Lecturer A/B in Criminology

We are seeking to appoint two outstanding and enthusiastic scholars to join a School committed to theoretically-informed, critical and multidisciplinary research and teaching. The School of Law enjoys an internationally recognised research profile and has grown significantly in recent years, including a successful expansion of our Criminology and Criminal Justice provision. The successful candidate(s) will be required to contribute to the School’s Criminology programmes, including the BSc Criminology and Criminal Justice; Criminology Certificate of Higher Education; LLM/MA in Criminal Law & Criminal Justice and our new MSc in Global Criminology. Candidates must be able to teach at least one of the core modules on the BSc and/or Certificate programmes (including Understanding Crime; Criminal Justice Process; Sociology of Crime; or Research Methods). We would particularly welcome applications from those with research expertise in the following areas: Critical Policing Studies; Transnational Crime and Comparative Criminology; Cultural Criminology; State Crime; Crimes of War; Surveillance Studies; Race, Ethnicity and Criminal Justice; Migration & Border Criminologies; Critical Victimology Studies; Sentencing; Dispute Resolution; Youth Justice.

Candidates should have completed or be near to completion of a PhD (or equivalent qualification), and show evidence of published research or exceptional potential. All academic staff within the School of Law are required (subject to assigned duties) to contribute to teaching, scholarship, and published research relating to both undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes.

The successful candidate in the Lecturer B position will expected to take on the role of Deputy Director of the Criminology Certificate of Higher Education Programme.

Position Lecturer A/B in Criminology
University Birkbeck College, University of London
City London
Posted On 2015-05-22
Application Closes 2015-06-21
Contact Person Dr Sarah Lamble
Additional Details Birkbeck is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all candidates irrespective of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. Birkbeck is a member of the ‘positive about disability’ two ticks scheme and guarantees to interview all candidates who meet the essential criteria for the post.