Tuesday, February 09, 2016

JOB: Lecturer in Law, Durham Law School, Durham University (3x)


Job Title : Lecturer/Senior LecturerCompany : Durham University
Department : Durham Law SchoolPosition Type : Academic

7/8/9 £31,656 – 55,389

Lectureship/Senior Lectureships in Law (x 3 Vacancies)

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

Durham Law School is seeking to appoint outstanding legal scholars to up to three Lectureships or Senior Lectureships in Law. We welcome applications from exceptional scholars with research interests in any area of law, and a profile that aligns with the position for which they are applying. An ability to teach in one or more of the following areas will be advantageous: Public Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property Law, and any area of English Private Law.

Durham Law School is 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. Durham Law School has research strengths in a wide range of sub-disciplinary specialisms, including Public Law and Human Rights, European and International Law, Commercial/Corporate Law and Legal Theory. 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.

All three posts are full time and permanent.

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.

Shortlisted applicants will be informed on or by Monday 25 April and invited for interview on Thursday 5 May 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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