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Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology (Teaching Focused)

Department of Law and Criminology

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £43,660 to £51,687 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:  Thursday 16 July 2020
Interview Date:  Monday 03 August 2020
Reference:  0620-147

Full-Time, Fixed Term (09/20-07/21)

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in the Department of Law and Criminology. 

The Department of Law and Criminology at Royal Holloway University of London is a forward thinking, multidisciplinary and research active department, where we offer undergraduate programmes in Law, Criminology & Psychology and Criminology & Sociology, together with Masters programmes in Forensic Psychology, Consumption, Culture & Marketing, Policing and Criminal Justice and Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies.  The Department is also home to an energetic postgraduate research student community.   

We seek an outstanding lecturer to join our dynamic and multidisciplinary team. Applicants should possess the broad range of skills needed to teach effectively, as well as extensive experience of core sociology and criminology teaching to assist within our existing programmes. Applicants should also be able to contribute to and develop the Department’s teaching portfolio at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

We have one full time, fixed term (11 months) post on offer, to include teaching a range of undergraduate core sociology subjects (particularly Introduction to Sociology, Criminal Justice System along with the Sociology of Contemporary Society and Social Policy and Social Problems). We also have a particular interest in candidates who are able to deliver a MA in Consumption, Culture and Marketing module in Sociology of Consumption. Applicants must have been awarded or be close to being awarded their PhD. 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

We offer a vibrant and supportive environment, in an internationally recognised and multidisciplinary academic group. The Department has a strong research culture and good links with legal and Criminal Justice agencies and the NHS, as well as government and charitable organisations. Further information on the School can be found at: 


To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.uk. The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk 

Please quote the reference 0620-147

Closing Date: Midnight, Thursday 16 July 2020

Interview Date:  Monday 3 August 2020

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Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.

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