21st February 2024

Job Description:

The School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Lecturer (Education) for a period of 3 years.    

You will teach law modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including contribution to the following: Constitutional Law and/or Administrative Law and Transitional Justice.   

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.  

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have: 

  • A degree in Law (at 2.1 or above) or qualification which equates to the Foundations of Legal Knowledge for professional purposes.
  • Obtained or be about to obtain a PhD in a relevant subject.
  • Significant 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.
  • Demonstrable ability to contribute to the teaching of law subjects at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels, including Transitional Justice, Constitutional Law and/ or Administrative Law.   

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, click on the ‘Candidate Information’ link below.  

This is a fixed term post for 3 years. 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.   

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.   

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working                              
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)  

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.   

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.  

Informal enquiries can be directed to Professor Louise Mallinder at [email protected] until Friday 7th July.  

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