Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Job Opening: Edinburgh (Lecturer)

The University of Edinburgh is seeking to hire a Lecturer in international commercial arbitration and/or international trade law. Here's the advertisement:

Vacancy details

Vacancy Reference: 3011965

Department: Law

Job Title: Lectureship in Law

Job Function: Academic

Job Type: Full Time

Live Date: 03-Nov-2009

Expiry Date: 04-Dec-2009

Salary Scale: £36,532 - £43,622

Internal job: No. Anybody can apply for this position.

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Law: Lectureship in Law

Applications are invited for a Lectureship (UE08) in the School of Law from candidates with research interests in either or both of international commercial arbitration and international trade law. Applications would also be welcome from candidates with an interest in international investment law. Candidates may have either a private law or public international law background. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching programme, particularly at post graduate level, and to undertake post graduate supervision. He or she will contribute to the development of new initiatives in teaching, research, and continuing professional development ("cpd"), including those which will connect the School of Law with others in the College of Humanities and Social Science. Applications from individuals with demonstrable experience and achievement in their specialist area, as reflected in a growing personal research portfolio, will be particularly welcome. In addition, applicants are invited to explore how their research interests complement the existing strengths of the School of Law in cognate areas such as commercial law, EU law and international law.

The position is available from 1st February 2010. Appointment will be on an open-ended basis.

Salary Scale: £36,532 - £43,622