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Lecturer in Criminology & Investigative Psychology

Kingston University - Department of Criminology and Sociology

Location: Kingston upon Thames
Salary: £39,343 to £42,751 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th October 2019
Closes: 23rd November 2019
Job Ref: 401859
 

The Role

This is a career-defining opportunity within the Department of Criminology and Sociology.  The Department has an outstanding record for postgraduate and undergraduate teaching, and engaging in research of international excellence.  You’ll join a close-knit group of academics who are behind a varied programme of research-led teaching, workshops, seminars and forward-thinking studies that place inclusivity at the heart of the learning and teaching experience.

You will plan, deliver and assess a range of modules on the criminology and forensic psychology programmes, using a variety of technologies and approaches to deliver a vibrant education to your students that can be translated into real-world skills. You will also provide pastoral support to students and follow their progress as they move through the degree programme.

Research is, naturally, a key part of our make-up and you’ll supervise research students and undertake your own research challenges, seeing projects through their entire lifecycle – from developing proposals to producing outputs ripe for publication. Our recent research projects have been in the areas of prisoner education and resettlement; sexual violence, human trafficking and transphobic hate crime, to name a few. You will also be involved in the work of the Centre for Research on Communities, Identity and Difference (CResCID), and contribute to the overall research environment of the School.

The Person

You’ll be near completing or hold a doctorate in criminology, investigative psychology or a related discipline. (Exceptionally, we will consider candidates with a relevant postgraduate professional qualification and extensive practitioner experience.)  You will bring with you a recognised teaching or learning qualification or complete UKPSF recognition before the end of your probation period.

You will be passionate about criminology and investigative psychology, keen to work across disciplines and to develop our programmes.   Ideally, you will be able to engage students in quantitative methods.

The Faculty

The School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences offers a range of courses in politics, economics, human rights, international relations, law, psychology and criminology. Globally admired for their human rights, religion and immigration expertise, staff are genuinely enterprising and international in their approach and flexible in meeting the evolving demands of the wider world.

Further information

This is a full-time, permanent position with a starting salary of £39,343 per annum. 

Interviews will be held on Friday 6 December 2019.

If you require further information about this role, please contact  Sylvia, Collins-Mayo, Head of Department of Criminology & Sociology.

Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and holistic support for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors. We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme. 

To apply click on ‘Apply for this job’. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email jobs@kingston.ac.uk or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

   
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