Lecturer in Criminology and/or Sociology

York, North Yorkshire (GB)
£32,548 to £37,706 per annum
17 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
20 May 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Criminology and/or Sociology
Salary - £32,548 - £37,706 per annum
Full time, permanent position

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 burgeoning national and international research profile, excellent teaching and learning, and welcoming and inclusive ethos support an exceptional student experience.

Central to our ambition is an absolute commitment to academic excellence. Over a third of our research is already world leading or internationally excellent and we are going further and faster to enhance this, with collaborative opportunities to do work that makes a real world impact and promotes social justice.

We have also created the conditions for quality teaching to thrive.  We are third in the UK for the proportion of our academics with formal teaching qualifications, we are a consistent Stonewall Top 100 employer and we hold the Social Enterprise Gold Mark for Responsible Business Practice.  Our strength lies in our community: renowned for our friendly, supportive environment we will nurture your talent so that you can accomplish your ambitions.

We are seeking two motivated Lecturers to join our growing Criminology and Sociology teams and make a contribution to our developing research activity.

Candidates should be research active and will be supported to develop their research profile with the aim of contributing to the School’s REF2021 submission. The successful candidates will have research interests and outputs that align with our existing work in: deviant leisure, social harm and inequalities, death, spatial sociology, or political economy.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate evidence of successful teaching within Higher Education and be able to teach across a range of modules on the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate social science programmes.

Experience of teaching quantitative methods would be an advantage
In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.

If you would like to shape the story of a 175 year old institution with a fantastic future, we would love to hear from you.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of the application form.
We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university.

Closing date – 20th May 2018 at midnight
Provisional interview date – 11th and 12th June 2018

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