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Lecturer in Criminology

School of Law
Salary:   £34,520 to £47,722
Closing Date:   Wednesday 08 August 2018
Interview Date:   Thursday 23 August 2018
Reference:  A2321

Lancaster University Law School is a vibrant school that combines the disciplines of Law and Criminology. Having doubled in size in four years, the School is looking to expand its activities even further. We seek a lecturer in Criminology on a 3 year fixed term basis. Whilst we are open to any teaching or research interests, an interest in policing, prisons or offender behavior would be an advantage.

The Law School is consistently ranked in the top 20 in the UK league tables, with Criminology being #1 in the Times Good University Guide). The Law School has a vibrant research culture, with increasing collaboration between colleagues from the law and criminology disciplines.

The Law School has 50 academic members of staff and is committed to having a positive impact on people's lives as well as academic excellence – over 80% of the department's research was rated as being internationally excellent or world leading in the 2014 Research Assessment Exercise. The Law School is consistently ranked in the top 20 in the UK league tables. 

Staff in the School continue to benefit from Lancaster’s strong commitment at institutional and School level to the provision of an environment that encourages and supports research. The Law School has retained a friendly, co-operative ethos that promotes collaborative working and the sharing of research experiences. Research is supported through a personal research allowance, a separate fund for participation in conferences, a structured and supported staff development programme (including regular writing retreats), the allocation of a personal research mentor and ongoing sabbatical leave.

To find out more about the Department, please go to:

Informal enquiries may be made to: Professor Alisdair A. Gillespie (Tel: 01524 593706, Email:

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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