Lecturer in Law, School of Law
Application closing date
£42,149 – £50,296 per annum
Ranked 51st amongst law schools globally (Times Higher Education World
University Rankings, 2021) Essex Law School is recognised across the world
for taking excellence in research and excellence in education equally
As one of the largest law schools in the UK, we offer a wide range of courses
to our students. Alongside our single-honours LLB, we deliver joint LLBs with
various other subjects such as human rights, politics, philosophy, business,
finance, and criminology. We also run an award-winning joint English and
French law degree. At the postgraduate level, we have courses in subjects
including human rights (both LLMs and interdisciplinary MAs), business and
commercial law, international trade law, maritime law and international law.
The appointee will demonstrate a commitment to providing an engaging,
innovative curriculum that meets the modern needs of our diverse student body.
Duties of the Role
The School of Law is recruiting a lecturer to join our diverse community of
scholars. The successful candidate will deliver innovative and engaging
teaching, supervision and learning support to our students, select appropriate
methods of assessment and feedback to learners , supervise student
projects, and undertake leadership duties.
They will engage in individual and/or collaborative research activity
(resulting in internationally excellent publications) that is in keeping
with REF criteria
Please see full list of duties in the jobpack attached.
Skills and qualifications required
Applicants will have a relevant doctoral level research degree or equivalent
professional experience/practice or be close to completion of a PhD, as well
as having an undergraduate/postgraduate degree in law (or equivalent
professional experience). They will able to contribute to teaching of
undergraduate modules such as: criminal law, law of evidence, EU law, law of
obligations and tort law. An ability to also contribute to teaching in
additional areas is desirable. The have experience in teaching at
undergraduate/postgraduate levels, or demonstrable potential to engage in
teaching and learning support in engaging and innovative ways.
At the University of Essex, internationalism and diversity is central to who
we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan,
internationally oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students
from all countries, faiths and backgrounds, where you can find the world in
To support this commitment we have our Global Forum, a staff-led network that
promotes and celebrates the rich cultural diversity among Essex staff, and our
Colchester campus based Faith Centre, which hosts regular services, meetings
and events organised by our chaplains and faith representatives.
We particularly welcome applications from those from an ethnic minority as
they are under-represented in the School of Law.
Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and
person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications
and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the
post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an
application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice
or help in making an application, or need information in a different format,
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