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York Law School
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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40,927 - 50,296 a year
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York Law School is seeking to appoint a lecturer in law to join and contribute to the distinctive research and teaching environment we offer. We welcome applications from scholars who can support our teaching on any part of the core law curriculum, but we are particularly keen to appoint a person working in the area of public law who will join our team of administrative justice researchers.  

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.  Our research environment fosters disciplinary excellence while also developing a strong capacity for interdisciplinary leadership. You will join a friendly, collegial, and close-knit community of teachers and researchers, and will benefit from a high degree of support from colleagues at all levels.

The School has a particular focus on socially engaged and intellectually creative research across the wide span of its activity, and the environment we provide will be ideally suited to a scholar interested in greater disciplinary openness and in working across doctrinal boundaries.


  • To develop research objectives, projects and proposals and carry out individual or collaborative research projects
  • To lead on and/or contribute to the production of research outputs and research outcomes.
  • To design, develop and deliver teaching across a range of modules in our LLB and LLM programmes
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities

Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed

  • A PhD in law or commensurate professional experience
  • An outstanding knowledge of a relevant subject area
  • A proven ability to develop high quality research projects and proposals and carry out individual or collaborative research projects which is published in leading peer-reviewed journals
  • Ability to design teaching material and deliver across a range of modules, including the UG core law curriculum
  • An ability to undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities
  • A collaborative ethos

Interview date: to be confirmed

For informal enquiries: please contact the Head of York Law School, Professor T.T. Arvind, at


The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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