Senior Lecturer in Policing

Canterbury Christ Church University - School of Law, Criminal Justice and Computing


The School of Law, Criminal Justice and Computing sits within the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences. It has in the region of 1200 students studying across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. It offers undergraduate programmes in Applied Criminology, Forensic Investigation, Law, Policing and Computing, in addition to Masters Degrees in Criminal Justice and Policing. The School has a growing portfolio of PhD students especially in Policing and Law related topics. The School prides itself on the relationships it continues to build with the professions and its focus on employability.

The Role

As part of the Policing team, you will have responsibility for the development of the new police constable apprenticeship degree as recently announced by the College of Policing. You will also contribute as and when necessary to the policing undergraduate programme (Policing Suite), and assist with the supervision and personal tutoring of students at all levels. We seek to appoint at Senior Lecturer grade to fulfil this role. The person appointed will report directly to the Director of Policing. The post holder will be based at the University’s Canterbury campus.


The successful candidate will be able to manage the police constable apprenticeship degree ensuring key milestones are met. The candidate will need to be able to represent the university externally in a credible and professional manner, liaising with stakeholders (including forces seeking to operate a degree apprenticeship) as required. A strong understanding of policing and police education/training is required along with an ability to teach policing topics from the current undergraduate policing programme.

The successful candidate will also be required to contribute to the day-to-day support of our students through supervision and personal tutoring. The candidate will need to carry out research and knowledge exchange activities within the Policing team.

Informal enquiries to Graham Hooper, Director of Policing email:

Additional Information

Closing date for applications: 30 August 2017
Interviews are to be held: 11 September 2017

To apply online, please click the ‘Apply for this job’ button below. To gain further details about this post please visit our Vacancies page:

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number SAS0864. Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

No agencies, thank you.

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