Five Lecturer in Law Posts Ref 6307

School/department: School of Law, Politics and Sociology/ Sussex Law School
Hours: full time or part time hours considered. Requests for flexible working options, including job sharing, will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 6307, 6596, 6597, 6598, 6599
Salary: Grade 7 within the range £37,467 - £40,927, pro rata if part time 
Placed on: 05 January 2022
Closing date:  08 February 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: We would like the successful applicant to start as soon as possible

Job description

The Sussex Law School, University of Sussex, is seeking to recruit five committed and dynamic academics to the positions of lecturer in law.

The successful candidates will be able to engage in creative, interdisciplinary, and collaborative research contributing to our established and developing areas of research expertise. We have teaching needs in Family Law, Business Law, Public Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Process, Information Law and Intellectual Property and Corruption Law but welcome applications from enthusiastic and innovative scholars who have teaching experience in any field of law. In your application it would be helpful to indicate clearly what subjects you have teaching experience in and what subjects you would be able to offer teaching in.

The successful candidate will be on our teaching and research academic pathway. You will join a friendly and collegiate community whose staff are committed to high quality legal education through which we encourage critical thinking and a supportive and inclusive learning environment. The Sussex Law School has a vibrant, supportive, and inclusive research environment across a wide range of sub-disciplines and approaches rooted in the Sussex traditions of critical scholarship and commitment to equality and social justice.

Please contact Prof Jo Bridgeman ( for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 6307) (PDF XKB)

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

This role has been assigned an eligible SOC code however to meet the minimum salary requirement this is dependent on the salary you are offered and/or whether you are eligible for tradeable points. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact

Please note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance if you require visa sponsorship.

How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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