Professor of Law

De Montfort University - Law

Salary: Senior Staff, Salary to be determined by the Vice Chancellor

Here at De Montfort University, our success is down to the professionalism, creativity and aspiration of our talented academics. It means we’ve already achieved worldwide acclaim, and have been awarded Gold under the Teaching Excellence Framework. But now we want to go even further. By investing £130 million, we’ll deliver even more innovative research facilities and create inspirational learning environments. But our ambitions will rely on academics who are just as ambitious. People like you.

Our future-focused Law School continues to expand and remains committed to impactful research. As part of a major investment in staff we’re looking for two Professors in Law to join our vibrant and creative law school. We are looking for outstanding candidates who will make a significant contribution to the advancement of knowledge and the development of sustainable research, supported by robust funding streams. 

To succeed, you’ll need a proven track record of research leadership, research and publications, preferably including successful applications to major grant awarding bodies. We’re particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to our critical research mass in the following areas: Law as it relates to Economic Sustainability or the stability of economic relations; the relationship between Law and Threat, Risk, Harm or Vulnerability; Law, Sport and Technology.

When you join, you’ll instantly become part of a vibrant and welcoming community with nascent research centres in these areas and a culture of supporting innovation and impact. It means you’ll enjoy everything from generous annual leave and flexible hours, to NUS discount and health benefits. We’ll also support you from the very first day with a comprehensive induction programme.

And with access to our Academic Professional Development site, you’ll continue to progress both personally, and professionally.  

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Closing date: 3rd November 2017

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