Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Criminology University of East London

London, United Kingdom permanent full time

  • Contract Type: permanent
  • Placed on: 29 Mar 2021
  • Closes: 14 Apr 2021
  • Job Ref: 042A2021

We are looking for a candidate with the knowledge and experience to design, develop, deliver and assess high-quality learning experiences across a range of modules in Criminology. The successful candidate will design and deliver a curriculum that is relevant, engaging and effective in preparing our students for their future careers.

Our criminology provision is situated within the Department of Law and Criminology. The department also has a strong research base with staff active in both legal and criminological research. Criminology at UEL is a great place to work. We have a diverse faculty with expertise and international reputations for work on youth justice and gangs, cybercrime, hate crime, race/ethnicity, terrorism and counterterrorism, and policing. Our teaching provision reflects this range of expertise with exciting options, as well as foundational modules on the study skills, the criminal justice system and processes, theory, research methods, and more. Our colleagues have spoken at the UN and British Parliament, advised numerous national and local governments and NGOs, and appear regularly in the media. We are committed to widening participation, equality, diversity and inclusion, student development, success and employability, working with and contributing to both the community in East London, and wider society. Examples include our recent project Step Up to Stop Hate in Newham schools, our Cybercrime Centre and the School’s Law Clinic. In addition to these, we also offer a BSc Professional Policing degree.

This is an exciting time for the University of East London and for the School of Business and Law.  We are building for the future, anticipating the changes ahead in higher education and policing, developing cutting edge courses renowned for their high quality in both practical application and academic rigour. If you have the ambition to build our provision within the School of Business and Law, help us deliver our vision and make a real difference to the future lives of our students we’d very much like to hear from you.

The successful candidate will have expertise in one or more areas of the following areas of Criminology: Race/ethnicity and criminal justice, gender and crime, international crime and justice, state crime, corporate crime, organised crime, terrorism, and research methods. They will be required to deliver an innovative and flexible range of learning and teaching materials across a wide range of criminology modules, performing both module and course leadership roles, and contributing to our research culture and profile. The successful applicant will be required to deliver programmes to students primarily at undergraduate and postgraduate level and will be expected to conduct research to a high level. We are committed to providing high quality, inclusive and accessible learning opportunities, an excellent student experience, and promote student development and employability.