Senior Lecturer in Criminology
De Montfort University - Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
United Kingdom

Build your career, join De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester as a Senior Lecturer in Criminology.

DMU is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

The Division of Community and Criminal Justice is one of four divisions within the School of Applied Social Sciences. The Division delivers programmes in Criminology, Policing, Criminal Investigation and Community Justice (Probation Officer training). It has a longstanding research profile and staff are involved in a wide range of research work and activity including on risk and European probation laws. This is an exciting opportunity for a probation professional to work in a supported and collegiate environment with opportunities for further study and research.


We are looking to recruit a Senior Lecturer in Criminology in the Division of Community and Criminal Justice. The role will include both teaching and research duties on our undergraduate criminology programmes. Typically, your teaching duties will include preparation and delivery of lectures and seminars, supervision of final year projects, contributing to the personal tutoring scheme, and the devising and marking of assessments. You will be expected to be research active in Criminology producing high quality publications suitable for a strong REF2021 submission to UoA20.

Ideal Candidate

You will hold a PhD in Criminology or a relevant discipline. We are looking for you to have expertise in quantitative research methods. You will be familiar with delivering teaching and learning within a higher education setting. You will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the University community. You will share DMU's passion to provide an outstanding and inclusive experience for all of its students.

Planned interview date: Wednesday 11 September 2019


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