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Senior Lecturer, Criminology

Apply now Job no: 505493
Work type: Full-time
Location: Flexible, Melbourne - Burwood
Categories: Arts

  • Melbourne Burwood or Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
  • Full-time and continuing
  • Level C $121,133 + 17% Superannuation

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences was established in 2012 within the Faculty of Arts and Education and is now one of the largest Schools in the University. It is home to more than a dozen different disciplines including philosophy, sociology, anthropology, history, international studies, criminology, cultural heritage and museum studies, language and culture studies, humanitarian leadership, politics and policy, international relations and international and community development.

Our criminology program has undergone considerable expansion in the past five years. Criminology is offered as a major in the Bachelor of Arts, as a stand-alone Bachelor of Criminology, and combined degrees with Law, Forensic Science, Psychological Science, Cyber-Security and Information Technology. With the introduction of our new Master of Criminology program due to commence in 2021, the School is seeking an outstanding and enthusiastic teacher and researcher to join the team and contribute to our next stage of growth.

The Senior Lecturer will contribute to excellence in teaching, research, consulting, industry partnerships, and professional activities and in addition will provide effective leadership in these areas and play a role in mentoring junior academic colleagues.

This is a full time on-going role with flexibility to choose a preferred location; Burwood, Melbourne or Waurn Ponds, Geelong.

Your key responsibilities will include, and are not limited to:

  • make an independent contribution to the School’s teaching, research and program development in the area of Criminology
  • promote the School and maintain links and partnership with relevant academics, industry and professional communities
  • publish high quality research in national and international journals of high repute
  • lead and contribute in the development of the School’s research agenda, including in competitive external research funding activities
  • contribute strongly to the leadership of the School, Faculty and University

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • PhD in Criminology or relevant discipline
  • excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design and research supervision
  • nationally recognised research reputation underpinned by publications in quality journals and/or exhibitions and/or success in obtaining external research grants
  • positive engagement with research, community, industry and government to enhance the national standing of the discipline
  • demonstrated capacity and passion for leadership of teaching, research and/or administration
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues.

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File PD - Senior Lecturer in Criminology (Level C).pdf

Applications for this position close on 8 January 2021.

This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working with Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

All applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria along with a Cover Letter and Resume.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Dr Danielle Tyson, Senior Lecturer, Criminology on danielle.tyson@deakin.edu.au or + 61 3 9246 8354.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/

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Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.


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