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Lecturer (Academic) in Corporate Law, Governance & Stewardship

Bournemouth University

Location: Bournemouth
Salary: £34,189 to £39,609 Per annum with further progression opportunities to £43,267
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 6th June 2019
Closes: 7th July 2019
Job Ref: FMC167

Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

The Department of Law is part of the Faculty of Media and Communication which is one of the largest of its kind in the world and has a global reputation for combining research and teaching practice. Law at BU hosts the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management ‘CIPPM’ one of Europe’s foremost research centres in this area. We also have a rapidly developing research centre in international public and criminal law, Conflict, Rule of Law and Society ‘CRoLS’ as well as research expertise in corporate law, commercial law, business regulation and legal education. The successful candidate will be expected to make a contribution to one of these key research areas. 

Our newly revalidated Law undergraduate programme includes a range of degrees: Law, Law with Politics, Law with Solicitors Qualifying Law exam, and Law, Media and Creative industries, all of which are Qualifying Law Degrees. We also deliver successful postgraduate academic and professional courses including in Public International Law, Commercial Law and Intellectual Property Law and we have a growing body of PhD students.  

We are seeking to recruit an academic who is innovative and can display initiative to play an important role in developing the research strengths and profile of the Faculty and contribute to shaping the direction of future course curriculum. Successful candidates will be able to contribute to teaching in one or more foundation areas on the Qualifying Law Degree.

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

Applications are welcome from those with professional expertise in Corporate/Company Law in particular but with experience in teaching other Undergraduate and Post Graduate subjects.

For further information and discussion or the opportunity for an informal visit, please contact Sue Warnock, Head of Department at

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961130 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference FMC167.

BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment. We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society. To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

Closing date: (Midnight) Sunday 7 July 2019

Interview date: TBC

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