Lecturer in Criminology

Job Overview

Milton Keynes, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
4 months ago

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Job Description

The Open University - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Location:Milton Keynes
Salary:£36,914 to £40,322
Hours:Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type:Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On:23rd July 2020
Closes:14th September 2020


Terms: Fixed Term – 2 years, Full Time (This post is advertised as a full-time position. However, part time hours to a minimum of 30 hours per week could be considered where a case for effective time management can be made)

Closing Date: 14 September, 2020 - 12:00

Change your career, change lives

The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The role

Do you want to be part of a vibrant team of criminologists?

Do you want to work as part of a team, conducting innovative research and working at the forefront of teaching and learning in criminology?

We welcome applicants with any area of expertise in crime, harm or criminalisation.  A PhD or near PhD completion is essential. The role is designed for inexperienced or newly qualified Lecturers and will involve contributing to the development of new Criminology curriculum in the Department of Social Policy and Criminology within the School of Social Sciences and Global Studies. You will be joining an expanding subject area in terms of curriculum, student numbers and overall contribution to the School, Faculty and University. Please visit our discipline page for more information on the Department of Social Policy and Criminology http://fass.open.ac.uk/social-policy-criminology

The duties of the role will include:

  • Contributing to the Teaching and Learning Criminology and Inter-disciplinary areas.
  • Being involved in the department’s research and REF submission.
  • Carrying out departmental business as directed by the Head of Department.

What you get in return

Benefits include a supportive and friendly working environment, 33 days holiday per annum pro rata plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days and an attractive pension proposition.

Closing date:  Noon on 14 September 2020.

Interview date: 22 October 2020.

How to apply

For further information on how to apply please visit the posting on the OU Jobs page


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