Lecturer (Ed) in Law (Irish Land Law and Succession) - Practice Fellow

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£38,592 - £53,353 per annum, pro rata
06 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
06 Mar 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
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 lead on teaching Irish Land Law and Succession on the LLB, and other Foundational subjects as required and produce scholarship of interest and relevance to the law in Northern Ireland. They will hold a professional legal qualification and will use their practice-based expertise to augment and enhance current and future provision in the School.   

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 (for example though publications, talks, presentations) of interest and relevance to the profession.
  • Willingness to engage in activities with the profession and employers that promote the reputation of the Law School and engagement with our stakeholders.
  • Willingness and evidence of ability to design materials for and teach Irish Land Law and Succession and, where required, foundations subjects at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.   

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.   

This is a part-time (7.4 hours per week), fixed term position for 12 months. Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.    

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 8.4 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 Kevin Brown at K.Brown@qub.ac.uk.

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