UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law

Location
Leeds, United Kingdom
Salary
£33,797 to £49,553 p.a.
Posted
Thursday, 23 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 16 February 2020
Ref
ESLLW1134
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you an outstanding individual with expertise in intellectual property law with the ambition to contribute to the further development of the School’s Centre for Business Law and Practice? Do you want to be part of a thriving law school in a Russell Group University? Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research and an exceptional student experience?

The School of Law at Leeds is a successful, collegial law school strongly committed to achieving excellence in both student education and research. We are looking to appoint to a lectureship in intellectual property law, a person who shares our commitment to collegiality and excellence in research and education. 

Research excellence is an important part of what the School is about. We were ranked 8th overall in the UK for the quality of our research in REF 2014 and 4th for the impact of our research on society. We have continued to invest to strengthen further our research centres. We are equally proud of our results in the National Student Survey over the last few years and student education lies at the heart of all we do. We are seeking to appoint a person with a strong research and teaching profile to complement our existing research strengths in intellectual property law who is able to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The successful candidates will contribute to the national and international profile and standing of the Centre for Business Law and Practice which is one of the School’s highly successful research centres

The post is open to those with expertise in intellectual property law.

As a research active academic, you will be expected to maintain a strong research and publication record, and to enhance the School’s research activities and research culture.  

You will deliver undergraduate and taught postgraduate modules in appropriate subject areas, as well as supervising dissertations and PhD candidates. You will also be expected to undertake a normal load of administrative duties within the School and work within the context of University values and policies, which are designed to promote dignity, diversity and inclusiveness.

The appointment offers considerable potential for personal initiative and fulfilment through work within a centre of research excellence and a growing law school.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within the School at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Alastair Mullis, Head of School
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 1881, email: a.mullis@leeds.ac.uk 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Social Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Law
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 7 to Grade 8
Salary:  £33,797 to £49,553 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing    
Closing Date:  Sunday 16 February 2020    
Downloads:  Candidate Brief