Lecturer (Education) Law, Practice Fellow job with QUEENS UNIVERSITY BELFAST

job description

The Law School enjoys excellent relationships with the legal professions in Northern Ireland, including through its Judge-in-Residence programme, and regular teaching and research collaborations between staff, students, members of the judiciary and practicing lawyers. The post holder will contribute to the teaching of the foundations of legal knowledge on the LLB, particularly in the areas of constitutional and criminal law and produce scholarship of interest and relevance to the law in Northern Ireland. The successful candidate will hold a professional legal qualification and will use their practice-based expertise to augment and improve the school’s current and future offering.

This position is available part-time for 7.4 hours.

The successful candidate must have, and your application must clearly demonstrate that you have:

  • A law degree or qualification that is equivalent to the foundations of legal knowledge for professional purposes.
  • Relevant professional legal qualification and at least 3 years of post-qualification experience in professional legal practice
  • Demonstrated ability to produce scholarships of interest and relevant to the law in Northern Ireland
  • Sustainable scientific interests complementary to the strategy of the Faculty of Law.
  • Willingness to contribute to the teaching of core subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Ability to contribute to wider management and administrative processes.

*Please note that the above list is not exhaustive.* For more information on the role, including essential and desirable criteria, click on the ‘Candidate Information’ link below.

At Queen’s, our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a member of staff, you will be part of a dynamic organizational culture, which will give you the opportunity to reach your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package which includes:

  • Excellent terms and conditions
  • Pension plans
  • Flexible working by allowing you to design your work week together with your manager through a mix of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for mental health and well-being
  • Entitlement to generous leave of 8 weeks per year (composed of 23 days of annual leave, 10 days of closure and 9 public holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equal opportunity for all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) that help us advance equality.

We also endorse Equality Charter marks such as the NI Diversity Charter mark in addition to Athena Swan. For more information on our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversity; www.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.

Candidate Information
Informal inquiries can be directed to: Dr Marek Martyniszyn [email protected]
About the school
Attractive reward package
Additional information for international applicants

Jon J. Epps