Lecturer in Criminology

Armidale, Australia
01 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Dec 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences

  • Continuing, full-time
  • $93,336 to$110,619 per annum (Lecturer level)
  • Plus17%employersuperannuation.Salarypackagingoptionsareavailable.
  • 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 a Lecturer in Criminology with a demonstrated track record of publication, and ability to teach in Criminology, but particularly in the areas of rural crime; transnational crime; and/or working with offenders. The appointee will join an enthusiastic and innovative team who teach and research across a range of areas including: gender, forensic science, policing and penology.

Skills & Experience

Expected to pursue a program of research in his or her field, the successful applicant must hold a doctoral qualification in Criminology, be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to collaborate and perform effectively within a team. They should have previous teaching experience, including online teaching, curriculum development and honours and PhD supervision. 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. Ideally, the successful applicant will have experience in both quantitative and qualitative research methods.

To apply

Visit: http://www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une

Upload your CV and a letter of application to UNE’s application portal.  In your letter of application please ensure that you address your suitability for this role, and please explicitly address all of the selection criteria, contained in the position information document, in your application.

Additional information

Enquiries relating to this role may be directed to Dr. Jenny Wise, phone: (02) 6773 4286 or email: jwise7@une.edu.au. To find out more about the school visit: http://www.une.edu.au/about-une/academic-schools/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. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquility of the New England on a rural property.

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

Closing Date:  Sunday 4th February 2018.