|Placed On:||18th September 2023|
|Closes:||3rd November 2023|
Queen Mary University of London is a leading UK Russell Group University with around 33,000 students from over 170 nationalities. We are a values-led institution with a strong brand identity centered on inclusion. Our Strategy 2030 sets out a vision to open the doors of opportunity and reflects our mission to create a truly inclusive environment, building on our cherished cultural diversity, where students and staff flourish, reach their full potential and are proud to be part of the University.
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) is an exciting place to work, teach and study – a postgraduate department within the Queen Mary School of Law with a global vision that nurtures talent and encourages innovation. Our staff come from all over the world, and, along with support from practitioners, judges and regulators, teach 1200 students from 100 countries. CCLS offers more than 200 courses on all aspects of commercial law including arbitration, banking, finance, intellectual property, international trade, media, communications, shipping, insurance, regulation, ethics, and tax. We are firmly established as a centre of national and international excellence in legal study and research. We were ranked 15th in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework 2021, with 87 per cent of our research outputs classed as world-leading or internationally excellent.
We now seek to appoint an exceptional individual as the Roy Goode Chair in Commercial Law. This is an exciting opportunity to make significant contributions to the intellectual life of CCLS in the research field of Commercial Law. You will develop and lead your own research group, providing direction that will enable its success, deliver high quality teaching which enhances student experience, as well as contributing as a senior academic to the wider achievements of the School and Institution.
You must be an internationally renowned academic with a significant track record of high-quality research in the fields of Commercial Law (e.g. trade/procurement law, contract law, corporate law, business regulation, and/or others in the general field of commercial law) at a national and international level. You must have a track record of attracting substantial research funding and the ability to develop research-led teaching and engage with a range of learning and teaching mediums. A collegiate and positive team player, with proven leadership experience, capable of energising and inspiring colleagues and stakeholders at all levels and use your first-class people skills to mentor students and staff. You must have a commitment to the University’s values and will be able to evidence leadership in embedding the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion.
We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or Ethnic Minority and/or women.
Closing date: 5pm on Friday, 3rd November 2023.
Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality
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