Maynooth University

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Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship, and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.

We are seeking an outstanding academic to join our staff as Senior Lecturer in Criminology. The Department welcomes applications in any field of criminology that will complement the Department’s research strengths. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates with demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: criminological research methods (particularly quantitative methods); crime, criminalisation and class-gender-race; green criminology; criminal psychology/behaviour, and critical criminology.

Appointment at Senior Lecturer level will require a record of research publication in leading international journals, a record of supervision of postgraduate research students, and a demonstrated ability to secure external research funding, and to build national and international research networks. It will require strong evidence of leadership in academic administration. The Appointee will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching mission of the Department, to programmatic development, and to undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, as well as the supervision of Master’s and PhD students.

The appointee will be expected to provide intellectual leadership, through a demonstrated commitment to both education and research, and to contribute to the effective management of the Department, the Faculty and the University.

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