Assistant Professor in Law (English Criminal Law and Law of Criminal Evidence)

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Law

In REF 2014 LSE Law had the highest percentage of world leading 4* publications of any UK institution. To support our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes and to strengthen further our research profile, we are now seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Law who can contribute to teaching in English Criminal Law and Criminal Evidence.

The successful candidate will contribute to the scholarship and intellectual life of the School by conducting research of internationally excellent quality which will enhance the School's reputation as a research-led teaching institution. We are committed to excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and all members of the Department’s academic staff are expected to contribute to core undergraduate teaching.

Candidates should be able to provide evidence of strong research potential and have a coherent strategy for future research resulting in publications of outstanding quality. Candidates should also have a PhD or its equivalent, or be close to completing.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

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The closing date for receipt of applications is 6th January 2017 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

Interviews will be held in February 2017

LSE values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels

For this post, we particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates

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