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Lecturer in Criminology (Psychology focused)

We are investing in our Criminology team following continued growth in our student numbers. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Criminology subject group at Leeds Beckett University, delivering education across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and contributing to our growing research profile. We welcome applications from candidates with a strong background in the area of Psychology, especially those with interests in Investigative psychology and the application of psychology within criminology and the criminal justice context.  We are especially interested in individuals who can contribute to foundational level and integrated psychology theory and who can contribute to the teaching around psychology and law. The successful candidate will bring a passion for the subject and a commitment to supporting students’ academic, personal and professional development. Candidates should possess a first degree in Criminology, Psychology or a related area and will either hold or be working towards a PhD. You should be able to demonstrate a record of teaching in higher education. Potential candidates are encouraged to make informal contact with the Head of Subject, Dr Matt Badcock [email protected] Closing date: 11 July 2022 (Midnight) For further information and to apply please visit:  https://tinyurl.com/4867r39h Working here means you’ll also have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, flexible working, reduced study fees, subsidised fitness facilities and a lot more. We welcome applications from all individuals and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented at this level of post.  All appointments will be based on merit. 

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Assistant Professor in Learning Sciences

The School of Education seeks to appoint a researcher and teacher in the field of Learning Sciences, Psychology of Education and/or Digital Education. You will make a significant contribution the research in the School, actively seeking out external research funding and publishing high quality, impactful research.  This post supports the School’s work in the broad area of Education and Teacher Development. The role holder will make a significant contribution to the MA Digital Teaching and Learning on both face-to-face and distance learning courses as well as the BA degree in Education. They will take on module leadership in relation to their expertise and will provide pastoral leadership as a personal tutor and dissertation supervisor for undergraduate or postgraduate students. The role holder may also engage in research student supervision and teach on the blended PGCEI. Applicants must hold a PhD in Learning Sciences, Psychology of Education or Digital Education. They should also have relevant work experience, including experience of teaching/supporting students.   This is a permanent, full-time post of 36.25 hours per week. Arrangements for job share would be considered. The role is available from August 2022. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Shaaron Ainsworth, email [email protected] Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Further details: Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages. For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

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Lecturer in Political Theory – Grade 7

The Department of Politics seeks to recruit a Lecturer in Political Theory from 1 September 2022 for a fixed term period until 31 August 2023 to cover externally funded staff leave. The successful candidate will play a leading role in the delivery of undergraduate programmes in Politics at Liverpool. Specifically, they will be responsible for leading the introductory module POLI105 Introduction to Political Theory (lectures and seminars) and contributing to POLI109 Foundations in Politics (lectures and seminars). They will also co-teach second year specialist module POLI260 Public Ethics and may make-a-contribution to the first-year module POLI103 Studying Politics Successfully: Skills and Methods. They will also provide dissertation supervision for undergraduate and postgraduate students. They will have a PhD in a relevant discipline (or equivalent qualifications/ experience) and evidence of an established or emerging track-record of producing high quality scholarship. There are a number of themes in the research and teaching of politics and international relations in which Liverpool specialises. These include political theory, international relations, comparative politics and British politics. We particularly welcome applications from applicants from traditionally under-represented groups. As a member of the Politics Department they will be expected to contribute to scholarship and other teaching-related activities of the School. They will also be expected to undertake administrative roles within the Department, the School and the University as appropriate. We welcome applications from individuals looking to develop career experience in the discipline, who will offer high quality teaching to the department’s students. In addition, colleagues on Teaching and Scholarship contracts are supported across the School and Faculty by training and development opportunities in pedagogy, digital learning and other areas relevant to their expertise. Job Ref:                                                                                                         Closing Date: 29 July 2022 For full details and to apply online, please visit: https://recruit.liverpool.ac.uk

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André Hoffmann Fellowship

Classification: ANU Academic Level BSalary package: $103,841 - $117,736 + 17% superannuationTerms: Full time, Fixed term (two-year appointment) Position overview The Australian National University and the World Economic Forum are currently offering two André Hoffmann Fellowship positions for a two-year term. The André Hoffmann Fellowship for the Fourth Industrial Revolution offers early-career academics the opportunity to work at the intersection of society, science and technology through a joint appointment between the World Economic Forum and leading academic institutions. The two-year Hoffmann Fellowship term is co-hosted evenly between the World Economic Forum and The Australian National University. Fellows are expected to commit full-time to the role. The Hoffmann Fellow (Innovation in Climate Adaptation) will help build and drive intensive collaborations among Forum and academic institution partners to deliver specific action-oriented outcomes through; Developing and executing initiatives to bring technology to bear on solving important global challenges; Engaging Forum Partners – including leaders from the private sector, governments, international organizations, civil society and faculty from diverse academic disciplines to build selected initiatives and Researching key issues and the potential to harness Fourth Industrial Revolution innovations to provide solutions The Hoffmann Fellow (Circular Economic Policy) will work with ANU and the Forum to pave the way to regulation supporting circular, cross-border value chains by identifying key regulatory barriers; identifying and describing leading regulatory innovations with potential to be duplicated or expanded; and proposing novel regulatory approaches. Case studies of particular countries, industries and/or technologies will be selected in consultation with ANU and Forum supervisors. The Hoffmann Fellow will be working in collaboration with the Forum, the C4IR and the Australian National University. Depending on the locations, they will split up their time accordingly. Successful candidates for the Hoffmann Fellowship understand fellowship residence requirements and agree to abide by them upon acceptance. The role will be based in Canberra while jointly working with the World Economic Forum in Geneva and the ANU in Canberra. For further information for this position, please contact Emma Aisbett E: [email protected] The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities at the ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion/aboriginal-torres-strait-islander-employment. ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit http://hr.anu.edu.au/staff-equity. Application information In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents: A statement addressing the selection criteria. A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form. Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.  Please note: The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results

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PhD Research Fellow in Sociology

We seek candidates with the potential to contribute to the development of sociology as a discipline. The fellows are expected to pursue independent research under supervision, as outlined in their submitted project proposals. We value the contribution of young scholars to the academic environment and study programmes in the department, and encourage candidates with a desire to participate actively in departmental life to apply. Applicants should have research interests that resonate with ongoing research in the department. We currently have strong research activities in the fields of social inequality, migration, integration and diversity, cultural and political participation, urban studies, sustainable transformations, population dynamics, and work, organisations and politics. The call is not thematically limited to these topics, but preference can be given to candidates with projects that align with the department’s supervisory capacity. Applicants are expected to demonstrate through their application letter and project proposal how they will contribute to the development of sociology at the department. The position requires participation in the Faculty of Social Sciences' organised research education programme (PhD programme) and the completion of a doctorate in sociology. The candidates who are hired will automatically be admitted to the PhD programme. Residence in Norway is expected, but PhD fellows are also encouraged to spend time abroad during the fellowship period.

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