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Senior Lecturer / Reader in Law

Department
York Law School
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Full-time
Contract status
Open
Salary
50,132-58,089 a year (Senior Lecturer) or 50,132-61,618 a year (Reader)
Posted Date
21/01/2019
Apply by
21/02/2019
Job Reference
7300
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Role Description

York Law School is seeking to appoint an outstanding legal scholar as a Reader or Senior Lecturer in Law. We welcome applications from exceptional scholars with research interests that fit with any of the School’s research clusters:

York Law School (YLS) has recently celebrated its 10 anniversary. Over the last 10 years it has grown into a thriving and renowned law school and this post is part of on-going growth. The School is known for its distinctive programmes based on problem-based learning (PBL) and its multi-disciplinary research.

Role

In the role you will:

  • generate new research
  • lead on and/or contribute to the production of research outputs and research outcomes
  • publish high impact research in quality journals, and to devise, direct and develop research projects and generate external research funding.
  • take responsibility for overseeing, developing and promoting innovative teaching and learning approaches and material
  • lead the design, development and delivery of a range of academic modules
  • undertake a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.

Key Requirements

  • PhD in law or commensurate professional experience
  • National and internationally recognised knowledge of relevant subject area
  • Experience in a leadership role either in teaching or research
  • Proven track record in research with publications in leading peer-reviewed journals
  • Extensive track record of teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate and postgraduate level

Salary: £50,132-£58,089 a year (Senior Lecturer) or £50,132-£61,618 a year (Reader)

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)

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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