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Professor of Law (Part Time)

Queen's University Belfast - School of Law

Location: Belfast
Salary: Determined in accordance with the Professorial ranges as applied within the University.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 30th July 2018
Closes: 30th August 2018
Job Ref: 18/106704

The School of Law at Queen’s, part of the Russell Group, is a leading UK Law School. It seeks to interact with the wide community of people who have an interest in the study of law locally, nationally, regionally and globally. It provides innovative teaching delivered by world class staff in a beautiful environment.

The School of Law seeks to appoint a Professor of Law of the very highest international standing. The appointment is offered on a 0.2 FTE basis, to undertake research, enhance international connectivity and provide significant academic leadership in line with the School’s research strategy. The Professor will make significant contributions to the mentoring and development of early-career staff, support and enable the development of large-scale externally funded research projects, and support and enhance the ongoing production of significant and impactful research outputs of the highest quality.

The successful candidate will:

  • A degree in Law or cognate discipline
  • A PhD in Law or cognate discipline; or equivalent academic standing evidenced by a sustained record of major publications
  • Recognised excellence and reputation – research internationally acknowledged as world-leading.
  • Sustained publication record of outputs of world-leading quality that fully demonstrates a formative and lasting contribution to the field.
  • Sustained record of securing and enabling large-scale research funding, awarded through competitive external peer-review processes.
  • Sustained record of successful delivery of such funded projects, including the management of financial and human resources.
  • Sustained record of successful PhD supervision, including demonstrated potential to develop PhD and postdoctoral funding sources.
  • Sustained track record of invitations as keynote/plenary speaker at major international conferences/University named lectures; chair of major conferences/events.
  • Substantial experience of teaching and assessment in a Law school context at University level.

Further information about the School can be found at

Professor salary will be determined in accordance with the Professorial ranges as applied within the University.

Closing date: Thursday 30 August 2018

For full criteria and to apply online, visit For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability 

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