Senior Lecturer in Psychosocial Analysis of Offending Behaviour

Opening Date:
5 Feb 2021
Closing Date:
19 Feb 2021
Salary Range:

Applied Health & Social Care

Location: Ormskirk
Salary: £40,322 to £45,361 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: Friday 19 February 2021
Reference: EHT1191-0221

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together.

About You

You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience. An established or promising research profile in forensics/investigative psychology or criminology or political science and public policies (crime related) and very good teaching experience on undergraduate and Master programmes is essential. A background in forensics/investigative psychology or criminology with supporting qualifications and experience would be relevant. Furthermore, previous professional experiences in the Justice System would be an advantage.

To be successful you will further enrich our student’s experience through your expertise and subject knowledge as evidenced through your qualifications and professional experience. In return, you will join a forward thinking and dynamic team that pushes the boundaries of curriculum development within the research areas indicated above.

About the Role

You will be required to make a significant contribution to the delivery of our BSc and MSc (see BSc PAOB page and MSC AMOB contributing to the delivery of several modules on crime and Justice and other areas of our core curriculum depending on your areas of expertise and experience. Particularly welcome are colleagues able to teach modules in socio-political and economic fields.

You will be expected to contribute to the research activities of one of our Research Units and meet the qualitative and qualitative requirements for submission to the next Research Excellence exercise.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.