Lecturer (Education) in Law

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£38,592 - £53,353 per annum
21 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint 2 exceptional candidates to the post of Lecturer (Education) in Law. The successful applicants will undertake scholarship that will advance and enrich student education and student experience in the School of Law.

You will be required to teach at undergraduate level on at least one of the following: Contract, Family Law, Land Law, Tort & Equity and teach at postgraduate level as required in order to contribute to the School’s administration/outreach activity as required by the Head of School.

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

  • A degree in Law (at 2.1 or above) or qualification which equates to the Foundations of Legal Knowledge for professional purposes.
  • Have or be about to obtain a PhD in a relevant subject; OR have relevant professional experience (normally 3 years’ post-qualification experience).
  • Scholarly interests that are sustainable and that will advance and enrich student education and student experience in the School of Law.
  • Demonstrable commitment to enriching the student experience.
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver excellent teaching and to contribute to the teaching of the following Foundations of Legal Knowledge subjects: Contract, Family, Land, Tort and Equity.
  • Experience and understanding of legal skills as required by law students and ability to design and deliver skills teaching at undergraduate level.
  • Experience of teaching law in an HE context.

Applicants at Ac3 level should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • A higher academic standing with a reputation in scholarship within their subject specialism and a sustained publication record.
  • Sustained teaching experience at University level with evidence of good teaching evaluations and have the ability to design modules and assessment methods.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.  For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, please 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/

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Kathryn McNeilly at: k.mcneilly@qub.ac.uk

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