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Senior Lecturer in Criminology

London South Bank University - School of Law and Social Sciences

Location: London
Salary: £45,684 to £53,831 per annum, includes London weighting.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th September 2021
Closes: 26th September 2021
Job Ref: REQ6336

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Criminology. Applicants should have completed a PhD in Criminology or related area of research and have supervised PhD students to successful completion. As a lecturer, you will carry out research, teaching and academic management within the Division and contribute to academic leadership in the field of Criminology. The successful candidate will be flexible and willing to teach on a number of undergraduate Criminology modules, including Social Justice in Action and Contemporary Criminology. They should also be able to teach criminological perspectives from the Global South and/or masculinities, and teach on the Black Studies pathway.

The appointee will be expected to demonstrate an approach to teaching and research that is inclusive of diverse experiences and an ability to work productively as part of a team.

As a research active academic, you will maintain a strong research and publication record and contribute to the research activities of the Division, in particular in the Crime and Justice Research Group. You will show research expertise in at least one of the areas mentioned above, demonstrated preferably by publications in peer-reviewed journals. The successful candidate might also have interests covered by the other research groups in the School of Law and Social Sciences - Race, Gender and Sexualities, Sustainability, Space and Place, Tourism and Social Justice, Education and Social Justice, Critical Disability Studies.

About the division
The Division of Social Sciences comprises a team of research-active teaching staff dedicated to helping students to achieve their full potential and to realise their career aspirations informed by the division’s commitments to social justice and global responsibility. These commitments underpin all our degrees, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and contribute to the development of students’ academic skills and knowledge, as well as their engagement as active and critical citizens. All our undergraduate degrees encourage and support students to undertake a work placement and volunteering opportunities.

The Division of Social Sciences covers research and teaching across Criminology, History, International Relations, Politics and Sociology and while you may have a primary academic identity in Criminology, you should be able to work with the division as a whole in matters like supervision of dissertations, organising research seminars, and occasionally contributing to lectures in modules for degrees other than Criminology. Our teaching and degrees are enriched by cross-disciplinarity, and it is expected that the successful candidate will share this enthusiasm to teach across disciplines.

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