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Teaching Fellow in Criminology

University of Leicester - Department of Criminology

Location: Leicester
Salary: £34,804 to £40,322 per annum (Grade 7)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st November 2019
Closes: 30th November 2019
Job Ref: 1556

Full time, fixed term contract for 9 months or upon the return of the post holder, whichever sooner (maternity cover)

About the role

You will undertake teaching, marking and supervision on behalf of the School of Criminology. Your main role will be to support the delivery of modules on our campus-based suite of programmes in a manner commensurate with our commitment to providing an outstanding student experience. You will also work closely with our student body and with academic colleagues to support the continued success of the School’s teaching programmes.

Leicester is one of the very few universities in the country which is dedicated to teaching and researching criminology.

Our students benefit from learning in an environment that is home to some of the UK's leading criminologists. We are a first point of contact for journalists needing information and advice on crime issues, and are regularly called upon by national and local governments to assist with policy development. We are committed to offering learning experiences that are challenging, richly supported and engaging, and to conducting research that is innovative and transformative.

We are a research-intensive, multi-disciplinary community of criminologists who shape international policy and scholarship. For more than thirty years we have demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, enterprise and training.

About you

With a PhD in Criminology, you will have a good knowledge across a range of criminological topics. You will have the motivation to provide our students with the best experience possible, offering quality learning support in a variety of group sizes. You will have the ability to effectively plan your own work whilst providing support to the wider team.

Additional information

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Neil Chakraborti on

We anticipate that interviews will take place during week commencing 9 December 2019.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. Our strength is built on the talent of our scholars, drawn to us by a mutual passion for discovery. We seek to embed an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit into our research culture, and to create an environment in which both disciplinary excellence and interdisciplinarity thrive.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here. 

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