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Recently advertised jobs from the last 10 days:

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Criminal Justice, School of Law, Kingston University (UK): Applications are invited for PhD research projects in Criminal Justice. Closing date: 4th September 2008

Research Assistant / Research Associate, UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science, University College London: The successful applicant will be employed on a project with Merseyside Police on the application of data mining and other computational approaches in the analysis of crime (and other) data. Closing date: 22nd September 2008

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Recently advertised academic positions

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Recently advertised academic positions

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Recently advertised academic positions

joblessRecently advertised jobs in the UK :

Lecturer in Criminology, University of Brighton: In this exciting new role you will contribute to teaching on a range of modules as well as bring a specialism to complement or develop the existing portfolio of options at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. A commitment to developing a research profile is also strongly encouraged. Closing date: 8 July 2008

Senior Lecturer in Criminal Justice Studies, University of Bradford: Criminal Justice Studies has been targeted as an area of growth within the University and we are seeking as applicant to play a key role in the expansion of teaching and research in this area. It is anticipated that you will have a background of research and refereed publications as well as experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Experience of employment within the criminal justice system is advantageous. Closing Date: 11 July 2008

SIPR Studentship, Scottish Based Anti-Money Laundering Operations: Police Inter-Agency Co-operation across Jurisdictions, University of Abertay, Dundee: A graduate student with an upper second or first class degree in either law or criminology/sociology, or equivalent, with a familiarity with the second discipline area, is sought for this Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR) – funded studentship. … Work will require collaboration with academic staff and serving police officers specialising in anti-money laundering investigations at both the Scottish and UK level. Closing date: 11 July 2008

Senior Lecturer in Police Studies, Buckinghamshire New University: Police Studies is a thriving area that has expanded considerably over the last 18 months. You will be required to provide tuition and support primarily to students studying Police Studies and combined programmes; whilst continuing to develop the working relationship with Thames Valley Police and other areas of criminal justice. Closing date: 18 July 2008

Research Associate, Bystander Behaviour in Violent Emergencies, Department of Psychology, Lancaster University: Applications are invited for the post of Research Associate in the Psychology Department at Lancaster University. The project is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and is carried out in conjunction with University College London (UCL) and Bournemouth University. The aim of the project is to bring together social psychological research on bystander behaviour in violent emergencies with cutting edge work on Immersive Social Environments (IVE’s). The project will develop and then use IVE’s (‘virtual reality’) to carry out social psychology experiments. These experiments will explore, in ‘real time’, the behaviour of bystanders to violent events. Closing Date: 6 August 2008

And two in the US:

Online Graduate Forensic Psychology Instructors, Argosy University Online Programs (Pennsylvania): Argosy University is seeking qualified faculty members to teach an online graduate classes in Forensic Psychology at the Masters level. Applicants must hold a PhD or EdD in Forensic Psychology, Clinical Psychology Counseling Psychology or closely related field. Candidates must have at experience providing psychiatric diagnoses in a clinical, counseling and forensic setting as well as experience conducting forensic evaluations…. Successful candidates must reside in the United States. Posted 17 June 2008; review of applicants will begin immediately.

Program Chair, MA Forensic Psychology program, Education Management Corporation (D.C.): The Program Chair of the Forensic Psychology program at Argosy University, Washington D.C. is the academic and administrative leader and is responsible for the efficient and effective functioning of the program… Qualified candidates will hold a doctoral degree in psychology or other related field and ability to hold the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor. Must have a commitment to the field of forensic psychology as evidenced by education, experience and professional affiliation. Posted 27 June 2008, no closing date specified.

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Recently advertised academic positions

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Recently advertised academic positions

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Research Assistant, Judging Offenders: the role of observers’ emotions, Department of Psychology, University of Kent: The successful candidate will work on the ESRC funded research project “Judging Offenders: the role of observers’ emotions under the direction of Dr Jane Wood. The project examines how people’s trait emotions and moods influence the way they perceive offenders and their subsequent judgements of how the offender should be treated. Closing date: 9 May

Senior Lecturer, Applied Criminology, Department of Crime and Policing Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University: The Department currently offers popular undergraduate programmes in Applied Criminology, Crime and Policing, Forensic Investigation, Legal Studies, Police Studies and Policing and postgraduate study in Criminology and Criminal Justice. You will play a key and developing role within the Department and will contribute to the management, development and teaching of Applied Criminology and to the on-going activities in research/publications within the Department. Closing date: 9 May

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Criminology, Roehampton University: We are seeking a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Criminology with expertise in critical penal policy and policing. Closing date: 9 May

Lecturer, Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies, University of Westminster: We are seeking to recruit a Lecturer to contribute to the delivery of our thriving undergraduate programmes of study and to the development of the Criminology Research Cluster. Closing Date: 16 May

Lecturers in Terrorism Studies, St Andrews University: We are seeking to appoint 2 highly motivated lecturers with a familiarity with an area of Terrorism Studies and a commitment to excellence in the development of teaching materials and curricula for distance learning. These appointments will complement and extend the existing Terrorism Studies team. Closing date: 20 May

Senior Lecturer in Applied Forensic Psychology, University of York: We are looking for an experienced chartered forensic psychologist to lead our successful MSc course in applied Forensic Psychology. The course is run in partnership with the Directorate of High Security of the Prison Service and attracts students from a range of applied settings. Closing date 21 May

Lectureship in Criminology, Loughborough University: Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Criminology, joining the criminology and social policy team within this vibrant, research-led interdisciplinary 5* Department of Social Sciences. Appointments are made with research record or potential as the prime criterion. Closing Date: 23 May

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Portsmouth: Applications are invited for two permanent posts in the Department of Psychology. We seek candidates … who can enhance our teaching and research profile… Our distinctive research emphases are reflected in our three research Centres – in Emotion, in Forensic Psychology and in Human Ecology, Culture and Communication… Closing date 23 May.

Professor, Criminology & Sociology, Kingston University: The School of Social Science is seeking to appoint a Professor in Criminology and Sociology with an outstanding record of research and teaching. Applications are invited from high quality researchers working in any area of criminology or sociology. Closing Date 11 June

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Recently advertised academic positions

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (0.1 or 0.2fte), Forensic Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University: The School of Psychology invites applications for a fractional lectureship in forensic psychology. You will contribute to teaching and project supervision in the area of forensic psychology. Closing date: Friday 4 April 2008

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Crime Science, Northumbria University: This is a new post to join a closely knit team in teaching crime science on a range of undergraduate and post graduate programmes. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to the development of component modules of the BA (Hons) in Crime Science and undertake research and consultancy in areas which compliment the activities of the School. Closing Date: 07 April

Lecturer in Policing and Criminal Justice Studies, University of Cumbria: A colleague is required to join the School of Applied Social Sciences to support the development of the University of Cumbria’s Institute of Policing and Criminal Justice Studies, and the School’s related academic programmes. The Institute is an exiting new partnership between the University of Cumbria and the Cumbria Constabulary. Closing date: 8 April

Research Associate, Bystander Behaviour in Violent Emergencies, Department of Psychology, Lancaster University: The aim of the project is to bring together social psychological research on bystander behaviour in violent emergencies with cutting edge work on Immersive Social Environments (IVE’s). The project will develop and then use IVE’s (‘virtual reality’) to carry out social psychology experiments. These experiments will explore, in ‘real time’, the behaviour of bystanders to violent events. The Lancaster post-holder will be responsible for conducting behavioural and video based experiments on helping in emergencies. These will then be replicated and extended in experiments using Immersive Social Environments. Closing Date: 10 April

Principal Lecturer, Criminology, Sheffield Hallam University: Following significant expansion of Criminology at Sheffield Hallam University, a need has arisen to recruit an experienced and established criminologist to provide additional academic leadership and support to the subject group. … the successful applicant will contribute substantially to the raft of successful undergraduate and post-graduate Criminology degrees. Closing date: 11 April

Head of Social Research within the Home Office, Programme Director, Office for Security and Counter Terrorism, Home Office: This post provides a unique opportunity for a strong team leader to develop research to help solve some of society’s most pressing social problems. In particular this job plays a key role in providing the evidence base for the development of policy to reduce the threat of terrorism. It will also contribute to measuring performance and supporting policy development and delivery in this area. This is a high profile post in the Home Office and we are therefore looking for a strong leader with a track record in motivating teams to deliver high quality analysis, evidence and recommendations. Closing date: 16th April

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Forensic Psychology, Lancaster University: The Department… seeks to appoint a new member of academic staff at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer/Reader level, as part of a major expansion of research-led provision in the area of Forensic and Investigative Psychology. Closing Date: 2 May 2008

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Recently advertised academic positions

joblessRecently advertised jobs and research studentships in the UK and US:

Part Time Lecturer, Drug Awareness, Warwickshire College, Royal Leamington Spa: … to deliver the NCFE Drug Awareness qualifications to 16-18 year olds. The postholder will be required to deliver training in schools throughout Warwickshire. Closing date: 12 March

Two PhD Studentships, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge: … based in the Peterborough Adolescent and Young Adult Development Study Research Centre (PADS+) within the Institute of Criminology…. Candidates are expected to show interest in longitudinal research and quantitative data and analysis. Candidate will work closely with the PADS+ research team but will also be expected to carry out independent data collection. Closing date 14 March.

ESRC ‘1+3′ / ‘+3′ Studentship, Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford: …The 1+3 studentship covers the cost of fees for four years together with a stipend for each year commencing at £12,940 per annum (2008/2009 rates). The studentship enables the successful applicant to study for the MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice (Research Methods) in the first year, followed by three years of doctoral research leading to the award of a DPhil. Closing date: 25 March.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology, University of Kent: Our dynamic and expanding Forensic Psychology Research Group is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Lecturer or Senior Lecturer for a permanent position in Forensic Psychology… You will have either outstanding research promise or significant research achievement in an area of forensic psychology as well as a PhD in Psychology or Forensic Psychology. Closing date: 28 March.

Lecturer in Psychology, University of Leicester: The School of Psychology is seeking applications from highly-motivated individuals with research strengths in any area of behavioural neuroscience; language, perception, and cognitive processes; or social and applied psychology. The postholder will teach Forensic Psychology to postgraduate students. Closing date: 17 April.

Lecturer in Criminology, Durham University: …to deliver teaching to a range of programmes, in particular our new BA Criminology. Closing date 22 April

Academic Department Director / Full-Time Forensic Psychology Chair, Argosy University/Orange County (California): …The responsibilities of this position include: day-to-day operations, assisting students toward successful program completion and staffing the classroom with instructors who support the mission of the college. Posted 6 March (no closing date specified)

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Recently advertised academic positions

joblessRecently advertised jobs and PhD studentships (all in the UK):

Senior Researcher, Employment, Welfare and Crime Group, National Centre for Social Research (Natcen): The post will be based in the Employment, Welfare and Crime Group. The group conducts a variety of projects, some long-established and others with shorter time-scales. It is likely that the person appointed would work initially on the Evaluation of the Incapacity Benefit Reform Pilots, which is a key part of the Government’s policies aimed at helping people claiming benefit to move into paid work. Closing date: 27th February 2008.

University Tutor in Criminal Justice, Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth: Applications are invited for a full-time University Tutor post within the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies with particular responsibility for the BA (Hons) degree in Community Justice. Candidates should preferably possess a postgraduate degree or equivalent and be familiar with criminal justice studies and/or criminology or related disciplines. Closing date: 29 February.

Senior Lecturer in Criminology, London South Bank University: We seek a well-qualified criminologist to join the Department of Social and Policy Studies. You should be research active, and prepared to contribute to course development and administration. Closing date: 4 March.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Effective Practice in Youth Justice, Open University: You will work as part of a team to develop new courses in Youth Justice, designing and producing multi-media learning materials and web-based resources for students; leading workshops and making presentations…This project has been initiated by the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales. Closing date: 4 March.

1.5 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Posts in Psychology, Forensic and Counselling Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University: The Department is seeking to appoint candidates who can contribute in the areas of forensic and counselling psychology, especially at the postgraduate level, but who can additionally provide some undergraduate teaching. This will include supervising practicals, projects and research dissertations. Closing date: 11 March.

ESRC PhD Studentships in Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies, 2008-2009, The University of Manchester: The School of Law of The University of Manchester invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for two ESRC quota award PhD studentships (on either 1+3 or +3 basis) in Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies. The awards cover the costs of University tuition fees, along with a full annual stipend (approximately £12,900 for 2008-2009, which is not subject to income tax or National Insurance deductions). Students wishing to undertake research involving advanced quantitative methods may be eligible for an advanced stipend. Closing date 17 March.

ESRC1+3 Quota Studentship, Criminology/Criminal Justice, University of Sheffield: …Each year the School of Law offers a number of Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) posts and postgraduate research scholarships (including ESRC quota places). We are also able to support University Scholarship applications and offer a number of Fee Scholarships. Closing Date: 17 March

ESRC Quota PhD Studentships, Criminology, Keele University: The Centre for Criminological Research at Keele University invites applications from prospective PhD students for 2 full-time ESRC funded +3 quota studentships commencing October 2008. Closing date: 14 April.

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Recently advertised academic positions

joblessRecently advertised jobs in the UK:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Criminology/Social Science, University of Chester: The successful candidate will ideally hold a PhD or will be nearing completion of a PhD in criminology or a related subject. The Department would like to attract a candidate with strengths in criminological theory and at least one other area of criminology enquiry. Closing date: 5th February

Research Assistant, Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Central Lancashire: This is a limited term post within the University of Central Lancashire’s new inter-disciplinary Centre of Criminology and Criminal Justice. The Research Assistant will work closely with key staff in the Centre in developing externally funded research and knowledge transfer opportunities Closing Date: 8 February

Lecturer in Criminology, University of Leicester: Applications are invited from candidates with a proven track record of teaching criminology at undergraduate and/or post-graduate level. Candidates in all research fields in Criminology are encouraged to apply. Closing Date: 12 February

Forensic Psychologist, Institute of Psychiatry (London): We would like to invite applications for a Forensic Psychologist, social worker or probation officer to assist in recruiting and assessing offenders from the probation service to participate in a research study. Closing date: 12 February

Research Assistant, Work-related violence, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield: The postholder will join this exciting project which examines intra- and extra-organisational forms of work-related violence both longitudinally and within the same study. Closing Date: 15th February

Research Officer, Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, School of Law, University of Leeds: … to work on a Ministry of Justice funded research project evaluating the Effective Bail Schemes in Yorkshire and Humberside. The post will involve undertaking data collection and analysis of quantitative, qualitative and cost data… Closing date 18 February

Principal Lecturer, (Forensic Psychology), University of Teesside: You will act as Programme Leader for Forensic Psychology within the School, attending relevant School Committee meetings, overseeing quality assurance and student support procedures as well as planning the programme teams future academic developments. Closing date: 15 February.

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