Lecturer in Criminology and Social Policy

Loughborough University - School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Department of Social Sciences at Loughborough University, part of the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences. The Department is recognized nationally and internationally for its excellence in research, teaching and enterprise.

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates with research and teaching interests in any area of criminology and social policy, but we particularly welcome candidates with an interest in: comparative criminology; policing; social welfare; cybercrime; hate crime; social justice; violence or probation. The candidate must have experience of teaching and will be expected to help lead teaching and contribute to other areas of the curriculum as required, including the delivery and development of BSc and MA degree programmes. The lectureship will commence 1 February 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates are expected to have a completed PhD in a social science discipline, an active research profile, the clear potential to contribute to the Department's research culture, and a strong commitment to high quality teaching in an HE environment, the candidates are also expected to support the University Strategy, Building Excellence.

Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Stephen Case, Department of Social Sciences, by email at s.case@lboro.ac.uk

Interviews will be held on Thursday 26 January 2017.

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