful applicants would commence duties early in 2017.

Additional information To discuss this role please contact Professor Lewis Bizo phone 02 6773 3012 or email hosbcss@une.edu.au . To find out more about BCSS visit www.une.edu.au/bcss

About Armidale
Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a fraction of the price you'd expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

To find out more, visit: www.armidaleregion.com.au/ and www.experiencethehighs.com.au/.

Closing Date: 4 December 2016

Reference No: 216141

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application.


Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.