Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Law

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
19 Jul 2017
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31 Aug 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Business and Law
Law School

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Law – 4 posts
Full Time

Salary:      Senior Lecturer – £39,324 – £48,327; Lecturer – £33,943 – £38,183

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria, we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.
Northumbria is ranked 48th in the Guardian league Table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under-50 global University rankings. 

Working within the award winning Law School, you will join a team of highly qualified academics with a passion for enhancing the student experience.

The successful candidate will contribute to research informed learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and undertake research, enterprise and scholarly activities contributing to the Faculty’s research profile. The ability to teach one or more of the seven core legal subjects is desirable, with another area of particular interest being the ability to teach conveyancing on the legal practice course, however other subject areas will be considered if aligned to a high quality track record of learning and teaching and research.

You must have excellent interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to teach effectively on a range of programmes using a variety of approaches to student learning.  You must either have a PhD or equivalent or be close to completing a programme of doctoral study. Ideally, you will have a strong track record of high quality referred publications in leading legal journals.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Michael Stockdale, Head of Northumbria Law School, by email at

For further information and full details on how to apply, please visit Northumbria University’s website at the following link: 

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN (Bronze) award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Closing Date:     31st August 2017