Applying to be an Academic Visitor

The Centre for Criminology invites applications from research-active academics who wish to participate as Academic Visitors in the intellectual life of the Centre.

Applications are welcome from scholars in any field of criminology, although preference is given to applicants whose research is related to the research programmes of the Centre. Academic Visitors are provided with a workspace and access to related facilities in the Centre, but there is no financial or administrative support associated with this position. Academic Visitors are expected to participate in the intellectual life of the Centre.

Applications are encouraged from academics at any level of seniority or experience. Doctoral students wishing to spend part of their studies in the Centre for Criminology can apply to become a Recognized Student.

How to apply

Please email a covering letter and a 1-page summary of your proposed research to the Centre Administrator ( . We are no longer accepting applications for the 2016-17 academic year. Potential applicants should contact Prof. Mary Bosworth ( with any queries. The fee is £500 per term/part of a term.

Postdoctoral Fellows

The Centre charges £3,000 per year, or £1,000 per term for Postdoctoral Fellows. This fee is to cover administrative charges (£500 a term, as per academic visitors) and supervision/mentoring support for the Visitor. Postdoctoral Fellows will meet with their supervising faculty member during the course of the term or year in order to receive guidance on their project.