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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Law

University of Surrey

Job Description


Location: Guildford
Salary: £43,413 to £63,674
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 30 October 2022
Reference: 069722

The University of Surrey School of Law is committed to undertaking original, relevant scholarship, and to providing innovative, engaging teaching.

Our dual commitment is reflected across numerous ratings. On research, the school was ranked 6th in the UK in REF 2021 for overall quality of research publications, 54% of which were assessed to be world leading (4*). On teaching, the 2022 National Student Survey placed us 4th in the UK for law with a 91% overall satisfaction rating. We are a School with an international profile and outlook, and this is reflected in a 2022 Times Higher Education ranking of 58th in the world among Law Schools, 15th in the UK.

The school comprises three main research clusters: The Surrey Centre for Law and Philosophy, the Surrey Centre for International and Environmental Law and our Law and Technology Hub. Our ethos is a warm and collegial one that encourages reflection and engagement with research and pedagogy. Staff are given generous time to develop their interest in both aspects of academic life.

We seek to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Law to a teaching and research position.

All applicants should have;

  • A PhD or be close to completing their doctoral studies.
  • There is an expectation that the appointee will have an outstanding research profile for their level with a demonstrated ability to produce world-leading publications, good prospects for capturing grant income.
  • The ability and interest to contribute excellent teaching on subjects within the core undergraduate curriculum in Law.

For an informal discussion about the position, please email Professor Bebhinn Donnelly-Lazarov, Head of School, at b.donnelly-lazarov@surrey.ac.uk

The School of Law is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equitable opportunities for all in pursuit of Surrey’s vision of being a leading global University. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, including Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities. In accordance with University policy, appointments are always made on merit.

To apply please provide;

  • An up-to-date CV.
  • A cover letter outlining your interest in the role and suitability.
  • 1 piece of recently published work or work in progress.

Closing Date for applications is 23:59 on Sunday 30th October.

Interviews to be held Week Commencing 21st November To Be Confirmed.

Further details: Job Description

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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