Lecturer in Criminology (Fixed Term)

43 414 £
Date Placed 11 January


We are seeking a Lecturer to help support the delivery of our BSc Criminology, especially our core units on practice, policy, theory and concepts.

About the role 

The role will involve unit convening duties, lecturing, setting and marking assessment, and may include some supervision and/or tutoring responsibilities. 

You will join a committed team of criminology staff and be provided with the full range of departmental support for teaching and research. The BSc Criminology is part of our wider suite of undergraduate degrees, which also includes programmes in Sociology, Social Policy, Social Sciences, and International Development. You will be joining a distinctively interdisciplinary learning and research environment.

This role is offered on a full time (36.5 hours per week) fixed term basis with an expected end date of 31/07/2023. 

The Department of Social and Policy Sciences is committed to supporting excellence in research and teaching. 

For informal discussions about the role please contact Dr Sarah Moore (Head of Department) on s.moore2@bath.ac.uk or Dr Oliver Walton (Director of Teaching) on oew20@bath.ac.uk

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. 

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;

generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;

an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 

a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.

a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for. Please visit the following webpages for more information:

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Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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Update to our application process

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.
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