Job offer available in Scotland Senior Lecturer or Reader in Scots Criminal Law

FTE: The hours as required to fulfil the duties of the post

For over 50 years the University of Strathclyde Law School has been educating lawyers who want to make a difference to today’s world.  We focus on learning with impact and want our students not only to have the best classroom based experience but to learn how to deal with real clients in a rapidly changing world. Our research has similarly been rated best in Scotland for intensity and our staff are among the top experts in their fields.

Due to our rapid growth trajectory and ambitions for the future, we are seeking a range of talented individuals to augment our current staffing profile. One of our key strategic areas for appointment is in Scots Criminal.

The appointee will lead a research programme of international excellence and will lead the teaching programmes in relevant subject areas. They will contribute to the collegial, supportive and energetic research culture in the law school.

Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline, have a sustained track record of high quality published research, and of securing funding. Candidates should possess relevant teaching experience including experience of managing and developing large scale teaching programmes.

For this role, the appointment grade will be dependent on the skills and experience of the candidate.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Claire McDiarmid, Head of School (

Further information on current career opportunities within the Law School is available on the University’s website.

Please click here for full details of this vacancy.


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