Lecturer in Criminology Keele University - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - School of Social, Political and Global Studies

Keele, United Kingdom permanent full time

  • Contract Type: permanent
  • Placed on: 31 Mar 2021
  • Closes: 14 Apr 2021
  • Job Ref: KU00001680

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk

The School are currently recruiting for a full-time Lectureship in Criminology.  This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join academic Criminology colleagues who are part of a multi-disciplinary school, which brings together academics in Criminology, Education, Liberal Arts, International Relations, Philosophy, Politics and Sociology to deliver single and combined honours degree courses, pioneering taught postgraduate programmes and postgraduate supervision with world leading researchers.  

The successful candidate will have a postgraduate qualification in Criminology or Criminal Justice, or equivalent qualification and experience of teaching Criminology on a busy suite of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and expected to have excellent teaching abilities, and relevant administrative skills.  

The post-holder will be required to contribute to the development and delivery of our undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes and postgraduate research supervision in Criminology, this includes delivering a blended learning approach, and providing the appropriate organisation/administration linked to teaching and, in time, to take a leading role in one of these programmes.  Initially the post-holder will be expected to make a significant contribution to the range of existing core Criminology modules but will also be encouraged to develop new modules reflecting their research specialism.  The post-holder will also be expected to make a strong contribution to Criminology research and inter-disciplinary research across the School, and to contribute actively to the general academic

The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies

Informal enquiries may be made in confidence to the Programme Director, Dr Tony Kearon: a.t.kearon@keele.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: 15th April 2021

Interviews are planned to be held on: 27th April 2021 (online)