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Lecturer (Teaching & Scholarship) - Criminology

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University of York - Heslington Campus
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39,609 - 48,677 a year
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The Department of Sociology invites applications a teaching & scholarship Lecturer in Criminology.

We are seeking an outstanding teacher to join our vibrant department. Our excellent Criminology programmes are growing quickly and you will play a key part in their development and delivery.

The successful candidate will design & develop teaching programmes and teach undergraduates and postgraduates. Additionally, you will supervise research students, support other areas of sociology teaching (including quantitative and qualitative research methods), and play a key role in the administration of the Department.

You will have a PhD in Sociology, Criminology or a relevant field (or relevant experience), and hold or be prepared to study for a professional teaching qualification. You will have experience of teaching in a range of ways within a higher education setting.

We are seeking to recruit a teacher who can inspire and enthuse students using a range of methods and will have experience of working with students within higher education.

This post is available full-time, on an open contract


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