Job offer available in Scotland Lecturer at University of Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen’s School of Law is an ambitious School with a long history of high quality teaching and research. We rank in the Top 10 UK Law Schools (The Good University Guide, 2018) and hold an NSS satisfaction rating of 95%. We are committed to equality and diversity and hold an Athena Swan Bronze Award. We have a supportive research culture that will encourage the successful candidate to pursue their research ambitions.

Our learning environment is one of support and personal development leading to well-rounded and highly employable graduates. The School of Law offers a range of LLB degrees, including programmes approved by the relevant Scots and English accrediting bodies, 5-year programmes involving language study and a year’s study abroad, and a two-year accelerated degree for graduates. A varied Graduate programme is offered including a range of taught Masters’ degrees (some of which are offered by online distance learning, as well as on campus) and research degrees.

We are particularly interested in candidates with a strong research and teaching in the field of commercial law (including the commercial law of England and Scotland and international commercial/trade law). Applications are particularly welcome from Early Career Researchers. Start date is negotiable, but it would be advantageous if the candidate could take up the post in time to contribute towards teaching in the second semester of the current academic year. In view of the School’s ambitious plans for internationalisation and online learning, some foreign travel and/or engagement in distance learning activities may be required.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (£39,992 – £47,722 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and depending on experience may be subject to a 3 year probation period.

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Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum point’s criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Dora Golaszewska ( for further information.

The Closing date for receipt of applications is 8 November 2017

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact: Dr Greg W. Gordon, Head of School, 01224 272418,

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Dr Gordon.

Please quote reference number LAW22A on all correspondence

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff.