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  • Ref no: GCU00756
  • Published: 5/11/19
  • Closes: 19/11/19
  • Location: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
  • Salary: £42,792.00 - £49,553.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.


This is a full time/fixed term opportunity for two years

Glasgow Caledonian University a vibrant, multi-cultural, modern university in the centre of Glasgow and is placed amongst the top 200 modern universities in the world (THE, 2019) and in the top 50 universities globally for social impact (THE, 2019).  Our welcoming community of 20,000 students from more than 100 countries enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York.   Our University mission, commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence is integral to everything we do and how we deliver our mission.

Law is a key area of strength for the University focused on our undergraduate programme, the LLB. Integral to the work of our law team is our award winning Law Clinic which provides legal advice to the community. 

The Department of Economics and Law at Glasgow Caledonian University seeks a Lecturer in Law to contribute across our core Law modules. The candidate will have a doctorate or professional qualification in an appropriate area. Candidates with an interest in private law subjects will be particularly welcome.  They should have some experience in teaching and or leading seminars.  We encourage independent thought and welcome the ability to use initiative.  We expect that the applicant will be currently undertaking research or scholarly interests.  In addition, the successful applicant should be enthusiastic about supporting the work of the Law Clinic alongside the Academic Director.  GCU Law is growing.   The successful candidate will contribute to that growth by strengthening and enhancing our external networks and student employability, they will therefore possess excellent interpersonal   and communication skills.

The successful applicant will work as part close-knit programme team and be expected to teach and manage modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level, take on leadership roles as appropriate, and engage in further development of the subject area. An interest in contemporary scholarly research in the subject area is also expected.

Further details on this post are available by contacting Professor Alison Britton , Head of Department, Department of Economics and Law,  at  or call  0141 331 3124

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality and diversity, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities

Applicants must have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom to apply for this vacancy.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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