Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Full Time £37,099-£41,732/£42,978 - £56,021  / Per Annum REF: NU3124
Closing deadline for applications: 07/05/2024

鶹Ů is seeking a dedicated Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Criminology. This role is an opportunity to join our School of Business and Law, significantly contributing to our Criminology programmes. With a clear understanding of student learning and the relevant pedagogic approaches, you will be instrumental in teaching, research, and engaging with the community.


At Newman University, we are deeply committed to offering a personalised and engaging learning experience. We prioritise our students’ success, focusing on developing their skills and understanding of social justice and ethical practices. Our educational approach is interactive, ensuring every student benefits from our commitment to excellence.

Role Overview:

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing and delivering curriculum for undergraduate and possible postgraduate Criminology courses. In particular, we would be interested in specialisms such as Forensic Criminology, Green Criminology, Gender related crime or other related specialisms.
  • Implementing innovative teaching methods to ensure effective learning outcomes.
  • Assessing student work and providing constructive feedback to support their academic growth.
  • Serving as an Academic Personal Tutor, guiding students through their academic journey and personal development.
  • Conducting and contributing to research projects within the Criminology field, enhancing the subject and School’s academic standing.
  • Participating in and contributing to outreach, marketing, and student recruitment efforts to promote the Criminology programme.
  • Developing opportunities for student employability and engagement with the broader community.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Essential: A Bachelor’s degree in Criminology; for Senior Lecturer positions, a Master’s degree in Criminology or a related field is required.
  • Preferred: A teaching qualification or a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.
  • Demonstrated expertise in a Criminology specialisation, with a strong research record for Senior Lecturer candidates.
  • Experience in creating and delivering high-quality, engaging educational content.
  • Ability to work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, on occasion.

Join Our Team:

By joining Newman University, you will be part of a vibrant academic community that values innovation, research, and the development of our students. We offer a supportive environment where you can grow professionally and contribute to the field of Criminology in meaningful ways.

This position is not just a job; it’s an opportunity to make a significant impact on our students’ lives and the broader field of Criminology. We are looking for someone who is ready to commit to our values and help shape the future of our Criminology programme.

Application Process:

We are eager to welcome the newest member of our team as soon as possible. If you are passionate about Criminology, committed to academic excellence, and ready to make a difference, apply now to join 鶹Ů.

Informal enquiries about this opportunity are very welcome. Please contact Stratis Efthymiou at S.Efthymiou@staff.newman.ac.uk to discuss the role further.

An application form and further details about this role are available from .  Please email your completed application form by the advertised closing date to: recruitment@newman.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications: 7th May 2024

Interviews will take place on: 28th May 2024

鶹Ů offers a wide range of staff benefits including 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time posts), pension scheme, chaplaincy and spiritual care, library services, free on-site parking, discounted travel scheme, cycle to work scheme, employee assistance programme, occupational health and counselling services and staff development opportunities. Further details of the full range of staff benefits available can be found on our website: /knowledge-base/staff-benefits/ or please contact the Human Resources Department.

鶹Ů is an Equal Opportunity Employer

鶹Ů is located on Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3NT.