Lecturer (Education) Law, Practice Fellow

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£37,467 - £51,799 per annum pro rata
18 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Aug 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Part Time

Job description

The School of Law benefits from excellent relationships with the legal professions in Northern Ireland, including through its Judge in Residence programme, and regular teaching and research collaborations between staff, students, members of the judiciary and practicing lawyers.  The postholder will contribute to Foundations of Legal Knowledge teaching on the LLB, particularly in the areas of Constitutional and Criminal Law and produce scholarship of interest and relevance to the law in Northern Ireland. The successful applicant will hold a professional legal qualification, and will use their practice-based expertise to augment and enhance current and future provision in the School.

This post is available on a part time basis for 7.4 hours.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • A degree in Law or qualification which equates to the Foundations of Legal Knowledge for professional purposes.
  • Relevant professional legal qualification, and at least 3 years’ post-qualification experience in professional legal practice
  • Demonstrated ability to produce scholarship of interest and relevance to the law in Northern Ireland
  • Scholarly interests that are sustainable and which complement the strategy of the School of Law.
  • Willingness to contribute to the teaching of foundations subjects at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.
  • Ability to contribute to broader management and administrative processes.

*Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.* For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria click on the 'Candidate Information' link below.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:  www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.

Candidate Information 
Informal enquiries may be directed to: Dr Marek Martyniszyn m.martyniszyn@qub.ac.uk
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