Jobs at Goldsmiths
Jobs at Goldsmiths
Lecturer in Law (Teaching and Research)
We have a particular interest in teaching and research expertise in Contract Law, Public Law, Immigration Law, Criminal Law, Law and Technology and Human Rights. We also have a special interest in developing further distinctiveness in AI law and Art Law and the interlinks between law and technology. Human rights, international law, law and technology and socio-legal approaches more generally constitute the focus of key research in our department, and we are very interested in applications from candidates in these important areas in our curricular and research portfolio.
The appointee will also have the opportunity to contribute to the delivery of new LLM modules, and demonstrate leadership in their primary research area. The appointee will take an active role in developing and growing the Department of Law, in areas such as student numbers, external funding, external speakers, and prestige
The appointee will help further strengthen our research environment, through research and public engagement leadership. We were delighted to be submitted to the REF 2021, with our Sociology department, and to have contributed to an outstanding result on research outputs. We are looking forward to the appointee enhancing our research ethos, impact and future REF submissions. The appointee will lead core and optional modules and co-ordinate the operation of these modules with Law colleagues and central administration staff to ensure student needs are met. They will conduct and publish research in high-impact journals in the area of Law, and contribute to a dynamic research culture in the department, including in supporting the activities of relevant research centres and projects.
Our Department of Law is fast emerging as an academic institution distinct for its excellence in teaching and broader pedagogic innovation. A strong focus on embedding experiential learning activities and variation in assessment, integrating theory and practice, pushing cross-disciplinarity and immersing students in research, cultural and institutional environments beyond the classroom, constitute highlights of this distinctiveness, as also exemplified by our outstanding results in the National Student Survey 2022. In this environment of personalised and immersive legal education, candidates will be expected to showcase a strong appetite for (and will be enabled to) to engage with, and lead on, relevant pedagogic initiatives embedded in all our programmes.
The appointee will undertake and research external research funding in related areas of activity. More details can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification.