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Senior Lecturer in Law

Anglia Ruskin University - Faculty of Business & Law

Location: Chelmsford
Salary: £40,927 to £50,296
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th October 2021
Closes: 26th November 2021
Job Ref: 461243

About ARU:
ARU is a vibrant workplace and our university is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the Role:
The Faculty of Business and Law takes an innovative approach to education, working closely with national and international businesses to offer contemporary, professionally accredited and employment focussed undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Continued growth allows us to offer additional faculty positions in our School of Law. You will have the opportunity to contribute to our on-campus, online, corporate and international work.

Our School of Law is seeking to build on existing strengths by appointing a new member of academic staff who can contribute to the teaching of law on our undergraduate and post graduate law courses. To be considered, ideally you have a professional background in law with experience from practice and/or a proven track record of excellence in delivering legal education. You would also hold a PhD or be close to completion of a PhD). You would be expected to be involved in the ongoing development of our existing law modules so as they are appropriate to meet the changing nature of the law profession and the requirements of the Solicitors Regulatory Authority.

You would also be expected to be research active and contribute to the growing research profile of the Law School both through engagement with its Research Centre – the Centre for Access to Justice and Inclusion – and through producing high quality research outputs that will form part of the School’s REF 2027 submission.

With an LLB or an undergraduate degree plus a GDL, you’ll also have a PhD (acquired or close to completion). An emerging research profile, evidenced by peer reviewed publications of a high quality is essential. You’ll also have an enthusiastic and flexible approach to work as well as the ability to work co-operatively and as part of a team. We particularly welcome applicants who can teach and lead the LLB core subjects Equity and Trusts and/or Land Law.

Informal enquiries can be made to Head of School, Ying Xie at

Find out more about working with us.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Guidance Notes:
For a list of key requirements, please click the apply button to download the Job Description and Person Specification. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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