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Assistant Professor Criminology

University of Nottingham - Sociology & Social Policy

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £40,927 to £50,296 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th September 2021
Closes: 1st October 2021
Job Ref: SOC374221

Location: University Park

The School of Sociology and Social Policy is a vibrant, diverse, and exciting centre for social science teaching and research. We are a multidisciplinary School covering criminology, sociology, public policy and administration, social policy, and social work. As the School enters a period of growth, we are looking for an enthusiastic scholar to join our growing criminology team. The successful applicant will be expected to make a significant contribution to research and teaching in the School, taking responsibility for the quality of the education we provide, and for identifying new opportunities and sources of funding for research, as well as contributing to high-quality submissions to future assessments of research excellence. They will also play an active role in School operations, for example by taking on a significant academic admin role in relation to research and/or teaching. Teaching on our very popular undergraduate programmes will be an immediate priority.

We welcome applications from candidates with interests in any area of criminology, a commitment to research, and/or a strong background in delivering educational programmes at postgraduate and undergraduate level, along with experience of academic administration. This post is available on a research and teaching basis, at Level 5, Assistant Professor in Criminology.

This role is available on a permanent contract. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours) ; however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered.

People from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply as the School is determined to provide an inclusive environment for staff and students.

At the University of Nottingham, we aim to give you all the support you need to develop and nurture your talent, to help you reach your professional and personal career goals. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have access to a range of benefits, including salary sacrifice options, a generous holiday allowance and attractive pension scheme. We also offer staff membership of our fitness and health facilities and discounts with a large range of retailers and leisure services.  

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Mel Jordan, Discipline Lead for Criminology: (melanie.jordan@nottingham.ac.uk). Applications sent directly to this email will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

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