Criminology in Europe

Newsletter of the European Society of Criminology

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Policing

Edge Hill University - Law & Criminology

Location: Ormskirk
Salary: £32,600 to £49,230
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 11th May 2016
Closes: 8th June 2016
Job Ref: EHT0987-0516

University of the Year 2014/2015 - Times Higher Education Awards

About You

You will have a relevant honours degree and experience of teaching policing from a criminological, professional policing or legal perspective coupled with experience of teaching on Criminology and / or Criminal Justice undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. An excellent research profile and the ability to achieve research objectives are key to this role as are enthusiasm and passion for your subject and the ability to network externally with policing stakeholders.

Excellent communication skills, time and workload management skills and a strong commitment to the welfare and success of students will be key to your success in this stimulating department.

About the Role

The post arises from our wish to strengthen and further develop our research and teaching capacity to support the delivery of our new undergraduate degree in Policing and our expanding Criminology provision. You will provide expert teaching in a variety of modes, including lectures, seminars, tutorials, and online interaction, and facilitate student work in a range of different media.

You will have the opportunity to work in a very successful Department that values excellence in teaching, student support and research with the chance to support the delivery of our new undergraduate degree in policing and future postgraduate plans in policing.

About Us

When Edge Hill was awarded University of the Year title for 2014/15, Times Higher Education described it as “a great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year”. The award recognised our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. It also celebrated Edge Hill University’s distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, and voted Best University Workplace 2015, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

We are now seeking to appoint exceptional people to be part of our continuing success story.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact Professor George Talbot, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Dean of Faculty of Arts & Sciences at george.talbot [at]