Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Criminology

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Job Description

The School of Law and Criminology is situated in the historic world heritage site of the Old Royal Naval College. It is home to over 900 students, studying on the BA in Criminology and Criminal Justice, the BSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology, and other Law and Criminology programmes. The School places the student experience at the heart of its approach to teaching and pastoral care and consistently scores extremely well in external student satisfaction surveys.

This vacancy offers an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed academic to complement our existing team by making an outstanding contribution to the teaching and research at the School of Law and Criminology in the University of Greenwich.

You will work closely with the dedicated Criminology team to help to continue the School of Law and Criminology’s progress as a centre of teaching and research excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver innovative teaching in a range of areas including forensic criminology, understanding deviance and research methods.

You must be able to demonstrate a strong teaching profile and a proven commitment to the student experience, including supporting student’s wellbeing. A PhD (or near completion) is essential, as is energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to play a full and active role in the life of the School of Law and Criminology

For an informal discussion, please contact the Head of School of Law and Criminology, Professor Darrick Jolliffe (d.jolliffe@gre.ac.uk, 0208 331 9759).

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.