Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Law & Director: Information Law and Policy Centre
London (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies)

Job reference: 00535

Location: London (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies)

Closing date: 23/10/2016

Salary: Dependent on experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: School of Advanced Study

Sub-Department: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) - academic

Hours per week: 35 hours per week

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies of the School of Advanced Study is now seeking a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Law and Director: Information Law and Policy Centre. The role will be responsible for developing the research promotion and facilitation, teaching/training and public engagement for the Information Law & Policy Centre. This position is offered at 3 years in the first instance with the possibility of permanent extension after this period. 

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies 

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies supports and leads legal research in its broadest sense, both nationally and internationally. Founded in 1947, it houses specialist research centres and innovative partnerships and is home to an active community of researchers, fellows and postgraduate students. It promotes new research agendas in specialist and interdisciplinary areas of law and carries out funded research projects with direct effect on policy and practice. It maintains one of the world’s great legal research libraries, provides freely available online legal information services, legal research training, a meeting place for organisations and legal scholars from around the world, and offers a busy programme of conferences, public lectures and seminars.

The Role

As the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Law and Director: Information Law and Policy Centre you will be responsible for developing projects for promoting and facilitating research in the UK and internationally in the field of Information Law and Policy. You will co-ordinate and edit publications arising from conferences and workshops and will attract external funding for events, publications and administration. You will engage in high-quality research relating to Information Law and Policy and will prepare and submit robust applications for research grants and contract to UK research councils and other funding bodies. You will assist with the attraction and supervision of MPhil/PhD students in Law and cognate areas and will contribute to the School's research training programme(s) when there is sufficient demand. 


Candidates should have a strong publication record of their own academic work in peer-reviewed journals or books and have clear plans for future research. The successful candidate must have experience teaching at Master's level in a University institution and associated assessment experience and a PhD in a relevant discipline such as law or socio-legal studies. For a full job description and person specification please download the documents below. 

Note: This appointment will be made at either Lecturer (Grade 7) or Senior Lecturer (Grade 8) level, dependent upon experience.

Further Information

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and Covering letter by clicking the apply button below.  The close date for this role is at midnight on Sunday, 23 October 2016. 

Please note we are able to accept international applications (outside of the EEA and EU) for this role. We welcome applications from all candidates. 

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