Professor of International Law and Human Rights

Sheffield, South Yorkshire (GB)
12 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Feb 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of International Law and Human Rights
Faculty of Development and Society
Department of Law and Criminology
Full time 
Competitive salary
Job number 037942

It is an exciting time to join us at Sheffield Hallam University as a Professor of International Law and Human Rights. Our academic profile is wide ranging and we have an exceptional record for research and teaching in a diverse array of fields in law, criminology, human rights and social justice. 
Our Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice is a leading centre for social justice and human rights, and this role will make a major contribution to the leadership and development of this centre of expertise. This will include generating research and income streams, and developing and supporting staff. You would also be expected to work closely with our other leading research centres, notably the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) and the Sheffield Institute for Policy Studies’. 

You must have a strong record of producing academic publications to world leading and internationally excellent standards (at REF 3* and 4*) and have experience of developing international research networks. 

For non-EU applicants, we may be able to offer a certificate of sponsorship for this job if required.

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Closing date: 11 February 2018 at 23:30.