Lecturer in Shipping Law

London, United Kingdom
£41,682 -£51,899 per annum (Grade 5)
01 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Aug 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Centre for Commercial Law Studies
Salary: £41,682 -£51,899 per annum (Grade 5)
Location: Lincolns Inn Fields
Closing date: 01-Aug-2019


The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) was established in 1980 and has become one of the world’s leading academic institutions for the study of commercial law.  The primary objectives of the Centre are to conduct scholarly research of international excellence, to contribute to the shaping of public and commercial policy, and to provide teaching of the highest quality at post-graduate level.  CCLS covers the whole spectrum of commercial law, including arbitration, banking and finance, energy, intellectual property, international trade, media and communications, shipping, insurance, regulation, ethics, and tax. Around 900 students from some 80 countries study for masters and doctorate degrees. CCLS’s principal location is Lincoln’s Inn Fields near both the Royal Courts of Justice and the financial centre of the City of London. Graduate Students can also study in Paris, and other programmes are being developed in China, Singapore and Greece.

In 2013 the LLM in International Shipping Law was launched in London. An LLM in Piraeus was added in 2015. In its fourth year of running, our aim is to grow this specialisation to become the pre-eminent provider of education in this fundamental field of commercial law.

The CCLS is looking to appoint a Lecturer in Shipping Law. The successful candidate will be required to undertake scholarly research leading to publications of the highest ranking; to teach in the areas of shipping law and take a leading role in the development of shipping law courses as part of the Insurance Law Institute, which is being established within the Centre.

A PhD in Shipping law, and / or relevant professional qualification and / or equivalent professional experience is essential as is an appropriate track-record of high quality research in the field of Shipping law at a national and ideally international level, including publications in renowned journals.  Candidates should also have some experience of teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level/

The post is a full time, permanent appointment, salary will be in the range of £41,682 -£51,899 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Ian Walden, Director of CCLS, at i.n.walden@qmul.ac.uk or on +44 (0) 020 7882 8086.

Details about the CCLS can be found at http://www.ccls.qmul.ac.uk

To apply, please click on the link below.

The closing date for applications is 1st August 2019.

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