Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Criminology of Police and Policing

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
19 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Feb 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Arts, Design and Social Sciences

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Criminology of Police and Policing - Ref ADS17/13
Full Time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary:    Senior Lecturer: £39,992 - £49,149; Lecturer: £34,520 - £38,832

The Department of Social Sciences has grown in recent years and currently has almost 60 academic staff, across five disciplines: Politics and International Relations, Criminology, Sociology, Media, and International Development. The Department has just over 1,000 students, which include a community of 60 PGR students, with a further 12 doctoral studentships currently advertised. In Criminology we have research strengths in victimology, policing strategies and education, and the criminal justice sector.

We are seeking to appoint an academic with outstanding potential and with particular expertise within the broad field of policing. Northumbria University has an extensive community of academics carrying out police related research (   We would welcome applications from academics who have carried out research into operational aspects of policing, who have clear plans in relation to REF2021 and who can help to shape innovative policing-related undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. 

Applications are invited from all areas of the Criminology of police and policing, but we specifically welcome candidates with expertise in operational surveillance and/or operational policing and/or counter terrorism and/or evidence based policing with the ability to contribute to criminological theory.
You will be responsible for the development, organisation and delivery of curriculum content, within undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of the department. You will also contribute to the strong research agenda of the Department, through research activity and engaging in relevant collaborative research networks and bidding activity.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Carol Stephenson (Acting), Head of Department of Social Sciences on 0191 227 3456.

For more information and to apply please visit -

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN (Bronze) award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Closing Date:  22/2/18    

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