Professor of Criminology

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus / Melbourne Burwood Campus
28 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

JOB ID: 170164
SALARY RANGE: An attractive remuneration package to be negotiated (plus 17% super)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time and ongoing
LOCATION: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus / Melbourne Burwood Campus


The School of Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking to recruit a Professor to join a team of established colleagues working in Criminology.

The Professor will provide outstanding academic and research leadership in the area of Criminology and promote the School within relevant academic and professional communities in Australia and internationally.

This will include:

  • Initiating and contributing to School and Faculty teaching, research and program development and entrepreneurial activity in the area of Criminology.
  • Contributing to service activities locally and internationally particularly in relation to student recruitment and will champion the strategic directions of the School, the Faculty and the University.
  • Leadership of teams in teaching and/or research which enhance the achievement of Deakin’s strategic goals in research, teaching, engagement and innovation.


Candidates will have:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline.
  • Original, innovative and distinguished contribution to scholarship and teaching, research and research supervision.
  • An eminent authority at the national and international level in research and scholarship through publication in high quality and impact outlets.
  • Success in obtaining competitive external research grants.

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description


Professor Matthew Clarke
Head, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
+61 3 9244 3979

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 7 May 2017

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