Head of Department - Criminology, Law & Policing
Social Sciences and Social Care,Sociology,Law
Short info about job
Company: Teesside University
Department: School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Permanent
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1200 4292877
Fax: +44-1394 2120605
Detail information about job Head of Department - Criminology, Law & Policing. Terms and conditions vacancy
Teesside University is a modern university, proud of our 85-year heritage and of our commitment to putting students at the heart of everything we do through significant investment in our estate, innovative teaching and research, and our unrivalled links with industry and the professions.
As the Head of Department of Criminology, Policing and Law, you will be an active member of the School Management Team and will provide academic leadership in contributing to the strategic plan and annual operation of the School. You will be expected to provide strong vision and leadership on research and teaching in the Department, based on a sound understanding of the higher education environment and current and future challenges facing Criminology, Sociology, Policing and Law disciplinary areas.
Candidates for the position must be leading researchers with an outstanding track-record of internationally excellent publications and ambitious research plans for the future. A good understanding of research funding and opportunities is essential, and a strong track record of securing research council funding is desirable.
Within the Department of Criminology, Policing and Law, the Head will provide strong research and teaching leadership to existing staff by developing external and cross-disciplinary collaborations and partnerships: setting high expectations, creating a nurturing environment for staff, postgraduate and early career researchers, and developing clear priorities for the Department. The Head of Department will also have responsibility for the delivery of an engaging and enriching research-led curriculum and the development of undergraduate and postgraduate students as global and civic citizens.
If you would like to discuss the role prior to application, please contact Professor Azrini Wahidin on 01642 738670.
The Tees Valley is an enjoyable place to live – in the heart of the North of England’s coastline and countryside, with easy access to Durham, Newcastle and York.
Apply now if you would like to join us.
Job Reference: T1590
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Closing date: 19 September 2017
Interview date: 19 October 2017