Lecturer in Law (several posts available)

University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School

Location: Bristol, UK

The University of Bristol Law School is a leading UK law school with an international reputation for outstanding teaching and research. Ranked 5th on research intensity in REF2014, the law school is home to a diverse and inclusive academic community which aspires to the highest standards in legal education and research. Housed in the iconic Wills Memorial Building with elegant additional premises close by in Berkeley Square, the Law School represents a unique blend of tradition and innovation, offering an educational experience which challenges and empowers students and a research and scholarship environment in which academic originality and excellence flourish.

The School seeks to recruit lecturers to join our thriving academic environment and contribute to research and teaching therein. We embrace excellence in all its forms and welcome applications from across the range of subject areas and research methodologies.

There are four full time posts (1 FTE x4) available, however the School is open to requests for part time working.

Applicants should have a completed PhD in law or equivalent, or be close to completion by the post start date and have a strong honours degree at undergraduate level in law or a law-related subject or equivalent. Applicants should also have demonstrable ability to produce excellent research leading to publications of 3* or 4* quality by REF2014 standards; a planned trajectory of high quality publications over a significant period; demonstrable experience of successful teaching or tutoring at university level or equivalent and; an ability and willingness to contribute to teaching on the core undergraduate curriculum.

The posts are available from 1 August 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The posts are located on Pathway One and will be appointed at either Profile Level b (Lecturer, grade J) or Profile level c (Lecturer, grade K) of the University’s Academic Pathways, depending on the relevant experience of the successful candidates.

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Tuesday 3 January 2017. It is expected that the final selection process will be held on Wednesday 1 February 2017 and Thursday 2 February 2017.

For informal enquiries about the vacancy please contact Professor Joanne Conaghan, Head of School, University of Bristol Law School (e-mail: hos-law@bristol.ac.uk or tel: +44 (0)117 954 5343). 

The University of Bristol is committed to equality and we value the diversity of our staff and students.

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