Lecturer in Law

Royal Holloway, University of London

Job Description

Lecturer in Law

Location: Egham

Salary: £45,548 to £53,939 per annum - including London Allowance

Post Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 14 October 2022

Reference: 0922-417

Full time, Permanent

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in the Department of Law and Criminology. There is one full time permanent lecturer post in Law available. The Department of Law and Criminology is part of the School of Law and Social Sciences, alongside the Departments of Economics, Politics, International Relations and Philosophy. We are forward thinking, multidisciplinary and research active. We offer undergraduate programmes in Law, Criminology & Psychology and Criminology & Sociology and Social Science, together with Masters programmes in Forensic Psychology, Consumption, Culture & Marketing, Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies and Social Work. We are also home to an energetic postgraduate research student community.

We seek an outstanding teacher and researcher to join our dynamic and multidisciplinary team. In this post we are seeking to add to our research priorities in alignment with the College’s research catalysts which are currently Living Sustainably, Transformative Digital Technologies, Security and Society and Digital Futures in the Creative and Cultural Industries. The position includes teaching undergraduate core subjects, and we are interested in candidates with teaching expertise in Contract Law. We are also keen to develop our teaching portfolio in Commercial Law and Company Law and the ability to contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including the supervision of doctoral students and the development of specialist options to reflect specific areas of expertise, is sought. Applicants should possess the broad range of skills needed to teach effectively and as well as core teaching within our existing programmes should be able to contribute to and develop our teaching portfolio. We also expect academic leadership and an effective contribution to programme or department administration or projects improving the student experience.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing.
  • Free parking

The post is available from December 2022 or soon thereafter and is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

We offer a vibrant and supportive environment, in an internationally recognised and multidisciplinary academic group. We have a strong research culture and good links with legal and Criminal Justice agencies and the NHS, as well as government and charitable organisations. Further information on the School and the Department can be found at:


To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.uk. The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk.

Please quote the reference: 0922-417

Closing Date: 14th October 2022

Interview Date: TBC

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