Chair/Reader in Commercial Law
University of Manchester School of Social Sciences
United Kingdom

Chair/Reader in Commercial Law

Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-016189

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 01/03/2021

Salary: Professorial Scale Grade 9

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

School/ Directorate: Law

Hours per week: 1 FTE

Contract Duration: Permanent from 01 September 2021

To achieve the strategic objectives of the School and its Centre for Law and Business, and to further strengthen our research and teaching portfolio, the department wishes to appoint a Chair or Reader in Commercial Law.

Applicants must have an internationally recognised research and publications record in Banking/Financial Law, Corporate Law or international Sale of Goods.The successful applicant will be expected to provide research leadership in the wider area of Commercial Law, and to take an active role in the direction and development of the Centre for Law and Business, in order to enhance the department’s international reputation in this field. Applicants should also have a clear, well-developed and viable strategy for applying for external research funding, as and where appropriate.

You will be expected to make a contributions to the strategic development of relevant undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including teaching, if needed, in the areas of Banking/Financial Law, Corporate Law or International Sale of Goods.

NB Please state whether you are applying for the Reader or Chair post in your supporting statement.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Yenkong Hodu, Head of Law


Tel: 0161 275 3676

General enquiries:


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

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