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Lecturer in Criminology

De Montfort University - Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Location: Leicester
Salary: £34,189 to £37,345
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 31st July 2019
Closes: 1st September 2019
Job Ref: H-60814392-05

Build your career, join De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester as a Lecturer in Criminology.

DMU is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

The Division of Community and Criminal Justice is one of four divisions within the School of Applied Social Sciences. The Division delivers programmes in Criminology, Policing, Criminal Investigation and Community Justice (Probation Officer training). It has a longstanding research profile and staff are involved in a wide range of research work and activity including on risk and European probation laws. This is an exciting opportunity for a probation professional to work in a supported and collegiate environment with opportunities for further study and research.


As a Lecturer in Criminology in the Division of Community and Criminal Justice, you role will include both teaching and research duties on our undergraduate criminology programmes. Typically, your teaching duties will include preparation and delivery of lectures and seminars, supervision of final year projects, contributing to the personal tutoring scheme, and the devising and marking of assessments. You will be expected to be research active in Criminology and contribute to work of the Research Institute in Criminology, Community, Education and Social Justice.

Ideal Candidate

You will hold a PhD in Criminology or a relevant discipline. We would particularly welcome applications from those with specialisms in Victimology and/or Criminological Theory. You will be familiar with delivering teaching and learning within a higher education setting. You will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the University community. You will share DMU’s passion to provide an outstanding and inclusive experience for all of its students.

Interview date: Wednesday 11 September 2019

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