Lecturer A/B in Criminology

University of Surrey - Department of Sociology

The University of Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. Inventive and forward-thinking, its heritage shows a recurring theme of going its own way, doing things differently – and achieving notable results. The University of Surrey was awarded Gold status in the recent Teaching Excellence Framework for 2017, coming third out of over a hundred universities nationwide. We have also performed exceptionally in all major league tables for UK universities in the past year. We were incredibly proud to have been named University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. We are in tenth place in the Guardian University Guide for 2018 and 13th in the Complete University Guide 2018. 

The University is seeking applications for a Lectureship in Criminology in the Department of Sociology. You should hold a relevant doctoral degree or have submitted your thesis. You will have a developing profile of high-quality publications, some experience of teaching criminology in higher education and the ability to make a substantial contribution to courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. You should be willing to teach across programmes in the areas of criminology and sociology.

You should also be able to make a strong contribution to at least one of the Department’s research groups: Developments in Methodology; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Identities, Diversities and the Life Course; Media, Culture and Communication; and Science, Environment and Technologies. Applicants are also welcome who can contribute to one of the three research centres based in the Department: the Centre for Research in Social Simulation; the Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender; and the Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis project (CAQDAS).

Further details about the Department are available at: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/department-sociology. For informal inquiries please contact the Head of Department, Professor Jon Garland (j.garland@surrey.ac.uk).

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