Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Law (LPF19-12)

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As a Guardian Top 50 UK University, Staffordshire University is on a journey to become the foremost modern higher education institution in the UK, with an international reputation for excellence, and we are looking for inspirational and effective people to take us to the next stage.

We have recently achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, and the quality of our student experience has placed us in the top 10 for teaching quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 and 2019. We also entered the World University rankings for the first time in 2018, so this is an exciting time to join the organisation. 

The School of Law, Policing and Forensics is currently seeking to recruit a highly motivated Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Law. This is an exciting opportunity to join the department and make a contribution to the delivery of high quality legal education within an era of change to professional qualification.

In this key role you will contribute to the development and delivery of the academic provision to undergraduate and postgraduate law students, contributing to teaching on core LLB modules and selected option modules. You will also support the School, and the wider University, to deliver new initiatives and developments in line with our strategic objectives. 

Educated to Doctorate level, you’ll have the ability to deliver an excellent student experience through creative and innovative learning, and a commitment to pastoral care, as well as actively engaging in scholarly activity and research, to make a contribution to our emerging research agenda. 

Starting salary will depend on your qualifications and experience but for the Senior Lecturer role you must have significant experience of managing, leading and developing courses, supervision of research projects and knowledge of academic quality assurance processes. You must also be a member of the HE Academy or hold an equivalent teaching qualification.

Whilst applications in all fields of legal expertise are invited, we would welcome interest in relation to the following areas: Law of Contract and obligations, International Law, International Criminal Law. 

We are a university of and for our community: local, national and global. If you share our values and have the skills to deliver our vision, we want to hear from you.

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • Starting from 37 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

Closing Date: 20 Dec 2019
Type: Academic

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