Senior Lecturer in Policing
Education & Society - School of Social Sciences
Location: Sunderland Campus
Salary: £40,958 to £51,035 per annum
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week: 37
Closing Date: Thursday 24 June 2021
Further details: Job Description Welcome to the Faculty of Education
The Social Studies team at University of Sunderland seek to welcome a new,
dynamic academic team member. We are a progressive and professional team with
an excellent reputation for providing high quality teaching and learning and
student support, as well as academic leadership underpinned by a sound
The successful applicant will contribute to teaching BSc (Hons) Professional
Policing, BSc (Hons) Criminology and other programmes within the Social
Studies suite at undergraduate and postgraduate, and will take leadership of
an area of academic provision. The successful candidate will have a
significant background in professional practice and once in post will build
upon existing links and forge new ones with local and national police forces.
You will also contribute to the promotion of teaching, research and reach-out
activities and employability across the Faculty of Education and Society,
School of Social Sciences.
The University of Sunderland is in an exciting phase of its development with a
new vision and redefined strategic ambitions designed to take advantage of the
ever-changing higher education landscape at home and overseas. Our strategic
plan 2021 - 2027 capitalises on our long and successful track-record of ‘life
changing' and is ambitious and relevant for a 21st century global University.
You will work within our Social Studies team across a range of modules,
contribute to the wider developments of your specialist area/s and engage in
student support. Contributing to subject teaching and curriculum development
of designated modules and programmes, you will also be able to engage in/with
to the established and developing research culture within the team and the
You will be qualified to doctoral level, or have a significant and developing
research profile in an appropriate and relevant Social Studies area, and will
have a clear research plan which aligns with the interests of the Faculty, the
School and the team. A teaching qualification and/ or HEA fellowship are also
desirable. If you hold the skills, qualifications and experience we are
looking for, we would love to hear from you.
If you wish to discuss this post please contact: Dr Donna Peacock, Team
Leader, Social Studies on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that this vacancy is also being advertised to staff eligible
for redeployment via the University redeployment portal. Applicants who are
eligible for redeployment will be interviewed before any other external
candidates are considered.
Please note that this role is eligible for the Skilled Worker Route in
accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System. Should you
require further information, please visit the Home Office website
The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer,
treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit.
However we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic
candidates as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at
this level/in this area.