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Lecturer in Public Law

University of Glasgow

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £35,210 to £50,132 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th February 2019
Closes: 11th March 2019
Job Ref: 023926

Job Purpose

***This is the job description for the Lecturer post (Research & Teaching). The Job Description for the Lecturer post (Teaching & Learning Scholarship) is available as an attachment at the bottom of this page. Please specify which position(s) you wish to be considered for on your cover letter.***

To undertake high-quality research, actively contribute to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to undertake administration as required by the Head of School. We invite applications from candidates with expertise in all areas of Public law.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Develop and maintain individual/joint research projects in the area of public law and related subject areas and, where appropriate, to secure external funding required to support research.

2. Contribute fully to developing and enhancing the research profile of the subject area including establishing a track record of high quality publications.

3. Attendance and participation in appropriate research seminars/conferences relevant to research and teaching.

4. Responsible for the supervision and training of postgraduate research students to ensure their effective development.

5. Contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of teaching activities in accordance with School undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

6. Supervise individual student projects and assist with difficulties e.g. learning support/problems.

7. Contribute to the ongoing development and design of the curriculum, in a manner that supports a research–led approach to student learning.

8. Assess (using a variety of methods and techniques) assignments and exam papers and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support their learning.

9. Engage in professional development as appropriate.

10. Undertake administrative activities as required by the Head of School.

For appointment at grade 8:

11. Sustain internationally leading research activity in the subject area, including a track record of publications of international quality and funding required for this research, as appropriate.

12. Take responsibility for the planning, organisation and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching activities in the relevant and related subject areas, in accordance with the School programme.

Standard Terms & Conditions

The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade 7/8, £35,210 - £39,610/£43,266 - £50,132 per annum.

This post is full time and open ended.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant of this post will be enrolled onto the University’s Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide for you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.

Information on the programme can be found on our website at:

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity

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