Lecturer in Criminology and Forensic Psychology

Egham, Surrey
£42,126 to £49,856 per annum - including London Allowance
17 May 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in the School of Law, Royal Holloway University of London. This is a fixed term post for one year, to commence on 1st September 2018.

The School of Law is a forward thinking, interdisciplinary and research active department, where we offer undergraduate programmes in Law, Criminology & Psychology and Criminology & Sociology, together with Masters programmes in Forensic Psychology and Consumption, Culture & Marketing. The School is also home to an energetic postgraduate research student community. We are seeking an exceptional academic to support our ambitions in teaching and research, as we seek to expand our postgraduate programmes and develop our research as an interdisciplinary School of Law.

We seek outstanding academics to join our dynamic and positive team. The successful candidate will possess the broad range of skills needed to research and teach, with active plans for developing their scholarship and the ability to support both core and specialist teaching activities. The successful candidates will be able to contribute to the development of the School of Law, positively supporting students and developing the School’s subjects.

We invite applications for one full time, fixed term post as Lecturer in Criminology and Forensic Psychology. The successful candidate will have a flexible and positive attitude, a PhD, and membership of the British Psychological Society. The lectureship is focussed on forensic psychology and in the School of Law, forensic psychology and criminology are close. The School has needs in forensic psychology at PG and UG level and the delivery of teaching will include a contribution to the BSc Criminology and Psychology programme with the application of psychology in practice to aspects of the Criminal Justice System as well as contribution to the MSc Forensic Psychology. Candidates with any core forensic psychology expertise are welcome to apply. The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park. The post may also entail activity in Bedford Square, central London, at the College’s Bloomsbury site.

We offer a vibrant and supportive environment, in an internationally recognised and multi- and inter-disciplinary academic group. The School has a strong research culture and good links with legal and Criminal Justice agencies and the NHS, as well as government and charitable organisations. Further information on the School can be found at:

Please quote the reference: 0518-192

Closing Date: Midnight, 18th June 2018

Interview Date: To be confirmed 

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