Tuesday, February 09, 2016

JOB: Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in International Law at Durham University

This is one of FIVE posts currently advertised at Durham University's Law School. If you want to be part of a leading law school with fabulous colleagues, do apply! Happy to answer questions anyone has.

Job Specification

Job Title : Lecturer/Senior LecturerCompany : Durham University
Department : Durham Law SchoolPosition Type : Academic
7/8/9 £31,656 – 55,389

Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in International Law

Please note that this position closes for applications at 23.30pm on Monday 14 March 2016.

Durham Law School is seeking to appoint an outstanding legal scholar to a Lectureship or Senior Lectureship in International law.

The person appointed to this post will be an exceptional scholar with research and teaching interests in the field of international law (understood broadly as encompassing both public international law and private international law), and with a profile that aligns with the position for which they are applying. The appointee will join one of the UK’s very best law schools with an outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching, research and employability of our students. Ranked 3rd in the UK’s last Research Excellence Framework (REF2014: http://www.ref.ac.uk) in terms of grade point average, the Law School is a vibrant and inclusive academic community of imaginative scholars working at the frontiers of legal knowledge. The School’s strong research culture is supported by a generous research leave scheme and individual staff research allowance. This is supplemented by a university-wide policy providing for additional leave following maternity, adoption and parental leave (www.dur.ac.uk/hr/policies/leave/researchleave).

Durham Law School is committed to research-led and small group teaching. The Law School achieved a 90% overall satisfaction rating in the 2015 National Student Survey and is consistently rated one of top 5 UK law schools in various league tables. The School is housed in fully-accessible, state of the art purpose-built accommodation with superb views of the UNESCO world heritage site comprising Durham Castle and Cathedral.

Successful applicants will, ideally, be in post by 1 September 2016. Applicants should clearly state in their application for which post or posts they wish to be considered.

We embrace excellence in all its forms and invite all qualified candidates to apply. Durham Law School particularly welcome applications from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in the university.

This post is full time and permanent.

Shortlisted applicants will be informed on or by Wednesday 6 April and invited for interview on Monday 18 April 2016.

For further details of this position including person specification and success indicators, please read the full applicant brief situated at the bottom of this page.
Close Date : 14-Mar-2016

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