(Education) in Law (Practice)
School of Law
Queen’s University Belfast is one of the
prestigious Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities in the UK and
Ireland, combining excellence in research and education with a student centred
ethos, for our 24,000 students and 4,200 staff, funded through an annual
turnover of some £300m.
As a driver of innovation and talent, based on
excellence and global strategic partnerships, we offer generous employment
terms and underpinned by excellent lifestyle benefits including opportunities
for family friendly working and support for wellbeing.
Our five core values - Integrity, Connected,
Ambition, Respect, Excellence - are shared by our staff and students,
representing the expectations we have for ourselves and each other, guiding our
day-to-day decisions and the way we behave as individuals in an international
The School of Law benefits from excellent
relationships with the legal professions in Northern Ireland, including through
its Judge in Residence programme, and regular teaching and research collaborations
between staff, students, members of the judiciary and practicing lawyers.
new posts seek to build on and strengthen these relationships. The post holders
will contribute to Foundations of Legal Knowledge teaching on the LLB, and
produce scholarship of interest and relevance to the practice and understanding
of the law in Northern Ireland. They will hold a professional legal
qualification, and will use their practice-based expertise to augment and
enhance current and future provision in
There are up to three positions available on a
0.2 FTE basis for a three year period.
The successful candidate must have:
• A degree in Law (at 2.1 or above) and/or
qualification which equates to the Foundations of Legal Knowledge for professional
• A relevant professional legal qualification.
• At least 3 years’ post-qualification experience
in professional legal practice.
• A demonstrated ability to produce scholarship
of interest and relevance to the practice and understanding of the law in
• Scholarly interests that are sustainable and
which complement the research and education strategies of the
School of Law.
• A willingness and capacity to contribute to the
teaching of foundation subjects at undergraduate and
Further information about the
School/Centre/Directorate/Faculty/Institute/Project can be found at –
Informal enquiries may be directed to Kathryn
McNeilly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kevin Brown via email at
£33,199 to £39,610 per annum
£40,792 to £50,132 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday
12 September 2019
For full job details and criteria please see
the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’. You must
clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application.
For further information please contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University
Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email email@example.com .
The University is committed to equality of
opportunity and to selection on merit. We welcome applications from all
sections of society and particularly from people with a disability.