Lecturer in Law (Education and Research) Ref 9272

School/department: School of Law, Politics and Sociology/ Sussex Law School
Hours: full time or part time hours considered up to 1FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term for 12 months
Reference: 9272
Salary: £38,592, pro rata if part time 
Placed on: 25 July 2022
Closing date: 10 August 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 15 August 2022
Expected start date: As soon as possible, no later than 01 September 2022


Job description

The Sussex Law School, University of Sussex, an established and successful research-led department, is seeking to appoint a lecturer in law for a fixed term of one year. This position has arisen as a result of Dr Tanya Palmer taking leave to undertake an external research project.  

The successful candidate will be a dynamic and committed academic who can teach the final year undergraduate option, The Legal Regulation of Sexual Relationships, and be able to contribute to the teaching of one or more core law modules. The ability to contribute to the optional module, Criminal Process, is desirable but not an essential requirement. We are seeking to appoint a research active academic developing their research within their area of specialism.

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 (J.C.Bridgeman@sussex.ac.uk) 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 job description and person specification Ref 9272 [PDF 155.66KB]

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 HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk

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 lpsrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk 

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs 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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