Professor of Law

Location
London (GB)
Posted
05 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Jan 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Professor of Law

Reference Number: 60025053
Location: Northampton Square   
School / Service: The City Law School
Department: Academic Programmes
Contract Duration: Permanent
Hours: Full-time

Background

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

The City Law School is the first in London and the only in the University of London to educate students and practitioners at all stages of legal education. It has a research pedigree dating back over 100 years. The School made significant advances in research and education as City implemented its Strategic Plan 2012 to 2016. It now seeks to build upon that success to become one of the United Kingdom’s leading law schools.  This ambition will be enabled by a new organisational structure which will ensure the School has the agility to take advantage of a new regulatory landscape for legal education. 

The School offers a complete portfolio of legal education and training, from undergraduate to postgraduate, including the Bar Professional Training Course and the Legal Practice Course; and post-qualification Continuing Professional Development.  
 
Responsibilities

The City Law School seeks to appoint an outstanding Professor of Law to contribute to the delivery of its high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and to engage in world-leading and internationally excellent research.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have published research of world-leading or internationally excellent quality to contribute to City’s Research Excellence Framework submission; will have provided  high quality, professionally relevant and research-informed education; and will be an active contributor to the wider academic community through journal editorships, appointments to research councils and other public bodies, leadership of professional associations and fostering links with industry and institutions beyond higher education.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm on 8 January 2018.

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Academic excellence for business and the professions.