Professor/Reader in Experiential Learning and Unmet Legal Needs within the Civil Justice System
Strathclyde Professor/Reader in Experiential Learning and Unmet Legal Needs within the Civil Justice System
Strathclyde Global Talent Programme
Be bold. Be innovative. Be a 'Strathclyder'
We are the University of Strathclyde. Our vision is bold and ground breaking, placing us amongst the world’s leading international technological universities. We are vibrant, dynamic and passionate about solving the challenges facing society and industry through our cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary research, education and knowledge-exchange with global partners.
Through our Strathclyde Global Talent Programme we will recruit up to 60 outstanding academic colleagues – including Professors / Readers - in areas of strategic importance. One area of importance is Experiential Learning and Unmet Legal Needs within the Civil Justice System.
This multi-disciplinary research area combines doctrinal inquiry and socio-legal methodology to address the urgent social need for more accessible legal interventions and remedies for litigants within local, national and international communities. It matches the acquisition of skills and knowledge related to Scottish and common law legal systems with experience–based learning to provide ground breaking legal education, improve end- user experience and produce impactful public policy outcomes.
Our Professors and Readers enjoy a range of benefits, including a generous remuneration package; notable additional financial and non-financial benefits; excellent start-up support; initially reduced teaching and management load; and regular career review, with the opportunity to receive additional remuneration in recognition of extraordinary contribution.
You will be:
- Leading independent and internationally recognised research portfolio in an area of our strategic focus;
- Providing academic leadership to ensure a step-change in performance;
- Publishing in leading international journals;
- Pursuing funding opportunities from both UK and international sources;
- Taking a lead role in ensuring teaching and learning excellence; and
- Leading on developing collaborative and productive links with national and international partners in academia, business, industry and government.
For further details and to apply to be a ‘Strathclyder in Experiential Learning and Unmet Legal Needs within the Civil Justice System’, impress us with your bold and innovative research plan at:
Closing Date: Sunday 24 September 2017.