Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Guildford, Surrey (GB)
£49,149 to £58,655 minimum per annum
14 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Sep 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. Inventive and forward-thinking, its heritage shows a recurring theme of going its own way, doing things differently – and achieving notable results. The University of Surrey was awarded Gold status in the recent Teaching Excellence Framework for 2017, coming third out of over a hundred universities nationwide. The Department of Sociology has also performed exceptionally in league tables for UK universities in the past year and we were very proud to have achieved No. 1 status in the Guardian Criminology Subject League Tables 2019.

The University is seeking exceptional candidates for the post of Senior Lecturer in Criminology in the Department of Sociology. As appropriate to the grade, you should hold a relevant doctoral degree. For this position you will have a clear and developing profile of high-quality publications in international journals, extensive experience of teaching criminology in higher education, and the ability to make a substantial contribution to the development of courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to the administration of the department. There should be a willingness to teach across programmes in the areas of criminology and sociology. Expertise in cybercrime and/or quantitative methods is desirable, but not essential.

Further details about the Department are available at: For informal inquiries please contact the Head of Department, Professor Jon Garland (

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