The Faculty of Law and St John’s College intend to appoint to the Professorship of English Law from 1 October 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

We are looking for an outstanding legal scholar with an excellent research record, an exciting research agenda, and strong teaching and supervision skills, who will be an intellectual leader in the Faculty and the wider academic community, and will enhance the Faculty’s reputation as a centre of excellence for the study of English law. This post is open to applicants with specific expertise in any field of English law, including public law, private law or any other subject.

The closing dates for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 11 March 2019.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via and enter vacancy ID: 138994

(Please note our online application system will be down from 22 February to 1 March. During this time you will not be able to submit your application. We apologise for the inconvenience).

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