Grade 36S, £48,114 - £64,605 per annum

The Faculty of Law, in association with St Hugh’s College, invite suitably qualified candidates to apply for the post of King & Wood Mallesons Associate Professor of Asian Law to commence as soon as possible.  The successful candidate will be a member of the Faculty of Law, and a Non-Tutorial Fellow at St Hugh’s College.

The person appointed will be expected to engage in advanced study and research in any aspect of Chinese law, and, where possible, the laws of one or more other jurisdictions in Asia. The postholder will also give high-quality seminars, classes, supervision, lectures, and tutorials, at both undergraduate and graduate level.

Applicants must have a doctorate in a relevant field, or an established record of accomplishment in research; expertise in any aspect of Chinese law, and preferably the laws of one or more other jurisdictions in Asia, and evidence of sufficient language proficiency to be able to work with sources in their original language; a record of high-quality research and publication commensurate with career experience; evidence of potential for producing further research of international quality during the tenure of the post; and for promoting the development of interdisciplinary research and the ability to provide outstanding teaching to high-achieving students at all levels; and to provide supervision and research leadership for doctoral students.

The salary will be on a scale from £48,114 - £64,605 per annum plus additional benefits as detailed in the job description. Associate professors who are awarded the title of full professor may receive from the University an additional salary payment of £2,804 per annum.

The postholder will be based at St Hugh’s College, St Margaret’s Road, Oxford, OX2 6LE and the Faculty of Law, St Cross Building, St Cross Road, Oxford, OX1 3ULIf you would like to find out more about joining the academic community at Oxford, from someone not on the selection panel, please contact Professor Liz Fisher,

If you have any other questions, please contact the Head of Administration and Finance in the Faculty of Law, Charlotte Vinnicombe,  All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence and will not form part of the selection decision.  

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

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (London time) on Friday 30 October 2020.  Interviews will be held in Oxford or virtually as soon as possible after the closing date.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and to download the further details (including the job description and selection criteria), please click on the link below: , Vacancy ID: 147722

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