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Head of Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Nottingham Trent University - College of Business Law & Social Sciences - School of Social Sciences

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £68,530 to £74,056 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th January 2020
Closes: 5th February 2020
Job Ref: 07181

Job reference: 07181

Location: City Site

Closing date: 05/02/2020

Salary: Head of Department (£68,530 - £74,056 p.a.)

Nottingham Trent University’s strategic vision is focused on ‘Creating the University of the Future’, transforming the lives of our students and through them world in which we live. The University’s School of Social Sciences is making significant investment in academic talent across research, teaching and business engagement. Leading higher education in the UK faces opportunities and challenges. This role within the School reflects our very strong provision in this area and the significant role we play in the region and beyond.  The role provides an opportunity to play a major part in ensuring the School leads the way in this changing landscape. This leadership opportunity will give you the platform to transform the future of our students, our partners, and our research.

We have achieved TEF Gold in recognition of our outstanding learning and teaching, awarded University of the Year by the Times Higher Education, named The Times, Sunday Times Modern University of the Year and Guardian University of the Year. Additionally we are now, for the first time, a top 20 University in the UK Guardian University Guide. Join us at this exciting time to develop, lead and inspire research activities that further enhances the profile of our School and the University.

At NTU, we recognize that our greatest strengths lie in the energy, expertise, and experience that our colleagues bring.  We are therefore seeking to appoint a Head of Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice with experience of senior leadership and management. You will provide strategic leadership in the areas of teaching and learning, research, student experience and external engagement.  We are therefore seeking an enthusiastic academic who has experience in both the HEI and practice settings at a senior strategic level.

Closing date: 5 February 2020

Interviews: 28 February 2020

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Kathie Moore, Dean of School of Social Sciences via email:

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship cannot be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EEA applicant is available due to the UK Visas & Immigration requirements. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website


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