The University is seeking to appoint a full-time Associate Professor of Law to commence at the start of the academic year 2021/22, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Salary: Ranges from £48,114 - £64,605 p.a. plus benefits

This post is associated with a Tutorial Fellowship at Wadham College. 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 higher degree in Law, normally a doctorate, or an established record of accomplishment in legal research. 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 compulsory subjects on the undergraduate curriculum: EU law, administrative law, criminal law, constitutional law. 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 Wadham College:

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 syllabus 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. Three references to be sent directly to the address below by the closing deadline.

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

Contact details, covering letters and CVs should be emailed (as a single pdf) to by the closing date of Monday 14 June 2021 at 17.00 BST.

Interviews are expected to be held remotely on Monday 5 July 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.