Lecturer in Law (UOH-TA-204)

University of Hull
July 12, 2024
Offerd Salary:£38,205 to £44,263
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Lecturer in Law Reference: UOH-TA-204

Campus: Hull Faculty/Area: Faculty of Business, Law and Politics School/Department: The Law School Subject Group/Team: Law Salary: £38,205 to £44,263 Up to 21% pension, 31 days holiday + bank holidays Post Type: Full Time Closing Date: Friday 12 July 2024

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The Law School is the longest established department within the University of Hull. We are a well-established, reputable provider of legal education in the UK, Europe and worldwide. Our mission is to integrate the best traditions of legal scholarship into a modern context, and to teach and research law in a manner which reflects the diverse nature of the School's staff and student body. We seek to maintain a broad, critical and innovative approach to legal education, often driven by original research, which opens opportunities both within and beyond the legal profession. We strive to work within a scholarly, professional, supportive and friendly community in which mutual respect among staff and students is maintained at all times, and which seeks to contribute to society locally, nationally and internationally.

The Law School has a strong reputation for the quality of the teaching in its undergraduate and postgraduate provision and as part of the Law School Vision and development strategy we are looking to find new members of staff that will help to build a dynamic and world leading research group which addresses the pressing needs of Global Sustainability and Climate Change and Environmental Law. As such you will be contributing to the development of new and progressive curricula which involves new methods of delivery and technologies which support learning and teaching and innovative approaches to law subjects.

The Law School is now embedded at the Centre of the Faculty of Business Law and Politics, which has created the potential for collaborative research and teaching, within our fantastic facilities This will enable access to a range of modern facilities, including moot courts, court, new study and socialisation spaces for undergraduate and postgraduate students and a bespoke space for our Law Clinic and Mediation Service.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities of the Post:

In your covering letter please refer directly to the criteria, given in the person specification below. Applications are assessed by the selection panel according to these criteria. This post is an Academic post, which sits within our Research domain and you will be provided with dedicated research time.

As part of our continuing approach to developing our curriculum to reflect the University's commitment to a Carbon neutral campus we are looking to develop a further research strand which builds on this commitment to our Environment Law group and to informing the curriculum on our Global Sustainability Environmental and Climate change. Your role is one which focuses on Research within this sector, which will focus on Law of the Sea, Deep Sea bed mining, Energy and connected fields . You will be expected to demonstrate active involvement in high quality research, in your area, but also a commitment to teaching and learning on our Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes. We are looking for staff members that can also look to contribute to our Tort and Land Law provision. You will also be involved in the supervision of LLM dissertations, as well as more broadly throughout the curriculum.

To that end, we welcome applications from scholars able to teach in these areas and are looking for individuals who can be versatile in what they teach and be able to evidence use of digital teaching methods and approaches to their module design. The role holder will contribute through a range of teaching styles, from traditional lectures to practical workshops, tutorials and seminars as well as offering individual undergraduate, and postgraduate research project supervision, where appropriate.

The University is committed to a Carbon neutral footprint and as such Environmental and Climate change Law is integral to the Law School's mission. The research element of the post will require the role holder to engage actively in the research culture of the Law School in accordance with the Law School's published research strategy. The key elements of this include the publication of high-quality scholarly outputs in peer-reviewed journals and other appropriate means of dissemination, applying for and generating research funding, offering supervision to postgraduate research students and undertaking collaborative research with colleagues both within and outside the Law School.

All colleagues are expected to develop appropriate methods of delivery for the material that they teach, including appropriate use of technology. All colleagues are also required to provide appropriate support to our students in line with the Law School's ethos, including the expectation that all teaching staff will have a group of Personal Supervisees, to whom they will provide pastoral care in line with the University's expectations.

The role holder will be expected to undertake departmental administrative duties appropriate for their skills and experience and engage in appropriate training to develop their teaching and research skills.

For more information please contact Caroline Gibby Head of Law School - [email protected]

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At the University of Hull, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world's talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UoH workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and women particularly for our Grade 9 and 10 roles.

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