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Departmental Lecturer in Criminology

University of Oxford - Centre for Criminology

Location: Oxford
Salary: £32,236 to £39,609 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 25th July 2019
Closes: 22nd August 2019
Job Ref: 141928

Centre for Criminology, St Cross Building, St Cross Road, Oxford 

Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a. 

The Centre for Criminology is looking to appoint a suitably qualified early career academic to a 12-month Departmental Lectureship in Criminology. The postholder will be expected to teach and assess on the MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice and on the 3rd year undergraduate law option in Criminology and Criminal Justice. The Departmental Lecturer will work under the supervision of the Director of the Centre for Criminology, Professor Mary Bosworth and mentorship of Dr Rachel Condry, the Assistant Director. 

The postholder will be required to plan and provide teaching for the FHS in Criminology and Criminal Justice and some of the Centre’s MSc options;  to undertake research in the areas in which they have expertise and disseminate the outcome of their research by publication of articles, books, or other appropriate materials; to plan and develop reading lists and course materials and supervise MSc students in Criminology. 

Applicants must have excellent knowledge and understanding of criminology and criminal justice, acquired through academic study and/or legal practice; hold, or be hearing completion of a relevant PhD/DPhil in Law/Criminology; demonstrated capacity to make a substantial and significant contribution to research, and for publication of the outcome of research, in criminology and the ability to give excellent lectures and classes within the field of appointment. 

The post is full-time and fixed-term for 12 months.

 The post is based in the Centre for Criminology, Faculty of Law, St Cross Building, St Cross Road, Oxford, OX1 3UL 

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Angela Patterson, Criminology Centre Administrator, tel.:01865 274448; email:

Enquiries about the application process should be addressed to the Faculty Personnel Officer, using the contact details below. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence; they will not form part of the selection decision. 

Applications, written work and references must be submitted by 12.00 noon on Thursday 22 August 2019.  Interviews will take place on Thursday 5 September 2019. 

Closing Date: 22-AUG-2019 12:00

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