Hatton Professorship of Climate Law

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

October 17, 2022

Description

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.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

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: professorships@admin.cam.ac.uk).

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 2022.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor David Howarth, Head of Department of Land Economy and Convenor of Board of Electors: drb0@cam.ac.uk.

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/Location

Department of Land Economy

Reference

JP32589

Category

Professorships/Directorships

Published

4 August 2022

Closing date

17 October 2022

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