Lecturer in Policing

University College London - Department of Security and Crime Science

Applications are invited for a Lecturer to contribute to the Department’s developing programme of research and teaching in policing.

The appointee will be expected to undertake high quality research within their own specialist area of interest that will contribute to the research standing and culture of the Department.

Possible research areas include, but are not limited to: police governance and accountability; police management; police-community relations; policing for crime reduction; policing organised/transnational crime; and investigative practices. We do not specify a preference for any particular area of policing, but experience conducting research that feeds into to professional practice and/or policy-making will be an advantage.

This post is open-ended.

Candidates must have a significant track record of high quality publications and a demonstrated ability to attract research funds. Experience in conducting research that feeds into professional practice and policy-making will be an advantage. The successful candidates will have a PhD (or near completion) in a relevant social, physical or life science (e.g., psychology, geography, criminology, economics, mathematics, political science, computer science). For appointment at Grade 8 you will be required to show a significant track record in acquiring research funding and significant successful experience of teaching at a university level.     

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Informal enquiries relating to the post may be addressed to Professor Richard Wortley at the UCL Department of Security and Crime Science, e: r.wortley@ucl.ac.uk  t: 020 3108 3112.

For any enquiries relating to the application process please contact Kati Carter t: 020 3108 3121 e: k.carter@ucl.ac.uk  

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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