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Lecturer in Criminology

University of Worcester - Violence Prevention, Forensic Psychology and Criminology

Location: Worcester
Salary: £34,304 to £38,587
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 8th November 2021
Job Ref: SP2112

Location: St John’s Campus

Interview Date:   Thursday 18 November 2021

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Teaching) to join our Criminology team. Full time, Part time and Job Share considered. The successful applicant will form part of an enthusiastic and motivated team delivering the BA Criminology Programmes which include collaborative provision with Law, Policing, Forensic Psychology and Sociology. We aim to ensure that our Criminology students are offered an outstanding student experience, and the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a commitment to contribute to this aspiration in a very practical and positive way.

Criminology at Worcester sits within the School of Psychology. The School comprises two departments; Violence Prevention, Trauma and Criminology, and Performance, Health and Wellbeing. We are a forward-thinking, creative community dedicated to personal growth and continuing professional development in the fields of criminology and psychology. This role sits within the department of Violence Prevention, Trauma and Criminology. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with a collegiate and supportive team of colleagues in our teaching of Criminology. Further information about our staff profiles and research areas show our depth and breadth of experience and expertise. Our school holds strong values of professionalism, respect and inclusivity and we are looking for a colleague who shares our vision and values to join us and contribute to our-going success.

Importantly, successful applicants will be confident and competent in teaching across a range of topics and levels within Criminology. The successful applicant will also act as a personal academic tutor (PAT) and dissertation supervisor to students.

Your teaching approach will be flexible, student-centred and research or practice-inspired. You will join a growing team with a strong sense of purpose and a firm commitment to making a difference. As the role will also require you to develop and maintain productive relationships with stakeholders across the university and wider community, you will need a high level of inter-personal skill.

Informal queries in relation to this vacancy are welcome and should be directed to Dr Helen Scott, Deputy Head of School, by emailing

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