Lecturer in Crime, Media and Society

Loughborough University - School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences

This is an opportunity to join Social Sciences at Loughborough University, part of the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences. Loughborough Social Science is recognized nationally and internationally for its excellence in research, teaching and enterprise which span media and communication, sociology, criminology and social policy. The School has an investment strategy to develop cross-disciplinary studies based around its core strengths, and is in a strong financial and student recruitment position.

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates with research and teaching interests across criminology, media studies and social policy, but candidates with an interest in: online crime; hate crime; media and crime; policing and social justice; or social welfare are particularly encouraged. 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 programmes. The lectureship will commence as soon as possible following interview.

Candidates are expected to have: a completed PhD in a social science discipline, an active research profile, and the clear potential to contribute to the University Strategy of Building Excellence across research, teaching and enterprise in a high-performing HE environment. Previous applicants need not apply.

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

Application Closing Date: 29 August 2017.

Interviews will be held on 12 September 2017.

Over the next two years we plan to appoint up to 100 new academics across a wide range of disciplines. There will be opportunities for individuals and world-leading research groups to join us at our Loughborough or London campuses.

Loughborough University is committed to achieving equality and valuing diversity in all aspects of employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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