Lecturer in Criminology

Edge Hill University

United Kingdom

July 29, 2021


Lecturer in Criminology Law & Criminology Location: Ormskirk

Salary: £34,804 to £39,152 per annum Fixed Term to 28/02/2022 Post Type: Full Time Closing Date: Thursday 29 July 2021 Reference: EHT0004B-0721

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together.

About You

We are looking for individuals who are able make a significant contribution to our Criminology programmes, with significant teaching experience on undergraduate Criminology courses. We are also seeking someone with experience of conducting research or engaging in research related activities.

You will be a team player with excellent communication skills and a commitment to supporting students and enhancing student employability. You will be an enthusiastic self-starter, who has the ability to work well independently with a hard-working approach.

About the Role

This role provides the opportunity to become a member of an ambitious research-led multi-disciplinary department. The posts arise from our wish to strengthen and further develop our research and teaching capacity to support the delivery of our undergraduate degrees in Criminology.

You will specifically be required contribute to the delivery of our modules on Criminology and the Modern World, Criminological Theory, Crime, Law and Society and be willing to contribute to teaching on other areas of our optional curriculum, depending on their areas of expertise and experience. For example, we would particularly welcome candidates who could teach on our modules on Violence and Gender, Justice, Rights and the State, the Politics of Policing and Imprisonment.

You will also be expected to contribute to the research activities of one of our Research Units and meet the qualitative and qualitative requirements for submission to the next Research Excellence exercise in 2027 and beyond.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year' award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Professor George Talbot atTalbotg@edgehill.ac.uk

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification

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