Hatton Professorship of Climate Law
The Board of Electors to the Hatton Professorship of Climate Law invite
applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the
general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 January 2023 or
as soon as possible thereafter. The position is a newly endowed Professorship
within the University of Cambridge, established with the generous support of
the Hatton Trust.
The Hatton Professorship is the first endowed Professorship of Climate Law in
the United Kingdom. The Professor will be expected to contribute to the task
of analysing and proposing ways of solving the legal problems, particularly in
domestic law, that stand in the way of making progress in climate change
policy. The Hatton Professor will join the Professor of Climate Policy and the
Harold Samuel Professor of Law and Environmental Policy in the Department. The
Hatton Trust has also funded an associated Professorial Fellowship at Hughes
Hall into which the Hatton Professor will normally be invited upon election.
The Department is a leader in its field and the postholder will be expected to
contribute world class research and research leadership. In the 2021 Research
Excellence Framework assessment, 67% of the Department's research was found to
be "World Leading" and a further 31% "Internationally Excellent", making it
the top Department in the field in the UK in Times Higher Education's ranking.
Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature
in Climate Law and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build
on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research
presence. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.
Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining,
supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A
competitive salary will be offered.
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Further information is available at:
https:// www. hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/professorships or contact the Human Resources,
University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:
Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current
and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along
with details of three referees should be made online no later than 17 October
Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor David Howarth, Head of
Department of Land Economy and Convenor of Board of Electors: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please quote reference JP32589 on your application and in any correspondence
about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and
encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible
to live and work in the UK.
Department of Land Economy
4 August 2022
17 October 2022