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Chair in Law

Department
York Law School
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Full-time
Contract status
Open
Salary
Commensurate with experience, current minimum 63,837 a year
Posted Date
04/12/2018
Apply by
03/02/2019
Job Reference
7210
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Role Description

Building on the success of the previous REF (joint first for the excellence of our research) York Law School (YLS) is seeking to appoint a Chair in Law. The post reflects the continued growth of YLS, and we welcome interest from exceptional scholars with research interests that fit within our research clusters:

We are looking for an outstanding individual with an international reputation who can lead both research and teaching. In return we offer staff a supportive, nurturing environment. A key characteristic of the research at YLS is our strong multi-disciplinary focus and support for our staff, not only by collegiate colleagues, but through University wide initiatives such as the University Research Champions and the Research Centre for Social Sciences.

Key Requirements

  • PhD in law or commensurate professional experience
    • Outstanding and internationally recognised knowledge of relevant subject area
    • Success in accessing research grants and other external funding
    • Proven leadership and managerial skills
    • Substantial publication record in leading peer-reviewed journals
    • Effective and sustained involvement in major administrative tasks or positions of responsibility within a department or research unit
    • International leader in a major research field

Why York
As the only Law School in the UK to base our undergraduate degrees on problem-based learning (PBL), we offer a distinctive and dynamic approach to teaching and learning.  In the 2014 REF, the School placed in joint first for the excellence of its research, 4th for its impact, and 5th overall. The University and Law School are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

To Apply
Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Caroline Hunter (caroline.hunter@york.ac.uk)

We particularly encourage applications from female academics, who are currently under-represented within the University of York at these levels/within these areas.

Interviews are schedule to be held in York on 12 March 2019

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

      Athena Swan Bronze               

A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatYork

 

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