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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Criminology (2 Posts)

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: A1164

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Summary


The School of Natural and Social Sciences at University of Gloucestershire is looking to appoint two full-time Lecturers in Criminology.

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.

The successful applicants would contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Criminology and cognate courses. We are particularly looking to appoint individuals who can offer expertise in the following themes:



Organised crime
Terrorism and counterterrorism
Green criminology
Cybercrime
Criminological theory
Quantitative methods
Evidence-based policing


The successful applicants will be engaging and innovative lecturers who share our student-centred ethos, are ready to offer a high standard of support and are willing to make a positive contribution to the student experience. They will be expected to create opportunities within the curriculum 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 appointees will be expected to develop a research portfolio leading to publication and wider impact, and they will have the opportunity support the supervision of research students. Applied research which involves collaboration with external partners is encouraged, especially where there are opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate students to contribute as co-researchers. The Social Sciences subject community is submitting to UoA21 Sociology. Information on the Social Vulnerabilities Research Group within the School of Natural and Social Sciences can be found here https://uniofglos.blog/vulnerabilities/.



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 relating to the posts, informal enquiries may be made to the Academic Subject Leader for Social Sciences, currently Dr Jon Hobson jhobson@glos.ac.uk, or the ASL designate Dr Demelza Jones djones28@glos.ac.uk



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



Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Policing A1166

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Policing A1165



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

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