Reader / Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law / The Law of Evidence Ref: 1686

School/department: School of Law, Politics and Sociology / Law
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). For further details regarding flexible working please follow this link - flexible-working.
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Starting at £51,034 and rising to £59,135 per annum
Placed on: 21 August 2019
Closing date:  23 September 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: Beginning of October 2019
Expected start date: 01 January 2020

Job description 

Sussex Law School is looking for a committed and dynamic academic to join our team as a Reader or Senior Lecturer.

The successful candidate will contribute in particular to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the areas of criminal law and evidence, whilst contributing as appropriate beyond this.

The successful candidate will be on our teaching and research academic pathway, and will need to be enterable into REF 2021. They will play a leadership role in crime and/or evidence research.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

As we currently have an under-representation in the Department of a number of groups – in particular BAME and LGBT+ - we would particularly welcome applications from people who are members of these groups. All appointments will be made on merit.

If you have any questions about the job, please contact Professor Donald McGillivray, Head of Sussex Law School, at


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How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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