Job offer in Ireland Lecturer (Education) Law at Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 4,200 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

The School of Law at Queen’s seeks to interact with the wide community of people who have an interest in the study of law, whether it be locally, nationally, regionally or globally. There are over 700 undergraduate students enrolled in the School, 250 postgraduates, 65 PhD students and almost 50 members of academic staff.

The successful candidate will teach law modules in human rights at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and contribute to teaching in at least one foundations of legal knowledge subject, with preference given to a candidate willing and able to offer Equity (Trusts). Appointment will be made at Ac2 level. The School of Law is committed to mentoring and development, and holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award. The successful candidate will be given time to develop their scholarship within the post, and will have the opportunity to contribute to School administration as appropriate to the stage of career, and with a view to supporting career development.

This post is available for a 12 month period.

Our five core values (Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an international organisation.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree in Law (at 2.1 or above) or qualification which equates to the Foundations of Legal Knowledge for professional purposes.
  • Have or be about to obtain a PhD in a relevant subject.
  • Proven scholarship experience in law or a relevant subject – this can include the time spent engaged in PhD level study
  • Scholarly interests that are sustainable and which complement the strategy of the School of Law.
  • Experience of teaching law in an HE context
  • Demonstrable ability to contribute to the teaching of human rights subjects at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.
  • Demonstrable ability to contribute to the teaching of foundations subjects at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.
  • Demonstrable ability to contribute to broader management and administrative processes.

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria on your application form

Further information about the School can be found at http://law.qub.ac.uk/

Anticipated interview date: Monday 19 August 2019

Salary scale: £33,199 – £39,610 per annum (potential to progress to £43,266 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

Closing date: Wednesday 24 July 2019

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. For further information or assistance contact The Resourcing Team, People and Culture, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on resourcing@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding

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