Lecturer or Associate Professor in Law

Southampton, United Kingdom
£42,155 to £68,589 Per annum
24 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Southampton Law School

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £42,155 to £68,589 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 20 February 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2148923JJ

Southampton Law School 

Applications are invited for one permanent post in Southampton Law School at the level of either Lecturer (level 5) or Associate Professor (level 6). 

As a global Law School, we are committed to high-quality legal education as well as innovative and impactful scholarship. Southampton Law School is ranked 16th in the UK in REF2021 for outputs. This places us in the top 25% Law Schools in the UK, with 81% of all outputs submitted considered to be “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”. 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 several areas of the curriculum. For this post, we would welcome applications from candidates with expertise in Corporate Law. 

Successful candidates will have a PhD in Law or equivalent professional qualifications and experience. 

Successful candidates will be expected to make an all-round 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 Property, People and Community, Private and Commercial Law (PCL); Maritime Law (IML); Law; International Law and Globalisation; Global Constitutionalism, 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 University of Southampton 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.   

Next Steps 

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 online application form, along with your CV and cover letter at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Jane Sturgeon (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 2148923JJ on all correspondence.