Lecturer in Law (3 posts)

Bournemouth University - The Department of Law

Lecturer (Academic) in Law (3 posts)

Starting salary from £32,958 – 38,138 per annum with further progression opportunities to £41,709

Bournemouth University is creating the most stimulating, challenging and rewarding university experience in a world-class learning community by sharing our unique fusion of excellent education, research, professional practice and inspiring our students, graduates and staff to enrich the world.

The Department of Law is part of the Faculty of Media and Communication which is one of the largest of its kind in the world and has a global reputation for combining research and teaching practice. 

Law at BU hosts the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management ‘CIPPM’ https://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/cippm/  one of Europe’s foremost research centres in this area.  We also have a rapidly developing research centre in international public and criminal law, Conflict, Rule of Law and Society ‘CRoLS’ https://research.bournemouth.ac.uk/centre/conflict-rule-of-law-and-society/ as well as research expertise in corporate law , commercial law and business regulation.  The successful candidates will be expected to make a contribution to one of these key research areas. 

Our undergraduate programme includes a range of undergraduate law degrees: Law, Business Law, Entertainment Law, Law with Economics, Law with Politics  and Law and Tax, all of which are Qualifying Law Degrees.  We also deliver successful postgraduate academic and professional courses including in Public International Law, Commercial Law and Intellectual Property Law and we have a growing body of PhD students.  

We are seeking to recruit academics who are innovative and can display initiative to play an important role in developing the research strengths and profile of the Faculty and contribute to shaping the direction of future course curriculum. There is more than one post available on a full or part-time basis.  

Successful candidates will ideally be able to contribute to teaching in one or more foundation areas on the Qualifying Law Degree

We welcome applicants with expertise in an area of legal specialism relevant to one of our research centres, CRoLS or CIPPM. 

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

For further information and discussion please contact Sue Warnock, Acting Head of Law by email swarnock@bournemouth.ac.uk

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form.  Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961130 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference. 

Closing date: (Midnight) Wednesday 15 February 2017

Interview date: To be confirmed

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