Lecturer (Academic) of Criminology

Bournemouth University - Faculty of Health & Social Sciences

At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community.

The Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (HSS) is central to this vision. As a Lecturer of Criminology you will deliver high academic standards through a fusion of excellent education, informed by a credible and developing research profile and through professional engagement.

You will help raise the national and international profile of the Faculty and our social science provision in the area of criminology, contribute to the growth of the academic community and develop personal areas of scholarship and research expertise. 

You will facilitate teaching and learning across the growing suite of sociology programmes and have especial responsibility for driving forward developments in the sociology of crime. You will have the opportunities to link with academic colleagues across the Faculty and University in taking forward the research and education agenda.

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement. 

For further information and discussion or the opportunity for an informal visit, please contact by email Professor Sam Porter at porters@bournemouth.ac.uk

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961133 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference (HSS120)

BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking. We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.

Closing Date: (Midnight) Monday 28 August 2017

Interview Date: TBC

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