Professor in Law

Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
12 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
08 Nov 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Birmingham City University

Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Post Title: Professor in Law

Full Time, Permanent position

Location: City Centre Campus (Curzon Building)

Salary: £57,427.00 to £75,274.00 per annum

Closing Date: Tuesday 8th November 2016

Ref No: 032016-76-R

The School of Law is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic/researcher with an excellent reputation for their research within a discipline related to International Business Law.  Part of the role is to provide leadership and contribute to the management of our new and exciting Masters in International Business Law. The individual will demonstrate excellence in teaching and possess a willingness to teach across postgraduate and undergraduate programmes as required. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in current work and the development of future provision within the Law School and wider Faculty.  The School has a dynamic multidisciplinary environment with a tradition of excellence in teaching and research with strong links to employers. We are committed to maintain and improve our excellent standards in teaching and student experience, and particularly strengthen our international reputation for research and study of international business law.

We welcome applications from people with proven academic and research achievements commensurate with the senior role of Professor. Evidence of ability to attract competitive research grants, develop strategic partnerships with industry and other funding agencies is essential.

As this is a professorial appointment you will need to ensure that you address the criteria for conferment in your application and include details of three suitable independent referees of professorial status. Referees who are contacted will be asked to comment on the suitability of the applicant for a professorship.  Further details of the criteria for the conferment of a professorship and the procedures for conferment can be found in the further details section.

Previous candidates need not apply.

Interviews will take place week commencing 28th November 2016.

As part of your application, please ensure you upload a CV.  You are advised, where possible, to remove all personal details from your CV including your name. For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website:

Alternatively if you require the application in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department at or on 0121 331 6693.

Birmingham City University seeks to be a single status employer and benefits include up to 32 days annual holiday, an index linked contributory pension scheme and an employee medical scheme.

Birmingham City University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.