Associate Professorship in Criminology

University of Oxford - Centre for Criminology, Faculty of Law in association with Green Templeton College

The Faculty of Law and Green Templeton College invite suitably qualified candidates to apply for the post of Associate Professor in Criminology in the Centre for Criminology, Oxford. The person appointed will be expected to engage in advanced study and research in a substantive area of Criminology using quantitative methods, and to give high-quality seminars, classes, supervision, lectures, and tutorials, at both undergraduate and graduate level. In particular, the postholder will be responsible for delivering instruction in quantitative research methods at the Centre for Criminology and in the wider Law faculty.

Applicants must hold a doctorate in a relevant social science subject, have relevant teaching experience, have conducted and published empirical research using quantitative methods, be able to develop course materials and research proposals, have a research record of international standing, and have the potential to secure external research funding. The full selection criteria in the Further Particulars should be consulted before applying.

Associate professors who are awarded the title of full professor may receive from the University an additional salary payment of £2,700 p.a.

Queries about the application process should be addressed to the Personnel Officer in the Law Faculty, Emma Gascoigne, email: or tel: 01865 281622. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence and will not form part of the selection decision.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 26 January 2018. Interviews are to be held on Friday 9 March 2018.

The College and the University are Equal Opportunity Employers. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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