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Lecturer - Grade 7/8 - 5 Posts

University of Liverpool - Department of Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology

Location: Liverpool
Salary: £34,188 to £51,630 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th April 2019
Closes: 7th May 2019
Job Ref: 011527

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

School of Law & Social Justice

We are seeking to recruit up to 4 Lecturers in Criminology/Criminal Justice and a further 1 Lecturer post in either Sociology, Criminology or Social Policy.

These posts are open to candidates with evidenced potential, or an established, track record of research excellence and substantive, considered, plans for developing their research profile into the future. We are interested in applications from different areas of academic focus but are particularly interested in people with a good fit with our current research strengths that will also strengthen our teaching of criminology, criminal justice, sociology or social policy. Experience of teaching, or the capacity to teach quantitative methods is also desirable for at least one of the posts.

We make an exceptional contribution to research training for students at the University and in the wider North West region and we welcome applications from candidates with good research skills who can lead or contribute to methods teaching at undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research levels. You will share our commitment to the student experience at the University of Liverpool, in particular, through excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and doctoral supervision and training. The Department is committed to nurturing and supporting research leadership; you will distinguish yourself through your potential to play a central role in departmental life.

The University of Liverpool hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to the principles of Athena SWAN and values equity and diversity. We strive to ensure our workforce is representative of broader society and actively encourage applications from those in underrepresented minority groups, women, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities. We are committed to ensuring support for individuals starting out in their career or returning to academia after a career break for family, caring or health reasons.

You should have a PhD in criminology, criminal justice or a cognate discipline (completed or submitted and awaiting viva).

Interview Dates: 6th/7th June 2019

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