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Several positions as lecturer in international law (100%)

Duties and Responsibilities

UCL Faculty of Laws is looking to appoint as Lecturers in Law outstanding candidates with research interests and teaching expertise who will be able to contribute to the Faculty’s development and advancement of one or more areas of law. We are particularly interested in candidates who have research interests and/or teaching expertise in the following areas:

  • Access to Justice
  • Competition Law
  • Corporate and Financial law (including corporate insolvency, international finance law, and cross-border mergers and acquisitions)
  • Health Law
  • Private Law (including the law of tort)
  • Property law (including the law of real property, personal property, and trusts)

The successful candidates will be under the responsibility of the Vice Dean (Staffing).

Key Requirements
We welcome applications from early career scholars for these posts, including those who have recently completed their PhDs in Law or a relevant subject, or those who will have submitted their PhD theses in Law or a relevant subject by July 2021 (with an expectation that any PhD viva takes place before 31 September 2021). We also welcome applications from Black, Asian, and ethnic minority applicants who are underrepresented in the Faculty at Grade 8.

The UCL Academic Career Framework sets out four ‘domains’ of activity for teaching and research posts. At Grade 8, and in the context of Research, applicants should be able to demonstrate that they have the ability and potential to produce internationally-excellent independent, original, significant, and rigorous research contributions to law. Applicants also need to demonstrate evidence of successful participation in high-quality Education (i.e. teaching) activity with students (at any level) linked to one (or more) of the areas of law set out above.

The domain of Enterprise and External Engagement covers a wide range of externally directed matters, and, in particular, knowledge-exchange activities directed at collaboration with agencies and stakeholders outside of academia to realise the impact/benefits of research. Here, applicants will need to show evidence of their networks and reach or their plans to foster such networks. Finally, Institutional Citizenship experience covers any activities which contribute to promoting positive collegial behaviour across a department or faculty; as well as activities contributing to the effective running of the administration and governance of a university. Candidates for these posts are not necessarily expected to have experience of university administration and governance, but should be able to demonstrate evidence of positive collegial behaviour.

Applicants should possess excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, a strong sense of teamwork, the ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds, and a demonstrable commitment to and UCL’s equal opportunity policy.

Further Details

Applications for the positions should be made online at Please read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully for the additional documents you are required to submit as part of your application.

If you have any questions about the roles or the application process, please get in touch with the Vice Dean (Staffing), Professor Steven Vaughan

UCL Taking Action for Equality
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Further information here.

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