Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Law x2

SOAS University of London - School of Law

Salary Range - £43,219 - £50,949 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Full time (37.5 hours per week – 1 FTE)
Fixed term for 2 years

The role and its responsibilities

SOAS is seeking to appoint as Lecturer or Senior Lecturer two research-active scholars who will contribute to the Law School’s teaching in Public International Law and International Human Rights Law. The appointee will be expected to convene or co-convene, teach and examine in these fields and also contribute to the teaching of core subjects. The ability to teach Tort, Criminal, and Contract Law will be an advantage. The appointee will have research interests that complement existing strengths in the Law School and a demonstrable interest in legal issues relating to Asia, Africa or the Middle East. The role also involves administration.

Skills and experience

The ideal appointee will have teaching experience in higher education, a strong research record, and administrative experience and skills. Appointees at Senior Lecturer level would be expected to have demonstrated academic leadership.

Further Information:

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Professor Carol Tan, ct9@soas.ac.uk or 020 7898 4630.

Competitive benefits package:

As an employer of choice SOAS offers an extensive benefits package including:

  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and additional School closure days (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Pension scheme with generous employer contribution
  • Various loan schemes including season ticket and IT equipment
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay provisions, childcare voucher scheme, financial support for childcare

About the School of Law

The SOAS School of Law is the leading school of law in UK and Europe for the study of international, regional or municipal legal issues relevant to Asia, Africa and the Middle East. It offers LLB, Senior Status LLB, LLM, MA and MPhil/PhD programmes to nearly 600 students per year. Some of its most popular modules are those in International Law and Human Rights Law and associated areas. The research of its academic staff is clustered around Human Rights Law, Public International Law, Islamic Law, International Environmental Law and Law and Development. Many academic staff have expertise in a region of the world or pursue research in relation to legal issues in the developing world.

To apply for this vacancy or download a job description, please visit www.soas.ac.uk/jobs.

Closing date:    26th April 2018

Completed applications must be received by 23:59 on the closing date to be considered.

Interviews will provisionally be held in the week commencing:  21st May 2018

If you have any questions or require any assistance with regard to the application process, please contact hr-recruitment@soas.ac.uk.

We are working to achieve a diverse and representative workforce at all levels within SOAS University of London. Women and Black and Minority Ethnic groups are actively encouraged to apply for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level.

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