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Principal Lecturer in Criminology / Principal Lecturer in Criminology (Teaching) and Head of Department (Department of Violence Prevention, Forensic Psychology and Criminology)

University of Worcester - School of Psychology

Location: Worcester
Salary: £51,034 to £59,135
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 3rd September 2019
Closes: 3rd October 2019
Job Ref: SP1904-4073

We are seeking to appoint a Principal Lecturer (Academic) or Principal Lecturer (Teaching) in Criminology with teaching and/or professional practice experience in any area of Criminology.  

The successful applicant will be appointed to the substantive post of Principal Lecturer (Academic) or Principal Lecturer (Teaching) and will be allocated the role of Head of Department on a 0.5FTE basis (3-years in the first instance). Part of the role will involve the successful applicant acting as a course leader in Criminology, and as a personal academic tutor (PAT), and research project supervisor. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from applicants with course leader and/or line management experience.  

is an exciting time for an experienced and student-focussed Criminologist to join the School of Psychology and the newly created Department of Violence Prevention, Forensic Psychology and Criminology. Violence prevention, Forensic Psychology and Criminology have a long-standing tradition at the University, and interdisciplinarity lies at the heart of our newest department. We are looking to appoint an ambitious Criminologist who can provide strong leadership to Department staff and courses in Criminology, whilst working as an active member of the School Management Team to deliver the School strategic and operational delivery plan. 

For an informal discussion with either Dr Tim Jones, Head of School, please contact Nicole Russell (PA to Head of School) on 01905 855282 or

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