Chair and Head of the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology

University of Liverpool

The School of Law and Social Justice wishes to appoint a Head of Department in Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology.

The role of Head of Department will be fixed term until 31 July 2029 initially and will be offered in combination with a permanent post at Professorial level.

You will be an inspirational academic leader, with a clear vision for success and a demonstrable commitment to global engagement and to equality, diversity and inclusivity. You will have extensive experience in organisational leadership and be committed to creating an environment in which departmental staff at all career stages, including PGRs and ECRs, are given the opportunities and support to develop and thrive. You will be a leading in your field with an outstanding track-record of outputs and ambitious plans for the future.

We would also expect you to demonstrate a track-record of leading innovation in research-connected teaching.

You may be specialised in any field of Sociology, Social Policy or Criminology.

The University has the right to close the vacancy early if it is deemed that there have been enough applications received.

For informal inquiries, please contact Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas at [email protected]

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