Lecturer in Criminology and Policing

Anglia Ruskin University
February 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099
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Teaching, Research & Scholarship

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Full time

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Faculty of Arts, Humanities, Education & Social Sciences

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  • Job Description Person Specification (PDF, 87.49kb)

  • Expectations of Academics (PDF, 161.69kb)

  • About ARU:

    ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. ARU holds a Gold award for the quality of its education, awarded through the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). ARU's research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK's Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world leading. We are the largest provider of Nursing, Midwifery, Health and Social Care students in the East of England, and we are also among the UK's leading universities for degree apprenticeship provision, working with hundreds of employers across the UK.

    About the Role:

    Our Faculty of Arts, Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences provides cutting-edge teaching, research and consultancy across a broad spectrum of practice-based and theoretical disciplines. We are committed to the mutual importance of teaching, research and innovation, and have shaped our curriculum to ensure that traditional disciplines retain a clear, academic identity that translates effectively into courses with professional relevance.

    We are seeking a committed Lecturer in Criminology and Policing to join our thriving Criminology and Policing course group, which recruits at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We seek an ambitious colleague who is enthusiastic about excellent teaching, research and innovation, and will make a full and collegiate contribution to our student experience. With a research profile commensurate with the stage of your career, you will make a substantial contribution to the thriving research profile of the group, including income generation and the supervision of research students.

    With a PhD or Professional Doctorate, or near completion, you will have proven experience in teaching at HE levels and/or relevant practitioner experience. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills and be IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office. You will have the ability to work co-operatively and as part of a team. You will be enthusiastic and have a flexible approach.

    We particularly welcome those with interests and expertise from any area of Policing and Criminology, but particularly in any of the following areas:

  • Gender-based Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, or Violence Against Women and Girls
  • Comparative Criminology or Global Criminology
  • Transnational Crime or Organised Crime
  • Quantitative Methods or Digital Methods
  • Cultural Criminology
  • Green Criminology
  • Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, and/ or
  • Distance Learning or Continuing Professional Development provision
  • For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Christian Kemp, Deputy Head of School, [email protected]

    Find out more about working with us.

    We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that ARU will carry out online searches as part of the due diligence on short listed candidates.

    We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

    Guidance Notes:

    For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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