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Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Faculty of Law, University of CambridgeThe Board of Electors to the Rouse Ball Professorship of English Law invite applications for this Professorship, from persons whose work falls within the general field of English law, to take up appointment on 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an international reputation in the field of English law, broadly conceived, an outstanding record in research and publication, and the vision and commitment to maintain and develop the University's profile in teaching and research in the field. Applications are invited both from those with a background in English law and those with a scholarly interest in English law whose background is in the law of a cognate common law system.

The Professor's duties will include teaching and research, examining, the supervision of graduate students, and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

Further information is available at or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, together with the names and contact details of three referees should be made online no later than 19 March 2018.

Informal enquiries concerning the Rouse Ball Professorship may be directed to Professor Richard Fentiman, Chair of the Faculty and Convenor of the Board of Electors, by telephone (+44 (0)1223 330041) or email (

Please quote reference JK14716 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Online application is available via the University Job Opportunities site.

Closing date: 19 March 2018

Vacancy Reference No: JK14716

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