Associate Professorship of Socio-Legal Studies

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Deadline: 02 Apr 2020

Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor of Socio-Legal Studies in the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies in the Faculty of Law. The appointment will be made in association with Green Templeton College. The position is full-time and, upon completion of a successful review, permanent. The appointee will be a Research Fellow of the College. In exceptional cases, the title of full Professor may be awarded on appointment.

The person appointed will be expected to engage in socio-legal research and empirical inquiry, which complements the work being done at the centre. The postholder will also give high-quality seminars, supervision, lectures, and tutorials. There are a large number of research students in the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies and the supervision of these students will represent a significant amount of the Associate Professor's responsibilities.

The successful candidate will have an undergraduate and Master's degree in law and/or one of the social sciences, and a doctorate in a relevant subject or an established record of accomplishment in academic research; a record of high quality interdisciplinary research and publications in the field of socio-legal studies commensurate with career experience, and the potential to produce further significant output of a recognised international quality during the tenure of the post which complements the work being done at the centre; experience of having conducted empirical work to a high standard and the ability to contribute to teaching about qualitative or quantitative methodology; the ability to assess high-achieving and challenging students in taught courses, and to provide supervision and research leadership for postdoctoral fellows, Master's-level and doctoral students; a track record in raising external research grants; a commitment to promoting the development of inter-disciplinary or multi-disciplinary research and developing capacity in the field of socio-legal studies; and a commitment to good citizenship and proven administrative and pastoral skills.

Queries may be addressed to the Professor of Socio-Legal Studies and Director of the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Linda Mulcahy ( ) or the Head of Administration and Finance in the Faculty of Law, Charlotte Vinnicombe ( ).

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 2 April 2020. Interviews will be held in Oxford as soon as possible after the closing date.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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