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About the role
We are seeking to appoint an academic with outstanding potential and with particular expertise within the broad field of policing. We are especially interested in candidates who can add to existing strengths within the Department of Criminology, and who can help to shape innovative policing-related undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You will have a teaching-focused role and will work as part of a team in delivering our new BSc Policing degree, in addition to undertaking relevant teaching-related activities which align with their areas of expertise on our suite of other programmes. We are particularly interested in applications from scholars who can lead, innovate and generate an outstanding student experience as part of our policing team at the Department of Criminology.
Leicester is one of the very few universities in the country which is dedicated to teaching and researching criminology. Our students benefit from learning in an environment that is home to some of the UK's leading criminologists. We are a first point of contact for journalists needing information and advice on crime issues, and are regularly called upon by national and local governments to assist with policy development.
We are committed to offering learning experiences that are challenging, richly supported and engaging, and to conducting research that is innovative and transformative.
About you
You will have a proven profile of teaching and a proven record of experience in higher education. You will have a commitment to high quality teaching within the field of policing and to the ensuring that our students receive the best possible experience with us. Though not essential, you may also have experience of teaching modules related to policing and criminal justice as well as experience of supervising PhD students.
Additional information

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Neil Chakraborti on nac5@le.ac.uk or 0116 252 5706.

We anticipate that interviews will take place on 3rd May 2019.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. Our strength is built on the talent of our scholars, drawn to us by a mutual passion for discovery. We seek to embed an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit into our research culture, and to create an environment in which both disciplinary excellence and interdisciplinarity thrive.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.