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Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor

City, University of London
London (Central), London (Greater)
£46,041 - £54,943
Closing date
12 Jun 2022

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Practice area
Education law
Contract type
Full time
1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
Legal education, Solicitor
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Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.


The School has over 2,500 students enrolled for the Bachelor of Laws, the Graduate Diploma in Law (which originated at City), Master of Laws, PhD, and barrister and solicitor vocational training programmes. Our academic and professional programmes are, for the first time, housed together in a new building.

A large majority of the School's academic staff are, or were, practising lawyers and many are leaders in their academic and professional fields. During the next five years, the School will increase the number of academic staff significantly, whilst holding student numbers at current levels. This will allow increased capacity for research, education and a strong focus on our students' experience. This is an excellent opportunity for outstanding candidates to join The City Law School at an exciting time in its history.


The School is seeking to appoint the following roles: 

  • A permanent Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor to take a senior leadership role within the School. They will initially be allocated the programme director role for the School’s new Solicitors’ Practice Programme (SPP)

Person Specification  

The successful candidates will be a qualified Solicitors and will have a good academic background (honours degree or equivalent), together with experience of professional practice as a Solicitor and/or a proven track record of excellence in delivering outstanding education and contributing to a high-quality student experience.

For appointment at Associate Professor/Professor level, candidates will be able to demonstrate significant level of experience in successful academic leadership and departmental level strategic and academic planning process in legal practice and/or of development and delivering of course modules, and contribute to the School/University’s strategic and academic planning processes.

Additional Information  

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date: 12th June 2022 at 11:59pm.

To apply and for more information about the post please use the links below.

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture, for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or social class. For more information on our approaches to encouraging an inclusive environment, please see our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Pages.

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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