Lecturer in Law

Southampton, United Kingdom
£39,739 to £50,296
17 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jan 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Southampton Law School

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £39,739 to £50,296
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 30 January 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1629721JJ

Applications are invited for a permanent post in Southampton Law School at the level of Lecturer (level 5).

As a Law School, we are committed to high-quality legal education and scholarship. To that end, we intend to strengthen our research and teaching across a number of areas of the curriculum. For the current position, we would welcome applications from candidates with an interest in any of the following areas: Insurance Law, Marine Insurance, Carriage of Goods by Sea, Enforcement of Maritime Claims, and Maritime Arbitration. The ability of the candidate to teach in the areas of Ship Finance and Ship Sale/Purchase; and the contribution to the development of the Online Distance Learning for the LLM programme of the School, will be an advantage for this position. The successful applicant will be expected to join the Institute of Maritime Law and participate in its growing research, enterprise, and professional training activities. 

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Law or equivalent professional qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to make an all-around contribution to education and research delivery in the School. You will be expected to have a research profile including published work commensurate with your career stage.  You will be committed to high-quality research and to building a vibrant student experience and community. Visible and collegiate, you will be expected to contribute to all aspects of the School’s activities including student recruitment and outreach.

Research in the Law School currently clusters around a number of research centres including those for Private and Commercial Law (PCL); Maritime Law (IML); Law, Policy and Society (CLPS); Health Ethics and Law (HEAL); Law and Technology; and the Stefan Cross Centre for Women, Equality and Law. Colleagues are also involved in individual and collaborative scholarship in numerous other fields, often inter-disciplinary.

What we can offer you

Based at our lively Highfield campus, you will have access to state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, as well as our sports complex, Hartley Library and Staff Social Centre.  Having secured a £300m bond investment we are committed to investing in the University’s future and long-term stability.  

The UoS believes in supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for delivering world-class research and creating a community that values independent thought.  

Further information about our Russell Group University can be found at and about the Law School at Enquiries may be addressed to Professor Werner Scholtz, Head of Southampton Law School at

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed application form online at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above.  If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm  (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750. Please quote vacancy reference number 162971JJ on all correspondence.