Vacancy for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Policing for the Institute of Policing Studies, University of West London
Salary: £47,728 to £53,232 for appointment as Senior Lecturer. £40,592 to £46,472 for appointment as Lecturer.
Closing Date: Sunday 01 August 2021
Interview Date: w/c 16th August.
The University of West London (UWL) has climbed an impressive 23 places to become one of the top 40 universities in the UK according to the influential Guardian University Guide 2021.
UWL is now ranked 34th in the UK – our highest position of any league table ever! We were also the top university in England for teaching satisfaction and the ranking reaffirms our position as the top modern university in London.
In addition, UWL has been named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. The editor of the Guide has described UWL as “regularly among the top-performing universities’ and that we have ‘proved it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”.
The University of West London (UWL) is delighted to announce the formation of a new Institute for Policing Studies (IPS).
Following successful establishment of undergraduate and Master’s degree programmes in Policing, Criminology and Forensics, the University recently won a major contract, worth an estimated £20-30m, delivered in partnership with Babcock International and in collaboration with three other universities, to implement the Policing Education Qualifications Framework (PEQF) to the Metropolitan Police Service.
The IPS will sit alongside and work closely with colleagues in Criminology within the School of Human and Social Sciences, and with the Cybersecurity and Criminology Centre, and the National Centre for Gang Research.
We are now looking to recruit a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Policing whose expertise aligns with the IPS and who can make a significant contribution to our teaching, research and knowledge exchange activities. The post-holder will contribute to curriculum development and core teaching in Policing programme’s including course leadership and module leadership of PEQF courses, and develop and implement Policing (PEQF) provision in accordance with the Institute’s strategic plans – especially student support provision – as well as the development of short courses, research projects and publication opportunities.
Members of the Institute are expected to play an active role in teaching, that will include engaging with UWL’s blended learning platform and developing content and learning materials for it, delivering workshops, seminars, lectures, practical/simulated learning and leading on modules and courses. In addition, staff will be expected to fulfil all the contractual requirements of the PEQF delivery.
The successful candidate will have experience of teaching policing in a Higher Education setting and have also worked as a qualified police officer for more than 5 years. the post holder will have strong knowledge of HE/ professional body (i.e. College of Policing) developments in teaching and learning of policing.
This role requires a Non-Police Personnel Vetting (NPPV) level 1 security check and clearance. Any offer of employment is conditional on achieving and maintaining this clearance.
How to Apply
To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and answer the shortlisting questions and submit a copy of your CV.
For an informal discussion about this post, please arrange a telephone call with the Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor and Chief Information Officer by contacting: [email protected]
Interviews are expected to be held w/c 16th August.