Lecturers (Teaching & Research) in Law - 2 posts
University of Dundee School of Social Sciences
United Kingdom

Lecturers (Teaching & Research) in Law - 2 posts



Reference Number         SSOC0119

Job Title               Lecturers (Teaching & Research) in Law - 2 posts

College/SASS     School of Social Sciences

School/Directorate          Law       

Grade   Grade 8 (£40,792 - £48,677)        

Job Category      Academic           

Closing Date       26 May 2019      

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties


Lecturers (Teaching and Research) in Law - 2 posts

We are seeking two exceptional candidates to enhance the excellence in teaching and research in Law within the School of Social Sciences. The successful candidate will have a Commercial Law background with interests in any areas of modern commercial and / or private law. We are particularly interested in intellectual property law and English private law, as well as financial services regulation, tax law, trade law, competition law. A research interest in other areas of law, with experience of teaching in commercial and / or private law, would also be considered.


The candidate will be expected to take an active role in the teaching of our successful undergraduate LLB, taught LLM and PhD programmes and any new programmes we will develop in the field. In addition to teaching and administrative duties (including student recruitment) the successful candidate should have a clearly articulated research strategy and will undertake excellent research with demonstrable impact. Pursuit of external grant funding and published research papers are essential along with a strategy for knowledge exchange.


Summary of Skills, Experience and Qualifications


- PhD in Law or a cognate discipline;

- Clear evidence of excellence in University learning and teaching;

- Experience of setting, marking, and assessing work and providing feedback to students;

- Development of research objectives, project and proposals;

- Conduct of individual or collaborative research projects;

- Ability to identify sources of funding and contribute to the process of securing funds;

- Develop ideas for generating income and promoting the subject;

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

- Evidence of ability and willingness to work collaboratively with others;

- Evidence of effective team membership;

- Ability to engage and travel in occasional overseas recruitment activities;

- Ability to prioritise and balance competing demands.



- Experience of curriculum development and review;

- Experience of successful supervision of PhD research students;

- Experience of successful international recruitment;

- Experience of Public Engagement.

College / School / Directorate Information

To further discuss the details of this post, informal inquires may be made to Dr Sarah Hendry, s.m.hendry@dundee.ac.uk, +44(0)1382 386473.


The University of Dundee is a diverse community which provides a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.


The University holds Athena SWAN Bronze Award (http://www.dundee.ac.uk/about/athenaswan/aboutathenaswan/), which recognise the promotion of gender equality and have made further commitment to advancing inclusive culture which supports and encourages all under-represented groups.

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