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Cambridge Centre for Property Law


UCL are searching for a lecturer in Property Law

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in leading research, and to contribute to the Faculty’s development and advancement of one or more areas of law. It is also expected that the post-holder will contribute to all aspects of the academic life of the Faculty and College.



Research: contribution to the advancement of one or more of the above areas of Law by research and scholarship (defined as commitment to, and practice in, the acquisition and synthesis of knowledge and understanding): this includes any comparative, doctrinal, historical, or theoretical approach to one or more of the above areas of Law, or the interaction of one or more of these areas of law and other legal sub-disciplines.



Learning and Teaching: contribution to the advancement of one or more of the above areas of law through teaching and by educational innovation.



Knowledge transfer/exchange and engaging communities: contribution to quality of life or the economy through application of knowledge in practice to the benefit of the broader community (i.e. commerce, industry and the public domain); involvement in UCL Beacon projects to widen engagement with the general public.



Enabling: making a contribution to the Faculty’s strategic leadership, and governance, or a significant contribution to the achievement of the Faculty’s and UCL’s wider goals and aims, which furthers the discipline, and/or facilitates and enhances the personal contributions of academic colleagues.

Key Requirements
Applicants should have a postgraduate degree in Law or a relevant subject and significant publications in the field of Property Law or Lawyers’ Ethics and/or Access to Justice or Competition Law and Policy. Applicants should have the ability to teach and supervise research students at Higher Education level in the field of Property Law or Lawyers’ Ethics and/or Access to Justice or Competition Law and Policy and to contribute to other teaching in the Faculty. Applicants should possess excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, a strong sense of collegiality and teamwork, the ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds and a demonstrable commitment to academic citizenship, professional development and UCL’s equal opportunities policy.
Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.



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If you have any questions about the roles, please get in touch with the Vice Dean Staffing Professor Alison Diduck

UCL Taking Action for Equality
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.
Closing Date
9 Feb 2020
Latest time for the submission of applications
Interview date
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.

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