NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Law – Solicitor Tutor

Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
Posted
19 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Faculty of Business and Law (Law School)
Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Law – Solicitor Tutor – 2 Posts

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, which has an excellent reputation both for research and for learning and teaching, 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. You must have significant criminal or civil litigation experience as a practising solicitor in England and Wales and be able to teach criminal or civil litigation on the Legal Practice Course. You must have or immediately be able to obtain a current practising certificate and have the ability to supervise students in our award winning Student Law Office. You will also undertake research, enterprise and scholarly activities contributing to the Faculty’s research profile.

You must be a qualified solicitor with significant experience of legal practice, possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to teach effectively on a range of programmes using a variety of approaches to student learning.   A PhD qualification is desirable, however professionally qualified applicants with a research profile who are not currently completing a course of doctoral studies, will be supported to enrol on an appropriate doctoral programme and fully engage with a programme of relevant legal research.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Michael Stockdale, Head of Northumbria Law School, on 0191 227 3697 or by email at m.w.stockdale@northumbria.ac.uk.

For further information about this vacancy and for details on how to apply, please visit Northumbria University’s website at the following link: https://work4.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/details/?roleId=191 

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