Subject Head of Law

University of East London - Royal Docks School of Business & Law

The University of East London is a dynamic university at the heart of London’s largest regeneration area and adjacent to the site of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The University is known for its commitment to civic engagement and is an anchor university in East London. UEL is an ambitious university with 19,000 students from diverse backgrounds. With its improving results across research and teaching, the University is looking to reposition itself within the higher education sector and London.

We invite you to join us an exciting time for the Royal Docks School of Business and Law. With consolidation and restructuring having taken place under new leadership within both the University and School, this is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious and creative individual to lead our Law Subject Area. You will work to develop our programmes in a fast changing market and deliver a distinctive legal education offering focussed on skills.

Reporting to the Dean, you will lead and manage a team of staff. You will contribute to our corporate strategy of civic engagement and connectivity in the community as well as professional and academic circles. 

Educated to at least Masters’ level, with a Doctorate in a relevant discipline or equivalent professional experience, you will have a credible professional track record and/or research record. An ability to deliver high quality teaching is essential, as are strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to positively engage stakeholders.

The School takes pride in the diversity of our staff and students. Our students are hard-working people from diverse backgrounds who know that a great career requires qualifications as well as practical ability. Our academics deliver original and innovative teaching ensuring that students are academically challenged.

To obtain further details about this vacancy please visit our website at (reference number: 121a2016). The closing date for applications is 4th January 2017.

Interviews will be held at the end of January 2017.

CVs without completed application forms will not be accepted.

We are working actively to improve the diversity of our staff

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