Lincoln Law School
Salary: From £51,799 per year
This is a permanent full-time position at 1FTE
Closing Date: Thursday 07 July 2022
Date of interview: Tuesday 09 August 2022
This position offers an exciting opportunity to join a growing group of criminal justice researchers both within the law school and the wider College of Social Sciences. The law school offers a successful master’s degree in criminology and criminal justice and is currently developing a new interdisciplinary master’s degree in applied criminal justice with the schools of social and political science and psychology. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to play a role in the development and delivery of these programs and to work with a team of enthusiastic and committed employees with a strong interest in the field. The Law School has strong links with professional organisations, including hosting the police network between the university and the Lincolnshire Police and is also engaged in research with the Prison Governors’ Association.
This is an opportunity to join a growing, collegial and friendly law school. The School has significantly improved its research performance in REF 2021 and maintains an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the student experience. Going forward, the School aims to build on these successes to further develop and improve its research performance, teaching and student experience. This position will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to play a role in leading the School at this important time in its development. The school environment is supportive and personal development is encouraged. The School is able to offer financial support for research and scholarly activities undertaken by its staff. The School and College of Social Sciences have an active program of research events and seek to support researchers in developing funding offers and building external networks.
The University of Lincoln was named Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2021 and in the same year named one of the world’s greatest young universities in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings . The University was awarded the Gold Medal in the Teaching Excellence Framework.
If you have any questions about this role, please email Mike Varney, Principal of Lincoln Law School, [email protected], or Karen Harrison, Professor of Law and Criminal Justice, [email protected] .ac.uk for more information or to arrange a casual chat about the position.