Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Law

Faculty of Business and Law

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe. 

Working within the award winning Law School, which is rapidly moving up the THE World Rankings, you will join a team of world-leading and internationally excellent legal scholars.  

You will contribute to research informed learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and undertake research, enterprise and scholarly activities, and income generation, contributing to the Faculty’s research profile.

You must have excellent interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to teach effectively on a range of programmes using a variety of approaches to student learning.  You will have a PhD and a research record enabling you to make a contribution to REF2021, and have clear plans to enhance that contribution.  It is also essential that you have had success in applying for external research funding and have appropriate knowledge of future potential funding bodies aligned to your area(s) of research interest. 

We are particularly interested in applicants in the areas of Cyber Law, Information Rights, Commercial Law, Tort, Civil Litigation, Terrorism, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Land Law, Conveyancing, Trusts, Probate, Company Law, Commercial Law, European Union Law and Intellectual Property Law, but other areas will be considered depending on profile strength.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Michael Stockdale, Head of Northumbria Law School, by email m.w.stockdale@northumbria.ac.uk.

To apply for this vacancy please click ‘Apply Now’, and submit a covering letter, CV including research / education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 5) up to a maximum of 5, since 1 January 2014.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter / practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Please note this vacancy will close on 03/11/2019