Sir David Williams Professorship of Public Law

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

The Board of Electors to the Sir David Williams Professorship in Public Law invite applications for this Professorship, from persons whose work falls within the general field of public law, to take up appointment on 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an international reputation in the field of public law, broadly conceived, an outstanding record in research and publication, and the vision and commitment to maintain and develop the University's profile in teaching and research in the field.

The Professor's duties will include teaching and research, examining, the supervision of graduate students, and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further information is available at

or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, together with the names and contact details of three referees, should be made online no later than Thursday 16 February 2017.

Informal enquiries concerning the Sir David Williams Professorship may be directed to Professor Richard Fentiman, Chair of the Faculty and Convenor of the Board of Electors, by telephone (+44 (0)1223 330041) or email (

Please quote reference JK11133 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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