Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Property and Trusts

. . . is now being advertised at Durham Law School and can be found here (ref # 2612). It is a permanent position with a salary in the range of £30,424 to £53,233 (or US$46,555 to $81,457). Deadline for applications is 17 May 2013.


Job Description
 
Durham Law School seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Property and Trusts. The person appointed to this post will be an exceptional scholar with research and teaching interests that align with the person specification for the post. She or he will join one of the UK’s leading law schools and the broader community of scholars in Durham making up a Global Top 100 University.  At Durham Law School we value all methodological approaches to legal research and are a vibrant community of imaginative scholars working at the frontiers of legal knowledge. Our work is supported by numerous research centres and clusters, including the Institute of Commercial and Corporate Law (www.dur.ac.uk/law/research). Research undertaken in Durham Law School is published at the highest international levels and deeply influential in law, policy, advocacy and theoretical developments. Our intellectual community comprises a highly international body of academic staff working together with a large and diverse group of postgraduate research students. Our courses are highly regarded, entry is very competitive and we select an excellent student intake from across the world.

The appointee to this post will both benefit from and contribute to the continued development of our intensive and collegial School. The successful applicant will be in post on or before 1 September 2013.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in the University.

Responsibilities

The successful applicant will pursue research leading to publications that are internationally excellent/world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour; demonstrate the capacity to pursue suitable funding opportunities to support their research; contribute appropriately to the delivery of research postgraduate supervision; contribute to curriculum development and teaching on the Undergraduate or LLM programmes in the Law School; and undertake administrative responsibilities as allocated by the Head of School. Appointees will become active members of the dynamic and innovative community of scholarship in Durham Law School, which includes a number of research groups that act as a focus for scholarly activity.

Person Specification

For appointment at all levels

• Good first degree in law or a cognate discipline (E)
• Completed or close to completion of a research postgraduate degree or equivalent in law or a cognate discipline (E)
For appointment at Grade 7
• Demonstrated potential to produce and publish research outputs of international excellence or world-leading in terms of quality, originality, significance and rigour (E)
• Demonstrable potential for producing research that generates impact (broadly understood) beyond the academic community (E)
• Demonstrable ability to provide excellent, research-led teaching including in the fields of property and trusts (E)
• An ability to submit (including in collaboration with others) viable bids for external funding (E)
• Capacity to undertake and lead in administrative positions within the School (E)
• Demonstrable commitment to collegiality and (peer) mentorship (E)

For appointment at Grade 8

• Record of producing and publishing research outputs of international excellence or world-leading in terms of quality, originality, significance and rigour (E)
• A record of producing research that generates impact (broadly understood) beyond the academic community (E)
• Experience of providing excellent, research-led teaching including in the fields of property and trusts (E)
• The ability to attract and successfully supervise doctoral students (E)
• A record of submitting (including in collaboration with others) viable bids for external funding (E)
• Experience of successfully undertaking administrative roles (E)
• Demonstrable commitment to collegiality and (peer) mentorship (E)

For appointment at Grade 9 (Senior Lecturer)

• An established profile of important and innovative research and publications which are internationally excellent and influential in their originality, significance and rigour (E)
• A track record generating externally sourced research funding with a demonstrated potential to continue to generate such funding (E)
• A record of producing research that generates impact (broadly understood) beyond the academic community (E)
• An established record of providing excellent, research-led teaching including in the fields of property and trusts (E)
• Clear evidence of the ability to attract and successfully supervise doctoral students (E)
• Evidence of academic leadership and experience of successfully undertaking administrative roles (E)

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