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Assistant or Associate Professor

University of Nottingham - Law

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £36,261 to £61,618 - please see advert
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd August 2019
Closes: 23rd September 2019
Job Ref: SOC313319

Location: University Park


£36,261 to £61,618 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £51,630 at Associate Professor Level). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

We are recruiting a new member of academic staff to the School of Law at the University of Nottingham at either Assistant or Associate Professor level.

Do you have excellent research ideas? Do you have a commitment to inspiring and engaging students in the study of Law? If so, then we want to hear from you.

The School of Law at the University of Nottingham is a dynamic place for research, teaching and learning. It is consistently ranked amongst the top law schools in the UK and attracts some of the very best students from around the world to its excellent undergraduate, Masters and PhD programmes.

We are looking for an Assistant or Associate Professor to join our intellectually engaging and collegial academic environment, who is able to contribute to teaching property law at undergraduate and postgraduate level (Land Law and/ or Law of Trusts). Other teaching may also be available, depending upon the successful candidate’s background and interests. We will also expect the successful candidate to publish internationally excellent research, and have the ability to secure research funding.  All of our academics also contribute to School administration.

We believe that every one of our staff can contribute to enhancing the diverse environment in which we work, and we are keen to hear what your contribution could be. We want to appoint people not just based on their past achievements, but also on the potential they show for the future and we want to draw on the widest possible range of talents and backgrounds.  A diverse and supportive environment, bringing different perspectives to our work and allowing people to blossom is the best platform for cutting-edge research and excellent teaching and student support. 

To apply, please complete our application form and include your CV and a 2-page outline research proposal (up to 1000 words) describing what could be achieved in your first 5 years at Nottingham. 

This post will be offered on a full time, permanent contract available from 1 January 2020. Job share arrangements may be considered. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Dirk Van Zyl Smit, tel: 0115 8466308 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

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