Lecturer in Law (Education and Scholarship)

University of Exeter
November 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:£41,732
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Exeter (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £41,732 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Lecturer in Law (Education and Scholarship)

Job description

Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

This full time, permanent role is available now.

This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

The role

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join our Law School in the Education and Scholarship family. In this role, you will have responsibility for the design, development and delivery of teaching at the programme and module levels. You will be expected to contribute to the design and delivery of teaching across more than one discipline in Law and work as part of a team to deliver teaching in compulsory modules and optional modules. We are keen to receive applications from individuals with experience delivering teaching in Contract Law, Torts, Family Law, and Medical Law. In this role, you will be expected to engage proactively in discussions about innovations in legal pedagogy and lead in a core portfolio area, such as skills development and graduate outcomes.

You will have a clear trajectory for scholarship and you will be a proactive member of the E&S community. We are committed to the professional development of our colleagues and as a member of the Law School you will be given the opportunity for mentoring through the School and Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.

About you

You will:

  • Possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist and core knowledge in the discipline
  • Demonstrate excellence in pedagogy and innovation, and have a clear trajectory for scholarship
  • Use a range of delivery techniques in the classroom to enthuse and engage students
  • Be able to work as part of team and contribute to curriculum and assessments design at the programme and module levels
  • Participate in and develop external networks to support skills development and graduate outcomes as part of our curricular and co-curricular activities
  • Have evidence of excellent teaching identified by peer review and have made an impact at discipline programme level beyond your own teaching
  • Have leadership experience in legal education at a level commensurate with this role
  • Be expected to work towards Fellow of the HEA status and to attend formal CPD relating to this
  • Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role

    What we can offer you:

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines
  • Support teams that understand the University wide teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development

  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supports high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career

  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 wks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 wks full pay), and a Fertility Treatment Policy

  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon

  • The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

    Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and 47% is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

    We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

    With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

    Further information

    Before submitting an application, you may wish to discuss the post further by contacting Professor Clair Gammage [email protected]

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