Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor of Law

University of Auckland, New Zealand - Law School

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university and one of the world’s major research universities.  The Auckland Law School is ranked as one of the best law schools in the world in the QS World University Rankings.  It is the largest law school in New Zealand and has an international reputation for research and teaching excellence.

Situated in the heart of the legal precinct, the Law School has strong links to the legal profession and the judiciary.  The School aspires to provide a complete legal education, preparing students for legal practice as well as many other careers in an internationalised world.  Its thriving undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offer the largest range of courses of any law faculty in New Zealand and attract high calibre students.  The School enjoys excellent international links.

The Auckland Law School invites applications for positions at any level from Lecturer to Professor, depending on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.

Successful applicants will be committed to undertaking high quality research and research-informed teaching.  If hired, they will be expected to contribute to the compulsory core courses, and to develop and teach specialist elective courses.

The Faculty of Law is particularly seeking applicants with interests and strengths in one or more of the following compulsory core courses:  Criminal Law, the Law of Torts, Public Law, the Law of Contract, Land Law, Jurisprudence and Legal Ethics.  The Faculty also welcomes applications with strengths in one or more of the following areas:  Law and Society, Legal Method, Company and Commercial Law, International Commercial Law, Māori Legal Issues and the Treaty of Waitangi, Pacific Law, Family Law, Local Government Law, Resource Management Law, Insolvency, Finance and Securities Law, Banking Law, Employment Law, and Law and Economics.

For further information see  www.law.auckland.ac.nz  or contact the Dean’s Executive Assistant via  lawdean@auckland.ac.nz  or Faculty of Law, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz.

Applications close on Friday 14th July 2017.

To learn more about working & living in New Zealand, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/new-zealand

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