To provide strategic and operational direction to the Institute for Criminology and Public Safety.
- Provides strategic and operational direction to the respective academic programme;
- Prepares and delivers lectures to students within prescribed curriculum;
- Compiles bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments
- Performs related duties such as advising students on academic curricula, and acting as adviser to student organizations;
- Conducts research in particular field of knowledge and publishes findings in professional journals;
- Leads and directs research of other academic staff and / or graduate students working for advanced academic degrees;
- Guides research team, administers, supervises and manages research projects, and supports the development of emerging research profiles from other lecturers;
- Submits grant applications to support the University’s goals in consultation with Programme Head or other Academic Staff and the University’s office responsible for grant funding;
- Engages in peer review activities as required;
- Contributes to the collegiate development and management of research activities;
- Participates in the Personal Tutor programme (or acts as a personal tutor and, where required.);
- Provides professional consulting services to government and industry according to the regulations of UTT;
- Provides relevant service to the University and national community.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
- An earned PhD in Criminology/Criminal Justice or equivalent terminal degree qualification in a relevant field from an accredited and recognised University/Professional Institution
- A minimum of 6 years teaching experience as an Assistant Professor or equivalent of 12 years’ research/industry experience, at least 8 of which should be at the senior management level
- Supervision of a minimum of 25 Master’s students or 15 postgraduate students to completion, at least 3 of which should be at the MPhil/doctoral level or equivalent
- A minimum of 160 scholarly output points of which at least 120 should be from refereed scholarly journals or other scholarly outputs relevant to the candidate’s academic discipline
- Demonstrated theoretical and professional knowledge of the discipline.
- Demonstrated competence with course content.
- Sound knowledge and demonstrated application of pedagogy
- Knowledge of Research Methodologies
- Understanding and use of statistics
Basic Profession Skill Set
- Basic content expertise
- Research skills
- Basic practice / Critical Analytical skills