Senior Lecturer in Criminology

University of Glasgow - School of Social & Political Sciences

Job Purpose
The University of Glasgow is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Criminology to join a vibrant group of criminological scholars and postgraduates working within the Sociology subject area in the School of Social and Political Sciences, who are also part of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR). We welcome applications from candidates of international standing in any area of Criminological scholarship with research interests that complement our existing strengths in punishment, rehabilitation, youth, gender, and organised crime. Applications from scholars with expertise in the following areas are however particularly encouraged: transnational crime/justice; policing and crime control; security and surveillance; border criminology; and global and comparative criminology.

The successful candidate will bring an exceptional academic profile to strengthen Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Glasgow. He or she will provide academic leadership by undertaking world-leading research and knowledge exchange; generate externally funded research grant applications; and meet the University’s objectives in relation to the delivery of excellent learning, teaching and student experience in the area of Criminology. This post is a key investment for the School of Social and Political Sciences, located within the College of Social Science, and the post-holder will play a leading role in the successful delivery of our aims and ambitions in this area.

Standard Terms & Conditions
The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade, level 9.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The University has been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award.
The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.
The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held mid-February 2017.

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