Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 per annum

The Faculty of Law seeks to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Public International Law who will be required to pursue internationally leading research in Public International Law and will undertake graduate and undergraduate teaching and supervision in that field. 

The successful candidate will support postholders teaching international law courses by providing tutorial (and some seminar) teaching in at least two of the following postgraduate taught subjects: International Dispute Settlement, International Law and Armed Conflict, and International Law of the Sea; engage in internationally leading research in the field of the post; assist with the development of teaching methods, course design, reading lists and course materials and with the conduct of seminars and tutorials and to examine for the Faculty.

Candidates should have a proven record of high quality research and publication in Public International Law commensurate with their career experience; relevant teaching experience; hold, or be close to completion of, a PhD/DPhil in Public International Law Candidates who do not meet this requirement may be considered, if they have attained a comparable level through their publications; the capacity to pursue an independent scholarly and research agenda; and the ability and willingness to undertake pastoral responsibilities associated with undergraduate and graduate teaching, and administrative duties as required.

The post is full time and fixed term until 31 September 2021.

The post will be based at the Law Faculty, St Cross Building, St Cross Road, Oxford, OX1 3UL.

The closing date for applications is midday on 5 November 2020.  Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

Applicants should submit one piece of written work (of no more than 12,000 words) and arrange for two references to be sent to by the closing date. Details about the type of written work can be found in the further particulars for the role.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via and enter vacancy ID: 147860

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