|Salary:||£36,386 to £60,027 per annum, Grade 7 Academic to Grade 9|
|Placed On:||3rd February 2023|
|Closes:||5th March 2023|
Kent Law School are delighted to be recruiting for a new wave of talent to join them in shaping the future of critical legal education and research.
We invite applications especially in the areas of private law (particularly contract and equity & trusts), health and medical law, intellectual property law, public law, EU law, criminal law, the law of evidence, and critical introduction to law.
Kent Law School is a collegial and dynamic community with a history of innovative approaches to research and teaching, and a commitment to understanding, critiquing and enhancing relationships between law and the wider world. Our educational and research culture values equality, diversity and inclusion, advances critical and innovative legal education, and facilitates research excellence. Renowned as a home for critical, socio- and interdisciplinary legal studies, we especially encourage applications from scholars who take decolonial, feminist, social justice or other critical perspectives.
Looking to build on your research achievements by joining an internationally renowned law school with the opportunity to benefit from support to advance your research trajectory? You will have considerable experience of publishing high quality research and will relish the opportunity to make a dynamic contribution to our undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programmes.
Looking for a high-quality academic environment in which you can develop your research, networks, publications, funding capacity and impact? You will have demonstrable experience of teaching and a passion to pursue research-led teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students.
We will provide comprehensive support to all successful candidates, enabling the attainment and continuation of excellence in research, education and institutional citizenship. Postholders will make a high-quality contribution to research-led education and innovation in student experience, will supervise masters’ and doctoral students, will act as an academic advisor to undergraduates and engage strongly with our vibrant research environment.
Kent Law School is an internationalised law school, recruiting substantial proportions of both students and academic staff from outside the UK. The School achieved an outstanding result in REF2021 (https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/ref-2021-law).
The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels. We particularly invite applications from candidates from Black and minority ethnic communities, disabled and neurodiverse candidates and those with chronic illnesses, who are currently under-represented in UK higher education and among staff in KLS. As part of our commitment to EDI the University has a flexible working policy and supports staff who use the DWP’s Access to Work scheme.
To submit your application, please follow the link below. Full details of how to apply are included in the attached job description. You are required to submit an academic CV, letter of application and a plan for your research over the next three years.
Applications must be made via the University’s online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered. If you would like any further information about the application process please see the attached Additional Information document or contact HR on LSSJHR@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: LSSJ-228-23.
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