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Lecturer in Law

Southampton Law School

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £30,942 to £49,553 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 03 February 2020
Interview Date:   See advert
Reference:  1222019JJ

Southampton Law School (2 posts)

Applications are invited for up to two permanent posts in Southampton Law School at the level of Lecturer (levels 4 or 5).

As a Law School, we are committed to high quality legal education and scholarship. To that end, we intend to strengthen our research and teaching across a number of areas of the curriculum. For these posts, we would welcome applications, particularly, from those with an interest in the following areas: Arbitration Law, Company Law, Employment Law, Environmental Law and Intellectual Property Law.

Successful candidates will have a PhD in Law or equivalent professional qualifications and experience.

Successful candidates will be expected to make an all-round contribution to education and research delivery in the School. You will be expected to have a research profile including published work commensurate with your career stage.  You will be committed to high quality research and to building a vibrant student experience and community. Visible and collegiate, you will be expected to contribute to all aspects of the School’s activities including student recruitment and outreach.

Research in the Law School currently clusters around a number of research centres including those for Private and Commercial Law (PCL); Maritime Law (IML); Law, Policy and Society (CLPS); Health Ethics and Law (HEAL); Law, Internet and Culture (iClic) and the Stefan Cross Centre for Women, Equality and Law. Colleagues are also involved in individual and collaborative scholarship in numerous other fields, often inter-disciplinary.

What we can offer you

Based at our lively Highfield campus, you will have access to state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, as well as our sports complex, Hartley Library and Staff Social Centre.  Having secured a £300m bond investment we are committed to investing in the University’s future and long-term stability.  

The UoS believes in supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for delivering world-class research and creating a community that values independent thought.  

Next Steps

In addition to the on-line application, please submit a copy of what you consider to be your best piece of work which will be submitted for REF 2021. Please send this electronically to Professor Brenda Hannigan, Head of Southampton Law School (bmh@soton.ac.uk) by the closing date for applications.

Interviews will be held 10th, 11th and 12th March 2020.

Further information about our Russell Group University can be found at www.soton.ac.uk and about the Law School at www.law.soton.ac.uk Enquiries may be addressed to Professor Brenda Hannigan, Head of Southampton Law School at bmh@soton.ac.uk

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed application form online at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above.  If you need any assistance, please call Steff Palmer (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4560. Please quote vacancy reference number 1222019JJ on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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