Senior Lecturer in Criminal Justice/Applied Criminology

Edge Hill University

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School of Law, Criminology & Policing
Location:  Ormskirk

£43,155 to £56,048
per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 09 July 2023
Reference:  EHT2057-0623

We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone. 

About the Role

As Senior Lecturer in Criminal Justice/Applied Criminology, you will contribute to teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, as well as through the development of modules relating to crime analysis and applied criminology.

The School of Law, Criminology and Policing benefits from excellent relationships with law enforcement agencies and you will be expected to contribute to the development and enhancement of relationships with practitioners and other external parties to support the student experience at Edge Hill. The School is ideally located between several large cities with thriving criminal justice sectors, as well as being near to the new National Cyber Force centre in Samlesbury.

You will be expected to contribute to the research activities of the School and meet the requirements for submission to the next Research Excellence Framework and beyond. 

A PhD, or close to completed PhD (or equivalent demonstration of research capability) in criminal justice or a closely-related field, is highly desirable. As part of the role, you will also be expected to explore Knowledge-Exchange activity, where appropriate.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, you may wish to contact: Professor Jay Cullen, Head of Law, Criminology & Politics at [email protected]  

About You

You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience. An established or promising research profile is essential. 

You will enrich our students’ experience through your expertise and subject knowledge as evidenced through your qualifications and background in criminal justice and/or applied criminology. You will contribute to teaching on our new Criminal Justice programme and you will also play a key role in delivering criminal justice and/or applied criminology modules on our innovative MSc courses. We are especially interested to hear from candidates who are able to deliver teaching in quantitative crime analysis.

In return, you will join a forward thinking and dynamic team that pushes the boundaries of curriculum development and research.

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.

Rewards & Benefits

  • A minimum of 48 days annual leave per annum, pro rata (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days) 
  • Access to a range of CPD to support your career development, with three defined pathways for progression.
  • Automatic enrolment into the Teacher’s Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 23.68%
  • Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
  • Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment
  • Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more 

About Us

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Univjobs.

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