Senior Research Fellow in Criminiology

The University of Edinburgh - College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences - Law

Applications are invited for a Senior Research Fellow in Criminology to join the Understanding Inequalities research project. This project aims to create an ambitious and innovative programme of research to explore the causes and policy implications of social inequalities on Scottish society and to compare these with other countries.

The post will be based in the School of Law at the University of Edinburgh, although the successful candidate will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of academics from ten collaborating Universities and Research Organisations in the UK and abroad.  

Edinburgh Law School is committed to the fair and equal treatment of all its employees. In 2017 the School was granted an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of its promotion of diversity and gender equality among staff and students.

The candidate should have experience of planning and delivering a programme of research focused on crime inequalities; with advanced quantitative methods skills and experience of modelling a range of secondary and administrative datasets; demonstrated success in developing and applying theory and delivering published research outputs; with excellent communication skills who can present complex research findings to a technical audience and also translate these findings into language more suitable for a policy or practitioner

We welcome applications from everyone regardless of gender or ethnic group. We particularly encourage applications from women and members of ethnic minorities, who are currently under-represented in posts at this level. All appointments will be made on merit.

This is a full time, 35 hours, fixed term post.

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) 10th January 2018.

Interviews to be held in w/c 22nd January, with a start date of 1st April 2018.

Vacancy Ref:042337

Closing Date:17-JAN-2018  at 5pm GMT

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