Free open Job in Australasia Lecturer in Criminology at University of New England, Australia

  • Continuing, full-time
  • $93,336 to$110,619 per annum (Lecturer level)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
  • Relocation assistance provided 

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation. We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive. 

The School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences (BCSS) offers undergraduate courses in Criminology, Psychology with Honours, Psychological Science, Social Science and Urban and Regional Planning. Students can major in Geography, Linguistics, Psychology and Sociology in the Bachelor of Arts, Arts/Business, Arts/Science, or Arts/Law. Postgraduate courses include a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diplomas, Master of Arts, Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics), Master of Psychology (Clinical) and PhD. 

BCSS offers opportunities for postgraduate research in the six broad disciplines of Criminology, Geography, Linguistics, Planning, Psychology and Sociology. The School’s strong research focus has allowed for School-based research via three Research Centres and the Institute for Rural Futures. 

About the role
The Discipline of Criminology seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Criminology with a publication record, expertise, and ability to teach in Criminology, but particularly in the areas of rural crime; crime prevention; research methods; transnational crime; and/or working with offenders. The appointee will join an enthusiastic and innovative team who teach and research across a range of areas including: gender, forensic science, policing and penology. 

Skills & Experience
Expected to pursue a program of research in his or her field, the successful applicant will hold a doctoral qualification in Criminology, be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to collaborate and perform effectively within a team. They should have previous teaching experience, including online teaching, curriculum development and honours and PhD supervision. A willingness to perform appropriate administrative/service roles both within the Discipline and at a University level is also a core requirement of this position. Ideally, the successful applicant will have experience in both quantitative and qualitative research methods. 

To apply
To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please provide your responses to the selection criteria, contained in the position information document, in your application. 


Additional information
Enquiries relating to this role may be directed to Dr. Jenny Wise, phone: (02) 6773 4286 or email: To find out more about the school visit: 

About Armidale
Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquility of the New England on a rural property.  

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Closing Date: Sunday 19 November 2017.

Reference No: 217205


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