Lecturer in Policing

Opening Date:
10 May 2021
Closing Date:
31 May 2021
Salary Range:

A bit about the School of Health & Society…

Our School of Health & Society is one of the largest providers of nursing, midwifery, allied health professionals, counselling & psychotherapy and social work education programmes in the UK, known for our track record of collaborating with a wide range of industry partners across health and social care to produce highly skilled graduates with real work experience. We are at an interesting time in the Higher Education sector, there is significant change in terms of oversight, student expectations and changing demographics and we are trying to do things differently so that we stay ahead of these changes. Our connection to industry is stronger than ever and we’re proud to have more partnerships with SMEs than any other Greater Manchester University.

In addition to this we have responded excellently to the challenges of the pandemic to maintain the quality of the student experience and we have learned new ways of working that we will take forward.

The University of Salford has made a strategic decision to develop Policing as part of its portfolio of professional subject areas and we are currently developing a team of Policing staff to drive our ambition to become a regional, national and international leader in Policing through professional education and development, research and enterprise.

We are looking to appoint Lecturers who have experience of and a passion for Policing. This is an opportunity to influence the education and training of a major Police force and to bring your expertise to assist them in meeting their ambitions and developing our new university Centre for Policing.

So what will the role involve?

  • Develop and deliver high quality teaching material across a range of policing modules or short programmes that is inclusive and recognises the needs of our diverse student group
  • Take a lead in your own area of expertise and develop new ideas to meet the needs of the modern world
  • Contribute across the spectrum of academic work in the School through learning, teaching, research and enterprise
  • Contribute to our thinking and be challenging on how Salford can transform the way it addresses equity disparities, embraces diversity and becomes more inclusive
  • Foster the development of an inclusive community, using teaching approaches which encourage inclusivity, working in partnership with students to improve their sense of belonging, diversifying the curriculum and using approaches to inclusive assessment to close the award gap

Please note this is a full time, permanent contract and the starting salary is £41,526 per annum.

Please contact Steve Myers, Director of Social Sciences at J.S.Myers@salford.ac.uk for an informal discussion.

Within your cover letter/personal statement it is suggested that you address how you meet the criteria listed in the person specification.

Please follow the link below to submit an application for this role.

With over 200 languages spoken across Greater Manchester, we want to create an inspirational, inclusive learning and working environment, celebrating the diversity of our University community in our everyday conversations. Our student population is already incredibly diverse and we want to ensure this is reflected across our colleague profile as well.