Lecturer in Anthropology and Criminology University of Plymouth - School of Society & Culture

Plymouth, United Kingdom permanent part time

  • Contract Type: permanent
  • Placed on: 06 May 2021
  • Closes: 02 Jun 2021
  • Job Ref: A7818

Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Business  

The newly-formed School of Society and Culture is looking for an exceptional individual to deliver teaching in Anthropology and Criminology. You will join a friendly and supportive team, and will work in a multidisciplinary environment that combines Anthropology, Criminology and Sociology and provides many opportunities to develop innovate teaching and research across disciplinary boundaries.   

The subjects comprising the School of Society and Culture have a reputation for research of national and international excellence and consistently gain top NSS results. This is a great chance to be part of a progressive University in a beautiful location, and to truly make a difference.

The role involves designing and delivering exciting courses in our world-class BA (Hons) Anthropology and BA (Hons) Criminology programmes and postgraduate taught and research programmes. You will additionally participate in student assessment, and will contribute to the School’s research profile through academic publication, grant income generation, and professional outreach.

You will have a PhD in Anthropology or Criminology, and proven experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We welcome applications from exceptional scholars whose research and teaching interests complement and expand the School of Society and Culture’s.

At the University of Plymouth, we truly believe in learning by doing, and offering students engagement with real research is a core pillar of our pedagogy. You will therefore also be skilled in the use of a wide range of social scientific research techniques, especially ethnography and participant observation.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact the Associate Head of School Dr Julie Parsons by email jmparsons@plymouth.ac.uk.

Interviews are likely to take place on 24th June 2021 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

This is a part-time position working 18.5 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Closing date:  12 midnight, Thursday 3 June 2021.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit , our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.