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Lecturer in Policing - Part Time

Wrexham Glyndwr University - Policing

Location: Wrexham
Salary: £35,210 to £38,459 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th February 2019
Closes: 4th March 2019
Job Ref: 1819029-R

Lecturer in Policing 0.7 position - fixed term for three years

Wrexham Glyndwr University is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced individual to contribute to the expanding Policing provision within the Faculty of Social and Life Sciences. Wrexham Glyndwr University is a forward-thinking and student-focused institution that places great emphasis on its quality of learning and teaching and student experience. We are a vibrant and diverse University located in Wrexham, North East Wales.  Our strategic vision sets an ambitious agenda for our future success and growth, which focuses on the delivery of excellence in learning and teaching underpinned by research. The Criminology and Policing area forms a key part of the Faculty of Social and Life Sciences which is a thriving teaching and research environment that is looking to build on its undergraduate and postgraduate student population.

We are looking to appoint a principled, committed and enthusiastic individual who holds a Policing/Criminal Justice related degree to develop and contribute to the provision of high quality teaching and research in Policing. The successful applicant will work with the Programme Team, Partner Agencies (especially North Wales Police and the College of Policing) and other stakeholders to develop and deliver, then ultimately lead, the University’s Professional Policing related provision. We seek to appoint an individual with vision, who can contribute to the programme(s) and to the development and growth of the department. The post holder will need to have a background in Policing and demonstrate current in depth knowledge of the Policing context and Policing Education Qualifications Framework. A requirement of the post is experience of Community Policing and Community Engagement and knowledge of the principles of Evidence Based Policing. 

The post holder will have a commitment to working to a widening participation ethos.

The ability to speak Welsh and offer academic and pastoral support through the medium of Welsh as well as marking and providing feedback in Welsh is desirable for this post.

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications are received. 

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Caroline Hughes on 01978 293451 or 

This post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Wrexham Glyndwr University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates and will ensure applicants will not be discriminated against due to their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The University will make all efforts to meet your access requirements, please contact our Human Resources Team as soon as possible to discuss any adjustments you may need. 

We welcome applications in Welsh and English. Any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

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