Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Policing

Job details
Posting date: 04 May 2020
Salary: £33,797 to £49,553 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 03 June 2020
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Company: University of Gloucestershire
Job type: Contract
Job reference: A1165

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The School of Natural and Social Sciences at University of Gloucestershire is looking to appoint a Lecturer in Policing.

The School comprises three Subject Communities—Social Sciences, Psychological Sciences, and Environmental Sciences—with over 1000 students and 50 academic, technician and administrative staff. Our Social Sciences provision is experiencing year-on-year growth and we are investing in its expansion.

With a background in operational policing within the UK, the post holder will contribute primarily to the delivery of our BSc Professional Policing. Licensed by the College of Policing, our course is the first approved 'pre-join degree' in the South West with an annual intake of c.50 students per annum. From September 2020 we will be teaching the first cohort to enter its final year (Level 6).

In particular, we are interested in candidates who can contribute to teaching in Roads Policing, and in Digital Policing.

The successful applicant will be an engaging and innovative lecturer who shares our student-centred ethos, is ready to offer a high standard of support and is willing to make a positive contribution to the student experience. They will create opportunities for students to engage with external stakeholders and apply their learning in the community, helping them develop the skills and attributes required for fulfilling careers.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop a programme of research relevant to policing

Based at our attractive campus in Cheltenham, we offer a welcoming and positive working environment.

Further details

Closing Date: Wednesday 3 June (noon)

Interview Date: Monday 15 / Wednesday 17 June

Start date for these positions is likely to be on or after 1 September 2020.

For further information on working within the Social Sciences subject community, informal enquiries may be made to the Academic Subject Leader for Social Sciences, currently Dr Jon Hobson, or the ASL designate Dr Demelza Jones . For further information on the BSc Professional Policing, please contact the Academic Course Leader, John Clay-Davies

The attention of potential applicants is also drawn to two other posts which we are also seeking to fill:

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Criminology (2 posts) A1164

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Policing A1166

Applicants also wishing to be considered for these posts may indicate this on their application form rather than submit separate applications.

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