Lecturer in Criminology

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Mitcham, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 11 Jun 2023

4 May 2023
Job Information

Research Field

Juridical sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

11 Jun 2023 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Position Details 

  • Continuing | Full-Time
  • Academic Level B | $101,724 - $120,380 
  • Location: Bedford Park 
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About the College of Business Government and Law:

The College of Business, Government and Law fosters future-oriented research and training. With a reputation for academic achievement and innovative thinking in business, commerce, health care management, politics and public policy, international relations, law, and criminology, the College is a forward-thinking place to research, study, and work, supported by practical work-ready opportunities, innovative teaching and industry connected researchers. 

About the Role:

Flinders University are leaders of criminology education and research – both within Australia and overseas, with the oldest and longest-running criminology program in South Australia.  With established scholars of international repute and genuine links to industry, our Criminology degree prepares graduates for successful careers in the criminal and juvenile justice domains and related areas.

Under general supervision, the Lecturer contributes to excellence in teaching and learning in Flinders’ cutting-edge Criminology program in the College of Business, Government and Law. Tasked with the creation, coordination and delivery of inspiring teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience, Flinders Criminology lecturers deliver innovative teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience and support students with academic and/or other challenges impeding their academic progress. They also make independent contributions to maintaining internal and external compliance and accreditation of courses and make effective use of innovations and technologies within their teaching practice.

This role is a full time, continuing teaching position and does not include a research contribution.

About You 

With demonstrated expertise in quantitative methodologies and /or the role of digital technologies in facilitating and/or preventing crime, you are dynamic and future oriented – just like the rest of our tight knit Criminology team.  Your student evaluations will attest to your dedication and veracity to the delivery of topics within your area of expertise.

A keen attention to detail will allow you to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines while always demonstrating a commitment to high quality service delivery.  You will harness your high-quality written communication skills to develop curricula and coordinate topics, and your exceptional interpersonal skills will ensure the formation of strong and productive relationships with a diverse range of staff, students, and industry stakeholders. 

You will also have a PhD in criminology or related field and/or equivalent industry/professional experience and standing.

Life at Flinders 

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world. 

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?  

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services 
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff 
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services , gym  and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia). 

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position. 
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy   

How to Apply and Information 

  • Please review the Key Position Capabilities from the position description and submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the criteria.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Associate Professor Marinella Marmo

Late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted. 


Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

11 June 2023

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

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