Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology

York, North Yorkshire
29 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Psychological & Social Sciences at York St John University is a vibrant and ambitious academic unit based on a magnificent campus in the heart of York. The School’s welcoming and inclusive ethos supports a growing national and international profile and offers an exceptional student experience.

We are seeking three enthusiastic team members to make a permanent and full-time contribution to our vibrant undergraduate and postgraduate offers, and to further strengthen our growing research activity. Our School offers a number of undergraduate Social Science degrees in sociology, criminology and police studies. Postgraduate provision is planned for 2019. 

The successful candidates will have the relevant knowledge, experience and qualifications to make a substantial contribution to teaching sociology and/or criminology, and a demonstrable research profile which is well positioned to contribute to REF2021 and which aligns with the School’s intellectual strengths in sociology and criminology of culture, social harm, and deviant leisure.

Candidates should possess experience of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and research supervision and thesis examination. Lecturer level candidates are expected to be research active and will be supported to develop an outstanding research profile. Senior Lecturer candidates should have a strong publication record and a successful record of attracting research funding. Experience of teaching quantitative research methods would be an advantage.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from all backgrounds. 

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted in place of the application form.

Closing date -  31 October 2017

Interviews will take place on the following two dates: 13 and 14 November 2017