Teaching Fellow in Crime Scene Investigation

Cranfield, Bedford
£32,656 to £36,399 per annum
08 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Cranfield University is an international centre of excellence in research and postgraduate teaching in strategic areas of applied science, technology, engineering and management, directed by the need of industry. We attract 4,500 masters and doctoral students each year from over 100 countries.

Cranfield Forensic Institute (CFI) provides a university-wide focus for the application of science and technology to law enforcement particularly through niche areas of forensic science. This extends to research and consultancy in forensic science, especially failure analysis, explosives, ballistics, digital forensics, archaeology and art and antiques.

You will be responsible for the ongoing development and delivery of a range of educational products, in particular modules such as Investigation and Evidence Collection and Crime Scene Investigator courses in addition to other MSc modules and short courses.

Main responsibilities include:


  • Design, develop, deliver and assess a range of MSc modules in the field of crime scene investigation, ensuring coherence with both student needs and customer requirements.
  • Scope and be involved in CSI-based projects at home and abroad
  • Thesis supervision, primarily at MSc level and undertake PhD supervision if qualified
  • Maintaining and developing collaborative links within the School, wider University and externally, in particular MOD, police and other agencies and government departments
  • Ability to pursue an active research agenda in the field of forensic science/crime scene investigation, including writing for and publishing in relevant peer-reviewed journals

You will have at least a degree level education in a related area. You will have significant experience of investigating and managing major crime and a subject matter expertise in Crime Scene Investigation as employed within a forensic specialism. Knowledge of postgraduate educational techniques are essential and experience of the investigation of fires would be an advantage.

Interviews will be held 25 July 2018.