Lecturer in Law
Faculty of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences
Starting Salary: £36,613
Hours: 36 hours a week
Annual Leave: 35 Days plus University Closure Days
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 School of Management and Social Sciences is a multidisciplinary school which is embarking on an exciting plan of curriculum development in particular in its business portfolio. The school 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 School is seeking to appoint a full-time lecturer in Law who is able to contribute their expertise to the growing teaching and research environment of the law programmes and who can demonstrate appropriate Higher Education experience of teaching, learning, assessment and curriculum development or the potential to do so. The successful candidate would be expected to develop and deliver innovative teaching and supervision at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, contributing to our successful and well-regarded LLB in Law, LLB Law with Criminology and BA in Business Law and to an LLM degree which is currently in development.
Applications would be welcomed from candidates with three years or more practice and/or teaching experience in criminal law and criminal justice or a commensurate level of research experience. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to the delivery and curriculum development of other modules within their expertise, with preference given to those with teaching interests in any of the following: practical legal and employability skills development, English legal system, medical ethics and law, civil or criminal litigation, commercial law, EU law or other foundation of legal knowledge subjects.
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. The successful candidate 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.
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: 17 June 2018 at 23:59.
Interviews are likely to be held on 26 June 2018.