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Lecturer in Criminology (Fixed Term)
Ref. 50052887

£44,611 - £49,433 per annum (Incl. LWA)

School of Social Sciences

Central London

There are three posts available, which are full time working 35 hours per week, and fixed term maternity leave covers from September 2023 until August 2024. 

Criminology is an important and growing part of the School of Social Sciences, which is situated in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. We are based in our Regent Campus at the heart of the West End in Central London.

We pride ourselves on academic provision that is respectful of students’ different interests and needs, and on our advanced theoretical and empirical teaching and research in the broad field of Criminology. We offer research-informed teaching on our popular undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and we work closely with our colleagues in Sociology, Psychology, and Politics and International Relations.

We are looking for outstanding candidates who will provide excellent teaching across the wider discipline of Criminology, working with the existing team and supporting students from a diverse range of backgrounds. Whilst we welcome applications from candidates who can teach across a wide range of Criminology modules, we would particularly welcome those with experience of teaching modules relating to Justice & Human Rights, Gender & Crime, or Media & Crime. The successful applicants will support our purpose of being progressive, compassionate, responsible, diverse and inclusive, and will be part of a collegial team that works closely together. We expect them to be proactive and effective team-players.

The main duties and responsibilities associated with the posts are active engagement in teaching and student support. Candidates will have a proven record of successful teaching and effective student support. They will possess sufficient breadth and depth of specialist knowledge to be able to deliver high-quality support to the established teaching programmes in Criminology. 

We have a serious commitment to enhancing student experience and learning, and to having a diverse staff body. 

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below. 

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders. 

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on 15 June 2023
Interviews are likely to be held on: 4 July 2023

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