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Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)

York Law School
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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40,322 - 49,553 a year
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York Law School

Building on the success and growth of the School, York Law School (YLS) is seeking to appoint a lecturer. 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.  We would like to appoint a lecturer with expertise in teaching and curriculum design and development in the areas of company and commercial law and/or legal skills. 


  • To lecture, lead seminars, problem-based learning, tutorials and other forms of graduate and postgraduate teaching
  • To develop teaching and learning activities in the School and deliver teaching across a range of modules and to all levels, through lectures, tutorials, problem-based learning, seminars, and clinical (in the YLS Clinic) which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students
  • To carry out on-going curriculum review, including teaching content and materials and contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • Postgraduate degree in law or equivalent experience
  • Extensive knowledge in law and in particular in company and commercial law and/or legal skills to design & develop teaching programmes and the provision of learning support across different levels of academic activity
  • Highly developed communication skills to engage effectively with a wide ranging audience, both orally and in writing, using a range of media
  • Ability to innovate in teaching and learning, e.g. through the development of teaching materials
  • Experience in teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate or postgraduate level or in an evidenced similar context

Interview date: TBC

For informal enquiries: please contact Caroline Hunter on

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