The University is seeking to appoint a full-time Associate Professor of Law to commence in the academic year 2021/22.  

This post is associated with a Tutorial Fellowship at St Edmund Hall. Duties will include teaching and supervision responsibilities for the Faculty and the College, together with undertaking independent research and securing funding to support the Faculty’s research activities and Trustee duties (as a member of the Governing Body) at the College.

Applications are invited from candidates with a completed doctorate in Law and/or an established record of accomplishment in legal research and record of high quality, innovative research and publication commensurate with their career experience. Additionally, applicants should have the ability to enthuse and inspire students at both undergraduate and graduate level through tutorials, classes, lectures, and supervision.

The College welcomes applicants willing and able to teach at least two, ideally three, of the following seven subjects on the undergraduate curriculum:  Roman law, criminal law, contract law, land law, trusts, jurisprudence, EU law. The Faculty has teaching needs in commercial law, medical law & ethics, conflict of laws, land law, criminal law, anti-discrimination and equality law, family law, labour law, legal history, public international law subjects (including comparative, interdisciplinary, and transnational approaches, if applicable).

The appointment is for 5 years in the first instance, with reappointment to retirement upon completion of a successful review. The Faculty and College offer an exciting research and teaching environment, and an attractive financial package to the successful applicant. Salary ranges between £48,114 – £64,605 p.a. plus additional benefits.

Please refer to the Further Particulars for the wider benefits offered by the University and St Edmund Hall.

Associate Professors who are awarded the title of full professor may receive from the University an additional salary payment of £2,804 p.a. In exceptional cases, where the candidate has previously established an academic standing at an appropriate level of distinction, the title of full professor may be awarded at the time of appointment.

How to apply

There is no separate application form for this post. Applications should include:

  1. Your full contact details including, email address, full postal address and at least one contact telephone number.
  2. A covering letter or statement explaining how you meet the selection criteria and specifying which areas covered by the FHS Law you (a) have taught and (b) are prepared to teach (no more than 5 A4 pages).
  3. A full curriculum vitae (no more than 4 A4 pages to include details of candidates’ degrees, their date of award and class) and a statement of research interests and publications.
  4. Details of three academic referees.

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to submit two representative samples of written work.

Applications should be emailed (as a single pdf) to recruitment@seh.ox.ac.uk by the closing date of 12 April 2021 at 09:00 (GMT).

Interviews are expected to be held remotely on Thursday, 29 April 2021 and shortlisted candidates are expected to be available.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.