Lecturer in Law (Scots Private)
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We are looking to appoint two Lecturers in Law on our Professional Practice, Learning and Teaching, or Research pathway. The successful candidate will join a strong team of committed staff and contribute to the delivery of teaching on Scots Private Law (Succession and Trusts, Delict, Property Law) and related subject areas within the Law Subject Group. The LLB is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland. The post will contribute to developing our engagement with local and national legal services market.
Edinburgh Napier Business School is going places and provides opportunities for the innovative development of areas of Law as well as career progression and development enhanced by the University Strategy.
The Law staff currently deliver a highly successful LLB (Hons) programme that has consistently high NSS ratings.
The Business School is one of the largest modern Business Schools in Scotland and at the leading edge of innovation, with a strong academic reputation in undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education, and business research. It has an established track record of a high level of engagement and collaborative working with business and professional networks.
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An opportunity has arisen for an established and motivated professional or academic to play a key role in taking forward the work of the Law subject group. The applicant must demonstrate the ability to contribute to the subject group, together with its Head and other staff members, to achieve and drive forward its strategic objectives. At the same time, the role will enable the applicant to further develop their own professional profile.
The ideal applicant will have a proven professional or research activity track record in areas that compliment and expand our existing strengths and make a significant contribution to knowledge exchange and income generation. We are particularly seeking to augment our professional activity and profile in the area Succession & Trusts and Scots Private Law generally to support and develop the work of the Law Subject Group.
The applicant will contribute to learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level and doctoral supervisions and must be prepared to deliver undergraduate modules in Law of Succession and Trusts, Delict or Property Law and to develop new undergraduate as requested by Head of Subject on the LLB programme. The successful applicant will be invited to develop a new module based on their specialism and subject to discussion with the Head of Subject.
Who we are looking for
- Evidence of a professional (legal) or academic profile
- Sufficient breadth and depth of experience in specialism to develop high quality teaching/learning and research programmes
- Evidence of generating external funding or successful research collaboration
- Proven track record in leading and managing within a team environment
- A doctoral level qualification in Law is essential.
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Benefits we offer
Salary: £40,927 - £50,296 per annum (Grade 6)
Details can be found here
Application Closing Date: 29th May 2022
Interviews: June 2022
For informal discussions about this position, please contact Professor Richard Whitecross R.Whitecross@napier.ac.uk
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