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Lecturer in Criminology & Sociology

Department of Sociology

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £36,261 to £45,892 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Monday 12 August 2019
Closing Date:  Monday 02 September 2019
Interview Date:  Thursday 26 September 2019
Reference:  061819

The University of Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. Inventive and forward-thinking, its heritage shows a recurring theme of going its own way, doing things differently – and achieving notable results.  The University of Surrey was awarded Gold status in the Teaching Excellence Framework, while the Department of Sociology has also performed exceptionally in league tables for UK universities, achieving No. 2 status for Criminology in the Guardian University Guide tables, 2020.

The University is seeking applications for a Lectureship in Criminology and Sociology in the Department of Sociology. You should hold a relevant doctoral degree or have submitted your thesis. You will have a developing profile of high-quality publications, experience of teaching criminology and/or sociology in higher education and the ability to make a substantial contribution to courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. You should be willing to teach across programmes in the areas of criminology and sociology. Expertise in quantitative methods is desirable but not essential.

You should also be able to make a strong contribution to at least one of the Department’s research groups: Developments in Methodology; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Identities, Diversities and the Life Course; Digital Societies; and Science, Environment and Technologies. Applicants are also welcome who can contribute to one of the research centres based in the Department: the Centre for Research in Social Simulation; the Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, the Centre for Criminology and the Sex, Gender and Sexualities Research Group.

Further details about the Department are available at: For informal inquiries please contact the Head of Department, Professor Jon Garland (

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