|Salary:||£41,931 to £54,421 Per Annum|
|Placed On:||21st March 2023|
|Closes:||3rd April 2023|
Full time (35 hours)
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Criminology team at Newman University. Based within the Department of Social Science, Sport & Business, you will play a key role in the delivery of the undergraduate and post graduate criminology courses, as well as contributing to research and public engagement activities.
The Criminology area is committed to a critical pedagogy based on the university’s student-centred approach and seeks to build on our critical criminological perspectives and to strengthen the research culture within the department.
You will need to be able to teach across the criminology curriculum and contribute to developing the work placement, which is a core element of our programme. You will welcome working with a diverse group of students, many of whom are from under-represented and disadvantaged groups and entered university from non-traditional routes or are first-to-HE.
Newman is values driven institution, committed to delivering a personalised student experience through interactive learning and a pedagogy of partnership, to promote ethical concern for and a commitment to social justice.
Key Duties of the Role
You will design, plan and deliver innovative and engaging teaching and learning activity, select appropriate methods of assessment and feed back to learners, supervise student projects and support students.
In addition, you will enhance the scholarly reputation of Criminology as a discipline by contributing to developing expertise and knowledge, supporting Departmental, Faculty and institutional initiatives and will be undertake the role of Course Leader as needed.
A full list of key responsibilities and main duties can be found within the job pack (job description person specification).
Skills and Qualifications Required
You will hold a doctoral level degree or be currently undertaking this and be near completion, have a relevant undergraduate degree in Criminology, and Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, coupled with a demonstrable research profile commensurate with your career-stage.
You will have experience of teaching and of leading at least one core Criminology undergraduate module, and of teaching at postgraduate level. You must demonstrate experience of contributing to designing and planning learning activities and developing effective learning environments. You will have a clear understanding of student learning and the relevant pedagogic approaches as well mechanisms for student support and guidance.
You may, on occasion, be required to work during the evening / weekends.
Successful candidates will be expected to take up their post as soon as possible.
Informal enquiries about this opportunity are very welcome. Please contact Dr Karen Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org, to discuss the role further.
An application form and further details about this role are available from: newman.ac.uk/jobs or alternatively please e-mail: email@example.com
Closing date for applications: Monday 3rd April 2023
Interview date to be confirmed
Newman University offers a wide range of staff benefits including 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time posts), pension scheme, chaplaincy and spiritual care, library services, free on-site parking, discounted travel scheme, cycle to work scheme, employee assistance programme, occupational health and counselling services and staff development opportunities. Further details of the full range of staff benefits available can be found on our website: https://www.newman.ac.uk/knowledge-base/staff-benefits/ or please contact the Human Resources Department.
Newman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Newman University is located on Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3NT.
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