Lecturer, Lancashire Law School

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade G (£30,395 - 35,211) pro rata
12 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
11 Aug 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Application closing date 11/08/2019
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade G (£30,395 - 35,211) pro rata
Job category/type Academic, Research

Job description

At Lancashire Law School we commit to provide for our 1000+ law and criminology students, drawn from the UK and overseas, a learning experience which is stimulating, challenging, high quality and research-informed. The School offers a full suite of undergraduate, masters and research degrees as well as professional postgraduate training, solicitor and paralegal apprenticeships and CPD courses. We have a network of high quality partnerships in the UK and overseas and run a number of externally funded research and knowledge transfer projects. Building on a strong performance in the last REF, we are seeking to make an excellent return to the next REF for the subject law.

The School has a friendly, supportive and engaged staff base with a shared vision for excellence.

With over 50 successful, well qualified and culturally diverse academic staff, we are now looking to enhance expertise in the foundation subjects of law through the appointment of a lecturer.

The school is now wishing to establish a network of suitably qualified individuals who will be willing to act as bank-staff to provide essential cover in the event of short-term staff shortage.

The post holder will contribute broadly to the School's wide portfolio of taught courses; they may be required to supervise postgraduate research students and support research and / or innovation activities.

The School welcomes applications from those with a teaching and research interest in any of the foundation legal subjects, professional legal disciplines and criminology.

The successful applicant should hold a good honours degree (or equivalent) in law, a relevant master's qualification or a postgraduate professional qualification, and preferably hold or be willing to register for a PhD. Ideally applicants will hold a teaching qualification or demonstrate willingness to undertake such a qualification.

Utilising excellent communication and presentation skills the successful applicant will demonstrate a flexible and innovative approach to teaching and learning and be able to teach/supervise dissertations up to post graduate level.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

School/Service: Lancashire Law School
Hours: Part Time (hours to be confirmed)
Basis: Fixed Term Contract for 12 weeks
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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