Senior Lecturer in International Business Law

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

Job description

Location: City Centre Campus (Curzon Building)

Interview Date: Friday 4th August 2017

The School of Law at Birmingham City University has been at the forefront of innovative law teaching for more than 40 years. We are renowned for our emphasis on programmes which prepare students for professional practice within and outside of the legal profession and have close links with law firms and businesses throughout the region. The School has gained an international reputation as a major centre for academically rigorous legal education and training. Located in the heart of the City of Birmingham, we provide a dynamic environment for our students and staff.

The School is launching a new LLM in International Business Law and we are looking for a highly motivated and established academic with experience commensurate to the level of Senior Lecturer to help lead this exciting programme. The candidate should have a good publication record and will have the opportunity to help shape our intellectual agenda between business and international law. They will be required to teach on this programme and where relevant on the LLB. Experience of or an ability to supervise PhD students is desirable. We are looking for someone with an ability to teach international corporate law and at least one of the following areas: international commercial law, corporate crime or competition law. The incoming post-holder will be required to help drive the global profile of the LLM International Business Law programme so it is likely the role will include collaboration with international partners/and or international travel..

How to apply

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Alternatively if you require the application in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department at or on 0121 331 6693.

Birmingham City University seeks to be a single status employer and benefits include up to 32 days annual holiday, an index linked contributory pension scheme and an employee medical scheme.

Birmingham City University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

While the focus at Birmingham City University is very much on the here and now, we have a distinguished heritage in the city dating back to the mid-19th century, and equally impressive plans for the future.