QUEENS UNIVERSITY BELFAST

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Education, Legal Studies

Location
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Salary
£36,914 to £60,905 per annum
Posted
14 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2020
Ref
20/108376
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Application closing date: 05/10/2020
Salary: £36,914 to £60,905 per annum.
Job category/type: Academic

Job description

Applications are invited for a Lecturer (Education) to join the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS). The Institute of Professional Legal Studies was established in 1977 at Queen’s University Belfast. It offers a unique one-year postgraduate course in vocational legal education for trainee barristers and trainee solicitors.

The post holder will be required to design, deliver and develop innovative teaching material which is engaging and compatible with vocational legal training, primarily in the areas of Property Law including Conveyancing and Property Law Litigation. They will also be responsible for the development of a comprehensive portfolio of Continuing Professional Development courses.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Minimum of a 2.1 law degree or equivalent.
  • Qualified as a Solicitor/Barrister in Northern Ireland.
  • Must be in good standing with the relevant professional body.
  • At least five years post-qualification experience as a Solicitor/Barrister.
  • Experience in the practice of conveyancing within the past 5 years.
  • Experience of involvement in Continuous Professional Development courses.
  • Relevant teaching experience at third level.

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply.  For further information or assistance contact The Resourcing Team, People and Culture, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN.  Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or e-mail on resourcing@qub.ac.uk

Queen’s University Belfast is a driver of innovation based on our talented, multinational workforce. Throughout the University, our academics are collaborating across disciplines to develop new discoveries and insights, working without outside agencies and institutions on projects of international significance. We are connected and networked with strategic partnerships across the world, helping us to expand our impact on wider society locally, nationally and globally. The University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best global talent within an environment that enables them to realise their full potential.

We are a leader in gender equality and diversity, and are one of the UK’s most successful universities in the Athena SWAN initiative which promotes gender equality and career progression. We are ranked 1st in the UK for knowledge transfer partnerships, (Innovate UK), 9th in the UK for University facilities (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018) and 14th in the UK for research quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).

Based in Belfast, a modern capital city, our beautiful campus is surrounded by abundant acres of parkland and is renowned as one of the safest and affordable cities in the UK. The choice of local Schools from pre-nursery upwards are some of the best available, and lovers of the outdoors can enjoy any number of activities from rowing and kayaking to top class golf among many others. We are immensely proud of what our city and our University will offer you.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Ruth Craig at R.Craig@qub.ac.uk

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