UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Information Technology Law & Regulation

Location
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Posted
Nov 13, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 11, 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

SCHOOL OF LAW

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Information Technology Law & Regulation

REF: LAW044A

The School of Law wishes to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in the field of Information Technology Law & Regulation also able to contribute to teaching, research and the broader life of the School.   

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver student teaching and assessment in law at graduate and undergraduate level, to undertake and disseminate top quality legal research in accordance with the School's research strategy, to supervise graduate students and to participate in the academic administration of the School.  It is anticipated that around 40% of the successful candidate’s time will be spent on teaching, preparation and associated activities, 40% on research activities and 20% on administrative activities.

Applications will be welcomed from candidates at any point within the lecturer or senior lecturer scale, including early career researchers seeking their first lecturing post.

Any candidate appointed must have a minimum of two research outputs assessed as 3* for REF purposes.

For appointments made at Lecturer level salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (£41,526 - £49,552 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.  Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 3 year probation period.

For appointments made at Senior Lecturer Level, salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 8 salary scale (£52,559 - £59,135 per annum) with placement according to qualifications and experience.

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here 

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualifications and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Marian Elliott-Jones, tel: +44 1224 273757; email m.elliott-jones@abdn.ac.uk

Online application forms are available at www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

The closing date for receipt of applications is 11 December 2019

 Interviews are expected to take place on 18 December 2019

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact Prof Greg Gordon, Head of School, or Prof Matyas Bodig, Deputy Head of School:

Prof Greg Gordon, Head of School

01224 272418

g.w.gordon@abdn.ac.uk

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Prof Matyas Bodig, Deputy Head of School

01224 272424

m.bodig@abdn.ac.uk

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Dr Gordon or Prof Bodig

Please quote reference number LAW044A on all correspondence

The School of Law welcomes a diverse working environment and recognises the benefits this can bring.  The School is keen to receive applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics (race, gender, disability, gender reassignment, age, sexual orientation, religion/belief, pregnancy/maternity, marriage/civil partnership).

The University supports opportunities for flexible working for a range of reasons and has policies in place to facilitate this.  The policies can be found here: 

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here/flexible-working--5607.php

The University’s commitment to gender equality has been recognised through the achievement of an Athena SWAN Bronze award.  The University is also a Stonewall Diversity Champion to further LGBT equality and a Disability Committed Employer recognising our commitment to supporting disabled staff and students.  

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/governance/equality-and-diversity-277.php