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Lecturer in the Law of Evidence

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£41,331 - £57,141 per annum
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Academic Discipline
Law, Social Sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts, Lecturers / Assistant Professors
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

About the job:

The School of Law at Queen's University Belfast is seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Lecturer in the Law of Evidence.You will be joining a vibrant community of scholars committed to making a difference to society through delivering excellence in research and teaching. The School is ranked 8th in the UK for Law in REF 2021, the UK wide assessment of research quality in universities with the highest possible rating for the impact of its research on society. Your research will complement or augment our existing research groups and research strengths. You will be involved in teaching on our undergraduate law programmes and on postgraduate, including postgraduate supervision, as required and you will be committed to delivering an excellent student experience. You will also contribute to the School's administration activity as required by the Head of School. We offer excellent career development opportunities in a supportive collegial environment.

About the person:

Candidates should have:

  • A degree in Law.
  • Hold or be about to obtain a PhD in Law or cognate discipline.
  • A publication record commensurate with stage of career, demonstrating ability to publish at internationally-excellent level in peer reviewed journals and/or with relevant publishers, with clear potential to make a strong contribution to the School's performance in REF.
  • Research interests that are sustainable and which complement the research strategy of the School of Law.
  • Relevant teaching experience in a law school context, commensurate with stage in career.
  • Ability to contribute to the teaching of the law of Evidence.

To be successful at shortlisting stage, please ensure you clearly evidence in your application how you meet the essential and, where applicable, desirable criteria listed in the Candidate Information.

What we offer:

Beyond a competitive salary, the University offers an attractive benefits package including a holiday entitlement of up to 8.4 weeks a year, pension schemes and development opportunities. We support staff wellbeing with flexible working options, work-life balance initiatives and support for physical and mentalhealth. You can find more detail on all of this and more on our website.

Queen's University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI and Athena Swan and have established staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit our website.


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