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Senior Lecturer in Policing

Faculty of Professional & Social Sciences

Location:  Hendon
Starting Salary:  £45,153 to £51,914 per annum
Grade:  Grade 8
Contract Type:  Permanent
FTE:  1
Date Posted:  Monday 10 February 2020
Closing Date:  Wednesday 11 March 2020
Reference:  LAW128
Job Details:    Job Description    

Middlesex University hosts one of the UK’s longest-established criminology departments, providing high quality undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral education, complemented by a successful applied criminology research profile.  Applied criminological teaching includes provision of professional policing programmes, and innovations in this field have led to the need for additional academic staff capacity in a range of roles.

As lead provider in a national consortium of Higher Education Institutions we have secured the tender to provide a Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA), and a Degree Holder Entry Programme (DHEP), for newly recruited Police Constables in Sussex Police, Hampshire Constabulary and Surrey Police. These innovative courses will be taught via e-learning with associated face-to-face masterclasses. 

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer to provide leadership in these programmes, to strengthen our relationships with key partners in policing education, and to contribute to the improvement of professional standards and practices in the field of policing.  The Senior Lecturer will also make an important contribution to wider policing education and criminology within the Department through teaching and research. 

Due to the nature of the role, the post holder will have unsupervised access to police premises and Police learners’ personal data, appointment will be dependent upon successfully obtaining Non-Police Personnel Vetting (NPPV) Level 2.

If you have any questions about Vetting please contact Joanne Nunn on

For further information about these roles please contact Professor Kevin McDonald, Head of the Criminology & Sociology Department on

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