Lecturer in Law
University of Leicester - Leicester Law School
United Kingdom

About the role

In this role, you will contribute to the teaching of specialist modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as to the core undergraduate modules forming the Foundations of Legal Knowledge. These modules are required by students who seek to obtain a qualifying law degree, which will enable them to progress to the professional stage of legal training. In addition, you will also contribute to the supervision of research students.

You will pursue and publish research of the highest quality in line with the Schools objectives of producing internationally excellent research with a meaningful societal impact. As part of this, you will be expected to secure, in collaboration with colleagues as appropriate, external funding through research grants or contracts to support a developing research agenda.

About you

With a passion for the subject matter, we are looking for someone who is motivated to give our students the best experience possible. You will have expertise in one or more of the areas below and hold a track record of high quality journal papers.

  • Foundations of Legal Knowledge modules (Tort, Contract, Criminal, Public and EU law, Land, Equity and Trusts)*
  • Family Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Company Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Tax LawJurisprudence & Legal Theory

Additional information

For informal enquiries, please contact lawhead@leicester.ac.uk

We anticipate that interviews will take place on 13 September 2019

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. Our strength is built on the talent of our scholars, drawn to us by a mutual passion for discovery. We seek to embed an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit into our research culture, and to create an environment in which both disciplinary excellence and interdisciplinarity thrive.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here. 


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