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Monday, 5 February 2024

The Faculty of LawFixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

The Faculty of Law is seeking to appoint an appropriately qualified person to an Assistant Professorship in Commercial Law from 1 September 2024 for a fixed-term of two years. The person appointed will teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level, conduct and assist in supervising research, and participate in the general work of the Faculty.

The person appointed will:

  1. Be an outstanding scholar and teacher in the field of Commercial Law;
  2. Demonstrate potential to lecture effectively and to carry out and publish research of the highest calibre;
  3. Normally hold a PhD or equivalent qualification.

In exceptional circumstances, it may be possible to offer a supplement to the salary range stated for this role of up to 20%. Any such supplement would be awarded on the basis of a demonstrable history of outstanding achievement and an expected future level of contribution and is entirely at the discretion of the University.

We particularly welcome applications from women and /or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Faculty.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the HR Office by email

Please quote reference JK40349 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Further particulars and details of the application procedure and online application are available on the University jobs page.

Quote Reference: JK40349
Salary: £45,585-£57,696
Closing Date: 11 March 2024

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.