Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
£49,772 - £55,998
17 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
17 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

College of Social Sciences

School of Social and Political Sciences

The School of Social and Political Sciences is one of the University’s largest and most diverse Schools, undertaking internationally-leading research and knowledge exchange, and delivering world-class learning and teaching across five disciplinary areas. The School is a major recipient of research funding and recent substantial awards include an ESRC Urban Big Data Centre, a Nuffield Foundation Q-Step Centre, and a ‘What Works’ Centre, amongst others.

Senior Lecturer in Criminology

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Grade 9: £49,772 - £55,998

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding scholar to play a leading role in the successful delivery of our aims and ambitions in the area of Criminology. The successful applicant will join a vibrant group of criminological scholars and postgraduates working within the Sociology subject area in the School, who are also part of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR), a cross-institutional research centre involving four Scottish universities. We welcome applications from candidates of international standing in any area of Criminological scholarship with research interests that complement our existing strengths in punishment, rehabilitation, youth, gender, and organised crime. Applications from those with expertise in the following areas are however particularly encouraged: transnational crime/justice; policing and crime control; security and surveillance; border criminology, and; global and comparative criminology.

With an exceptional academic profile to strengthen Criminology at the University, the successful applicant will undertake world-leading research and knowledge exchange; generate externally funded research grant applications, and; meet the University’s objectives in relation to the delivery of excellent learning, teaching and student experience in the area of Criminology.

For informal questions about these opportunities, please contact Professor Michele Burman, Head of School, at 
/ +44 (0) 141 330 8618 or +44 (0) 141 330 6090

Closing date: 12 January 2017.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in mid-February 2017.

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