Lecturer in Law (7 posts available), Law (LAW058A)

As part of a planned expansion of the School, we wish to appoint seven Lecturers in Law.  We have a particular interest in appointing high-quality candidates in the fields of:Commercial law,Public international law,Energy law and natural resourcesPrivate law

School/Section: Law
Division: Unspecified
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time / Redeployment
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: £42,149 - £50,296
Ref No: LAW058A
Closing Date: 10-NOV-2021


Job Description

In commercial law, we would particularly welcome applications from candidates with an interest in the fields of labour law, maritime law and/or commercial aspects of trade, and from candidates with an interest in banking and financial law. In public international law, we would particularly welcome applications from candidates with an interest in International Criminal Law and those who adopt a Global South perspective.  In energy law and natural resources, we would particularly welcome applications from candidates with an interest in the low carbon energy transition, and from candidates who work at the intersection of environmental law and natural resources.  In private law, we would particularly welcome applications from candidates with an interest in Family Law or the English Law of Equity and Trusts. 

Applications will be welcomed from candidates at any point within the lecturer scale, including early career researchers seeking their first lecturing post.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver student teaching and assessment in law at graduate and undergraduate level, to undertake and disseminate top quality legal research in accordance with the School's research strategy, to supervise graduate students and to participate in the academic administration of the School. 

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7,  £42,149 - £50,296 per annum and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience. 

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here 

This role is based in the UK and as such the successful candidate will be required to live and work in the UK.

The candidate appointed to this post may be eligible for homeworking on an occasional or regular basis.  For more information please refer to our Homeworking Policy.

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa.  At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser (e-mail: h.m.clark@abdn.ac.uk) for further information. 

Online application forms are available at www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

The closing date for receipt of applications is 10 November 2021

Informal enquiries about the post should be directed towards Prof Greg Gordon, Head of School, of Prof Matyas Bodig, Deputy Head of School

Prof Greg Gordon, Head of School


Prof Matyas Bodig, Deputy Head of School


Please do not send application forms or CVs to Profs Gordon or Bodig

Please quote reference number LAW058A on all correspondence

The University embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

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