Criminology and Criminal Justice Lecturer/Associate Professor

Griffith University, Queensland, Australia - The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University is recognised as a leading criminology school in Australia. First established in 1991, the School has grown to include over 50 academic staff, making it the largest criminology school in the country.

At Griffith, criminology is a multidisciplinary field of study, drawing upon psychology, sociology, law, social work, criminology and criminal justice, history, and political science. Our undergraduate criminology and criminal justice degree is the only one in Queensland backed by 'well above world standard' research. That knowledge feeds into the most up-to-date study content, giving you the best skills for an employment edge.

This is a continuing, full-time position based at the Mt Gravatt campus.

The role:
As the successful candidate, you will commence on a Teaching and Research profile. Under this profile, you will undertake teaching and research, as well, as contribute to the Schools' teaching and research outcomes and engagement activities. The role may include assisting in the management of the School's Social Analytics Lab.

The person:
As the successful candidate, you will have a PhD in a relevant discipline with demonstrated experience in teaching at tertiary level and an ability to publish high quality research. For candidates wishing to apply for the higher grades, you will be required to have a history of attracting research grant funding combined with the ability to lead and mentor junior staff in learning and teaching and/or research.

Salary range:

  • Associate Professor: $133,778 - $147,383 per annum. Salary packing including 17% superannuation: $156,520 - $172,438 per annum.
  • Senior Lecturer: $111,104 - $128,113 per annum. Salary packing including 17% superannuation: $129,991 - $149,892 per annum.
  • Lecturer: $90,697 - $107,706 per annum. Salary packing including 17% superannuation: $106,431 - $126,016.

Application Requirements:
Please ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description. Please address the selection criteria for the level for which you are applying.
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
  • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
  • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.
  • Research interests and list of publications;
  • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
  • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;

Applications close at 5pm on the closing date. All applications must be submitted online. 

Further information:
For further information about this role, please contact Associate Professor Michael Townsley, Head of School, Criminology and Criminal Justice on +61 (0) 7 3735 1025

For application queries, please contact Ms Kaitlin Reents, Recruitment Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 6614.

Closing date: Friday 16 March at 5 pm AEST.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.

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