One position as lecturer in Public International Law (100%)
The Dickson Poon School of Law is seeking to appoint to a Lectureship an outstanding candidate with teaching expertise and research interests in public international law. The successful candidate’s principal teaching contribution will be to modules in public international law on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, although the ability to contribute also to the teaching in Spanish law and to the core undergraduate curriculum is desirable. The successful candidate will also undertake public engagement activities and carry out administrative duties in the Dickson Poon School of Law.
The successful candidate will be responsible to the Executive Dean.
The Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London is one of the oldest law schools in England and recognised globally as one of the best law schools in the world. It is ranked 15th in the world and 4th in the UK in the QS World University Rankings for Law 2020. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise, research in the School was rated as number one in the UK.
The Dickson Poon School of Law is housed in the East Wing of Somerset House, a Grade One listed building, on the College’s Strand Campus, a few minutes’ walk from the Royal Courts of Justice and Inns of Court and midway between Westminster and the City of London. Its location has always enabled the School to have excellent contacts with practitioners and policy-makers, and there is a strong tradition of engagement with the legal profession.
The Dickson Poon School of Law embraces equality, diversity and inclusion. We attract students and staff from across the world, from many different backgrounds, with a variety of ethnicities, religions, and sexual and gender identities. We promote flexible working as a key enabler of inclusion. We particularly encourage and welcome applications from women, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, and from candidates who are LGBTQ+ and/or have a disability.
The Dickson Poon School of Law has a long-standing reputation for excellence in the laws of England and Wales, European, International and Transnational Law. The School’s research interests cover all areas of public and private law and include the philosophy and sociology of law as well as doctrinal, empirical, historical, interdisciplinary and comparative approaches to the study of law. Its educational offering covers a broad range of legal disciplines and is home to a vibrant postgraduate research community.
Of particular relevance to this post are the School’s: Undergraduate programmes (three-year LLB programme and four-year joint degree programmes specialising in dual-jurisdiction qualifications, in particular Anglo-Spanish law, or study and an LLB in Politics, Philosophy & Law) and LLM programme with several specialist pathways.
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This post will be offered on an indefinite contract.
This is a full-time post.