Lecturer in Law (VC2020)

Leicester, England, United Kingdom

Job description

Faculty of Business and Law

5 posts available

De Montfort University (DMU) was awarded gold in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework and is in the top 10 of popular universities according to UCAS. DMU is renowned for creativity and innovation with our own distinctive way of doing things. We are seeking outstanding academics to work in this dynamic, ambitious environment.

Our life-changing research is central to the vision of our expanding academic community. Almost 60% of our research activities were considered world-leading or internationally excellent in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, achieving a rise in research quality of 15% compared to the last exercise in 2008.

Excellent teaching is at the heart of our commitment to professional, creative and vocational education. Our passionate and enthusiastic lecturers have earned 18 National Teaching Fellowships, making DMU one of the top three universities in the UK on this measure of teaching excellence.
With work under way on the £136m transformation of our Leicester city centre campus, we are seeking outstanding academics to work in this dynamic, ambitious environment.

It is our goal to become the leading provider of professional and creative education with research that pushes boundaries and improves lives. We wish to attract more talented, professional and creative academics to our campus.

Leicester De Montfort Law School is a leading provider of distinctive undergraduate, postgraduate and professional legal education with a strong research ethos. In the REF2014 the school was ranked in the top six modern UK universities. As part of a major investment in staff we are seeking to appoint VC2020 lecturers in law to join our vibrant and creative law school.

Our VC2020 roles are predominately aimed at early career academics, and therefore, appointment is expected at grade F (Lecturer grade). (In exceptional cases, we may consider a case for appointing at Senior Lecturer level, subject to the skills and experience of the preferred candidate).

Please quote reference: 10834

Closing Date: 23 July 2017

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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Thousands of lives are changed for the better every year through the inspirational teaching and vital research taking place at De Montfort University (DMU). Based in Leicester, in the heart of England, we are a university of quality and distinctiveness and our contribution to the world around us is significant: we boost the UK economy by £389 million each year and create more than 12,000 jobs*.