Lecturer, Criminology

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 16 Oct 2022 ; 16 Oct 2022

  • Flexible location
  • Full-time and continuing
  • Level B $104,609 - $123,739 + 17% Superannuation

Founded in 1974, Deakin is a public university in Victoria with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and the online Cloud Campus. We are a progressive and open-minded university, with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities.

The Faculty of Arts and Education is home to three of Deakin's largest and most respected schools – Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Communication and Creative Arts – as well as the NIKERI Institute and three strategic research centres. The Faculty is dedicated to being at the forefront of teaching, learning, creating, social development and fostering cutting-edge research and discovery.

The Lecturer Criminology will form part of the teaching team within the school of Humanities and Social Sciences, and will be required to teach, undertake research and publish in the area of criminology. They will make an independent contribution to the School’s teaching, research and program development, Build national reputation and assist the implementation of community engagement activities.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain deep discipline knowledge which is applied to inform unit design
  • Lead teaching teams to develop effective unit curricula and learning resources (including through unit leadership roles)
  • Adopt new innovation in curriculum design at the unit level
  • Deliver learner-centric, research-informed teaching practices across different levels / modes of delivery
  • Integrate industry, clinical and/or research practice to teaching
  • Initiate, designs and conducts and may lead productive, high-quality research, scholarship and creative activities generating high impact outputs
  • Build national reputation, based on growing, focused body of work recognised for quality, excellence and impact
  • Support attraction of external funding for commercialization and translation activities
  • Build portfolio of policy and strategy influence, generation of products, services or other innovations with positive real-world impact
  • Supervise honours and/or HDR students with timely completions and productive, high quality outcomes
  • Provide effective mentoring to HDR students to support professional and career development and employability

Key selection criteria for this role:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline and/or other relevant qualifications and experience
  • excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design
  • emerging reputation in research and scholarship through publications and/or exhibitions and/or success in obtaining external research funding
  • ability to make a contribution to community engagement for research and teaching
  • capacity to contribute to leadership of teaching, research and/or administration
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

 Lecturer, Criminology - PD.pdf

Applications for this position close on 16 October 2022


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Please submit your resume, a short cover letter and responses to the Key Selection Criteria

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Danielle Tyson on danielle.tyson@deakin.edu.au

Successful applicants will need to comply with vaccination mandates imposed by the relevant state/territory government. Applicants who attend third-party sites to undertake University activities will also be required to comply with any other directions or requirements in place at the third-party location.

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Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic, and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

Advertised:20 Sep 2022 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:16 Oct 2022 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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