Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in International Law and International Human Rights Law

University of Stirling

Location: Stirling Campus                  

The Post

Stirling Law School is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in International Law and International Human Rights Law who is able to teach across a range of courses on our LLB, BA and Masters programmes - including research led Honours and Masters module(s) in international law and human rights and dissertation supervision - and who could contribute effectively to our strong research culture. The successful candidate will be expected to produce high quality outputs, make grant applications and work towards creating impact. The successful candidate will be a key member of an interdisciplinary team developing a Masters programme in this field and able to develop links with external stakeholders.

It is desirable but not essential that the successful candidate has a Scots law LLB or an LLB from another UK jurisdiction or from a Common Law jurisdiction and is able to teach on accredited courses.

The Law School was established in 2005 and sits within the Division of Law and Philosophy: we have already established an excellent track record in research and in learning and teaching. The Grade Point Average measuring the overall quality of the Law School’s research output in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) was ranked first for law in Scotland and our aim is to maximise research quality, impact beyond academia and funding. Law scored 93% in NSS 2017 and has a commitment to delivering an excellent student experience. Successful candidates would therefore be expected to make an effective contribution to both research and teaching.

They will undertake other administrative duties as prescribed by the Head of Division. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise PhD student(s) and to produce high quality research outputs, work towards generating impact and apply for grant funding in their area of research expertise.

It is desirable that the successful applicant is part of or has the potential to develop research networks and impact

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