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Lecturer in Criminology

Victoria University of Wellington - School of Social and Cultural Studies

Location: Wellington - New Zealand
Salary: NZ$75,456 to NZ$90,157
£40,006.77 to £47,801.24 converted salary* per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 6th March 2019
Closes: 1st April 2019
Job Ref: 2726

Wellington, New Zealand

The School of Social and Cultural Studies at Victoria University of Wellington invites applications for a Lecturer in Criminology, to begin in July 2019. The appointee will have the opportunity to contribute to the vibrant Institute of Criminology at Victoria, and to other academic, practitioner and policy-making communities in Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand.

The Institute of Criminology aims to appoint a early-career scholar who complements the current staff's expertise and who can contribute to our excellent teaching and research profile. The appointee will develop new courses for our Criminology programme and also contribute to teaching on our core courses. In particular, the teaching responsibilities of this post will include contributing to the co-ordination of the 100-level course 'Introduction to Criminology', plus development and delivery of the 200-level course 'Current Issues in Criminology'. There will also be the opportunity for the candidate to design specialised courses in their field of expertise.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Criminology or closely related field, a record of scholarly productivity, and the capacity to supervise postgraduate students.

Applications should include a letter of interest addressing teaching and research goals and a curriculum vitae with the name of three referees.

For further information on the position contact Professor Brigitte Bonisch-Brednich, Head of School (

Please complete the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter by attachment at

Applications close on Monday, 1 April 2019 (NZ time).

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

For more information and to apply online visit

Reference 2726.

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