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Lecturer (E&R) in Law

University of Exeter - College of Social Sciences and International Studies

Location: Exeter
Salary: The starting salary will be from £36,382 up to £47,419 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 27th October 2021
Job Ref: R48609

This full-time post is available from January 2022 on a permanent basis.

The Law School has a worldwide reputation for excellence in teaching and research, attracting academics, visiting lecturers and students from across the globe.  We are an ambitious and friendly Law School delivering a first class legal education at an elite Russell Group University. We combine academic excellence with innovative teaching to provide our students with the experience, skills and confidence needed to build a successful career.

The role

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Law to develop further the research and teaching and overall academic profile of the Law School. The post will include teaching on one of the Law core modules and we are particularly interested in applicants with an interest in commercial or contract law as well as contributing to PGT teaching in these areas. An enthusiasm for developing and delivering excellent education is critically important.

About you

For a Lecturer post you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in Law and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research
  • A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding
  • An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research
  • Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes
  • Strong connections and funded projects with business and community partners
  • Involvement in projects which develop impact.

What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification available on our website for full details of this role.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Further Information

The closing date for applications is 27 October 2021. 

For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Prof Sue Prince, Head of School (email: s.j.prince@exeter.ac.uk).

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