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Lecturer in Criminology

Department of Criminology and Sociology

Birmingham City University

Job Ref: 112022-669

Closing Date: 04 December 2022

The Department of Criminology and Sociology at Birmingham City University is home to a diverse and multi-disciplinary team and has a track record of success in research, knowledge exchange, teaching and public engagement. This is an exciting opportunity to join an established but innovative provider of Criminology programs.

We encourage candidates with any specialism in Criminology to apply but of particular interest would be those with expertise to deliver Level 5 module Understanding Crime and Criminal Behaviour. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver across our Undergraduate and Postgraduate Criminology provisions. 

Candidates should possess a first and higher degree, and if not already in possession of a doctorate qualification, it would be an advantage if candidates are close to completion of a doctorate, pending viva/examination within the next 6 months. Furthermore, a Fellowship of the HEA would be desirable. Candidates will also be expected to be active and involved in research, scholarship and/or knowledge-transfer activities, and contribute to one of our Research Centres within the School of Social Sciences.  

Further details and a job description can be found here.

2 x Reasearch Fellow in Criminology

Edinburgh Law School

University of Edinburgh

Closing date: 08 December 2022

The Edinburgh Law School is looking for two Research Fellows in Criminology to work with Professor Susan McVie on the ESRC-funded Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research (SCADR). The post-holders will design and deliver policy-focused research projects using linked administrative datasets. The research will focus on a range of criminological topics, including violence, drug use, repeat offending and victimisation. Post-holders will be involved in drafting research articles for publication and policy briefings for non-academic audiences, as well as participating in policy and public engagement activities, training courses, and academic events.

Your skills and attributes for success:

A PhD in a relevant social science discipline (a criminological focus would be desirable).

Experience of using advanced quantitative methods and statistical modelling (e.g. longitudinal analysis, multi-level modelling, geo-spatial analysis, GIS or other techniques for analysing with and visualising geographical data).

Expertise in appropriate software packages (e.g. SPSS, Stata, SAS, MPlus, R, etc.) and willingness to undertake training in and apply new methods.

Ability to clearly and effectively interpret, explain, present and communicate the results of quantitative data analysis to expert and non-expert audiences.

Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively within a team

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