Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences

Northumbria University is seeking to appoint outstanding scholars of Criminology and Criminal Justice to join our team. Criminology at Northumbria continues to grow, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels including with the development of BSc Policing and Police Constable Degree Apprenticeships for Northumbria Police.

Criminology at Northumbria includes world-leading researchers concerned with policing and criminal justice; social harm; environmental crime and victimology. We are particularly interested in scholars with interests in the broad field of policing and concerned with issues such as police occupational cultures, the professionalisation of policing and models and styles of policing; however, we welcome applications from any criminologist who will expand and complement our expertise.

You will have outstanding research outputs and clear research plans for the future including around grant capture. You will utilise this expertise to deliver outstanding research informed teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Criminology at Northumbria is located in our interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences and successful candidates will show a willingness and aptitude to work across disciplinary boundaries with colleagues in Law; International Development and International Relations and Sociology.

For details of Northumbria’s policing expertise see: and for details of the wider department of Social Sciences see:

For an informal discussion about these roles please contact Professor Pam Davies, Head of Social Sciences

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now',  and submit a Covering Letter and your CV, including a full list of publications where relevant and any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification, such as a sample of written work or journal article. Please also submit along with your CV a two page document outlining your current REF outputs and research plans for the next three years.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Please note this vacancy will close on 06/03/2019