Associate Professor in Law

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£51,630 - £59,827
19 Mar 2019
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16 Apr 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Business and Law
Associate Professor in Law
Full Time
Grade 8
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, City Campus
Salary:  £51,630 - £59,827
Closing Date: 16/04/2019

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe. 

Working within the award winning Law School, which is rapidly moving up the THE World Rankings, you will join a team of world-leading and internationally excellent legal scholars.  

As an Associate Professor, you will assist the Head of Department to maintain, enhance and improve the Faculty’s national and international reputation in the field of Law.  You will demonstrate continuing academic attainment and achievement and you will provide leadership, mentorship and line management for a number of colleagues.

You will make a significant contribution to the development of research and scholarship amongst the Law School’s staff.  This will include the production of high quality outputs, the development of significant research impact, the development of a strong RGCI bidding culture, the enhancement of research informed teaching and the development of a culture of business engagement/enterprise activity/knowledge transfer. Via your own outputs, impact activity and RGCI bidding, you will make a significant personal contribution to the Law School’s 2021 Research Excellence Framework submission. 

You must have a strong publication record and the ability to generate significant research and enterprise income, commensurate with the title of Associate Professor. 

You will contribute to research informed learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and undertake research, enterprise and scholarly activities, and income generation, contributing to the Faculty’s research profile.

As regards specific teaching activities, all subject areas will be considered if aligned to an excellent track record of learning and teaching, research and income generation.

You must have excellent interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to teach effectively on a range of programmes using a variety of approaches to student learning.  You will have a PhD and a research record enabling you to make a significant contribution to REF2021. It is also essential that you have had success in applying for external research funding and have appropriate knowledge of future potential funding bodies aligned to your area(s) of research interest. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Michael Stockdale, Head of Northumbria Law School, by email

For more information and to apply please lick on the link below. 

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