Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Law

Dunedin, New Zealand
19 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Feb 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time


Our Faculty

Otago’s Faculty of Law is a leader in legal research in New Zealand. It has an international reputation for producing independent, well-prepared graduates who succeed worldwide.

The Faculty of Law at the University of Otago was established in 1873 as the first law school in New Zealand. We have almost 30 full-time teaching staff, drawn from a variety of countries, many part-time teaching staff, and research centres with international collaborations across a number of disciplines.

The Role

We are currently seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Law to a confirmation path position. In this role, you will contribute to the teaching and examining of undergraduate degree courses and supervise postgraduate students. You will also engage in your own research and supervise the work of research students.

This position represents an exciting opportunity to join one of the country’s most research intensive Universities and become part of a team helping to lead legal research in New Zealand.

Your Skills and Experience

  • PhD degree in Law or equivalent
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing research in Law with potential to develop a research program of international repute
  • Demonstrated success and/or aptitude in teaching Law

We encourage strong applicants who have a passion for research and teaching in Property Law, the Law of Equity and the Law of Succession.

Those with a strong interest in Intellectual Property Law are also encouraged to apply.


Applications quoting reference number 1702159 will close on Friday, 16 February 2018.


To view all current vacancies and to apply online go to: https://otago.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1702159

Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.

E tautokoana Te Whare Wananga o Otago itekaupapawhakaoritewhiwhinga mahi.