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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Law

School of Law, Policing and Forensics

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £34,804 to £49,553 per annum
Tenure:  Full time permanent
Release Date:  Monday 18 November 2019
Closing Date:   Friday 20 December 2019
Interview Date:   Thursday 16 January 2020
Reference:  LPF19-12

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.

In 2018 we broke in to the World University rankings for the first time and were named as a top 50 UK university by the Guardian. 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 in 2019  we achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

Many of our students come from areas with low rates of participation in higher education and we continually strive to ensure the courses we offer meet the needs of people and employers. We are expanding our non-traditional, flexible study options, particularly in apprenticeships serving the public sector.

You can join us at a time when we begin the next step of our transformation journey. The new £40m Catalyst Building will deliver 6,500 new apprentices in the next decade, boosting both the local and national economy. The development of our offer to new academic areas and geographic locations will see us expand our reach and make an innovative offer to a new generation of students.

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.

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 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

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

At the University we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from Women and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at a senior level.

To apply, you will be required to complete an online application form and submit a copy of your CV quoting the relevant reference number for the role you are applying for.

Please note: All correspondence at each stage of the process for employment within Staffordshire University will be sent to you via the email address you applied from, please ensure you check your emails regularly. Please check your junk / spam email folders for any further communication from us.


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