20 July 2018

JOB: Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Sheffield (DEADLINE 16 AUGUST 2018)

The University of Sheffield has an application for a Senior Lecturer in Law. The advertisement at mentions that the university is “particularly keen to attract applicants with expertise” in i.a. constitutional history.

Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?

The University of Sheffield’s School of Law is a large and diverse law school with an international reputation for excellence in research, for the expertise of its staff, and the achievement of its graduates. The School’s vision is to advance the inter-disciplinary understanding of law, socio-legal studies and criminology globally, combining outstanding academic research with innovative research-led and practice-led teaching. Our website offers more information about all aspects of the School’s activity. Please see

This is an opportunity to join an ambitious law school that aims to produce world-class research and students who can flourish in a rapidly changing world. You will be a dedicated scholar and teacher who is prepared to make a lasting contribution to the School. This is an open position, but we are particularly keen to attract applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

UK constitutional law
UK administrative law
Comparative public law
Constitutional history
Constitutional theory

You will have a good first degree and a PhD in a relevant subject area (or have equivalent experience).  You must have proven teaching ability, evidence of sustained and continuing research performance and excellent communication skills.

The successful applicant will carry out research, deliver research-led teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and supervise master’s dissertations and PhD theses in one or more of these areas.
The School is also keen to recruit candidates who will contribute to its ‘internationalisation’ and civic engagement agendas. Networks of contacts outside of the UK would be an advantage.

You will join over 70 academic and teaching staff and a large professional support team. The total student body numbers around 1,200 undergraduates and more than 200 postgraduates. The School has a dedicated home in Bartolome House, a Grade II listed building, close to the main campus and library with easy access to the centre of Sheffield.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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