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Lecturer in Law

  • Job Reference: REQ005763
  • Date Posted: Wednesday, 7 July 2021
  • Application Closing Date: Wednesday, 4 August 2021
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Grade/Salary: H (£36,914-£42,792)
  • Basis: Indefinite
  • Job Category / Type: Academic
  • School/Service: School of Justice
  • Hours: Full time (37 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed

In the School of Justice (previously Lancashire Law School) we commit to provide for our 2500+ law, policing, criminology, sociology and public services students, drawn from the UK and overseas, a learning experience which is stimulating, challenging, high quality and research informed. The School offers a full suite of undergraduate, masters and research degrees as well as professional postgraduate training, apprenticeships and executive education and training. We have a network of high quality partnerships in the UK and overseas and run a number of externally funded research and knowledge transfer projects. Building on a strong performance in the last REF, we are seeking to make an excellent return to the next REF.

The School has a friendly, supportive and engaged staff base with a shared vision for excellence. With almost 100 successful, well qualified and culturally diverse academic staff, we are now looking to enhance expertise in the foundation subjects of law through the appointment of a lecturer.

The post holder will contribute broadly to the School’s wide portfolio of taught courses, supervise postgraduate research students and actively engage in research and /or innovation activities. Without limiting the call for applications, the School particularly welcomes applications from those who have both teaching and research interests in the broad foundation legal subjects with a particular emphasis on Family, EU Law and/or Contract Law and/or Crime.

The successful applicant should hold a good honours degree (or equivalent) in law together with a relevant master’s qualification or a postgraduate professional legal qualification, and preferably hold or be willing to register for a PhD. Ideally applicants will hold a teaching qualification or demonstrate willingness to undertake such a qualification.

Evidence of ability to produce publications to contribute to future REFs, and/or a willingness to engage in income generation and executive education & training and high quality research or knowledge transfer work is essential.

Utilising excellent communication and presentation skills the successful applicant will demonstrate a flexible and innovative approach to teaching and learning and be able to teach/supervise dissertations up to post graduate level.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston. Requests for flexible working or shared roles may be possible.

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