Lecturer in Law/Senior Lecturer
Lecturer in Law/Senior Lecturer
Department: Business, Law & Society
Starting Salary: £36,613
Hours: 36 hours a week
Since 1850, St Mary’s mission has been to provide a high quality academic and professional environment, inspired by its distinctive ethos and values. The University is an inclusive academic community where everybody is welcomed.
At St Mary’s you will not just be choosing a place of work but an inspiring and welcoming community. The University is proud of the support given to students. Teaching is student focused with a strong focus on skills and character development. At St Mary’s you will nurture and educate students to be ready to meet the challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow.
The Department of Business, Law & Society is a multidisciplinary department which has embarked on an exciting plan of curriculum development in particular in its business portfolio and new LLMs in International Business law and International and European Business Law (under development). The department delivers high quality, professionally accredited, inclusive and ethically focused vocational programmes and aims to nurture socially responsible, productive, creative, confident and globally aware leaders and managers who think on an international scale, regardless of the size of their organisation and contribute to civic society. St Mary’s is an HE Partner of the Chartered Management Institute and are members of the Chartered Association of Business Schools and Enterprise Educators UK. The Law Programmes at St Mary’s have had recent success in terms of a constant improvement in NSS student satisfaction (95% overall satisfaction 2017) and are 2nd for overall student satisfaction in London (Complete University Guide 2018).
The School is seeking to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Law to contribute their expertise to the growing teaching and research environment of the law programmes. We are particularly keen to attract candidates with demonstrable expertise in one or more of the following areas: international economic or trade law, international commercial law and arbitration, international investment law, International competition law or international company law, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.
Candidates would be expected to develop and deliver innovative teaching on the School’s law programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and in particular on our new suite of international and European business law LLMs, developed and delivered in conjunction with a collaborative university partner in Paris.
Candidates should also be able to contribute meaningfully to the research community of the School in the form of publications, environment and/or impact or have the future potential to do so. Candidates should have relevant doctoral-level qualification and/or an equivalent research profile and/or commensurate professional experience.
The successful candidate must be committed to the continuing enhancement of the student experience, and be able to offer pastoral and academic support as required. They would be expected to enthusiastically establish and promote initiatives to enhance the employability skills of our students by engaging in the legal and wider community. Prior experience in working effectively as a collaborative member of a team is essential.
For further information about the role and for details of how to apply please click on the link below:
Closing Date: 25 May 2018 at 23:59
Interviews are likely to be held between 1 June 2018 and 15 June 2018