Job Details: Assistant Professor Law, School of Law and Government


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Assistant Professor Law, School of Law and Government
Position: Assistant Professor in European Law, School of Law and
Government

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

School of Law and Government

* Permanent Contract

OVERVIEW

Dublin City University () is a research-intensive, globally-engaged,
dynamic institution that is distinguished by both the quality and
impact of its graduates and its focus on the translation of knowledge
into societal and economic benefit. DCU prepares its students well for
success in life, and in the workplace, by providing a high-quality,
rounded education appropriate to the challenges and opportunities of
the **Apply on the website**st century. As Ireland’s University of
Enterprise and Transformation, DCU is characterised by a focus on
innovation and entrepreneurship and a track-record of effective
engagement with the enterprise sector, including commercial, social
and cultural enterprises. Excellence in its education and research
activities has led to DCU’s consistent position in the rankings of
the world’s top young universities.

THE SCHOOL OF LAW AND GOVERNMENT

The School of Law and Government offers programmes in Law both at
undergraduate and graduate level, including a BCL (recognised by the
Honorable Society of King&#**Apply on the website**;s Inns as an
approved law degree), a BA in Economics, Politics and Law, law as a
Joint Honours BA subject, a LLM, and a PhD programme. It also offers a
MA in Data Protection and Privacy Law jointly with the School of
Computing. The School has a particular interest in socio-legal studies
and promotes interdisciplinary research, through the DCU Brexit
Institute and Law Research Centre. The School is committed to high
quality research, expects its staff to publish regularly in leading
journals and supports its staff in such work. We have led research
programmes supported by the Irish Research Council, the EU and other
national and international funders.

ROLE PROFILE

The School of Law and Government intends to appoint an Assistant
Professor in European Law, to begin on 1 September **Apply on the
website**. We especially welcome candidates with a strong
international research profile. The successful individual will be
expected to teach across our law programmes. The School also offers
excellent opportunities for candidates to teach within their own area
of research specialisation and to supervise PhD candidates. The School
is committed to high quality research, expects its staff to publish
regularly in leading journals and with leading university presses and
supports its staff in such work. We have led research programmes
supported by the Irish Research Council, the EU and other national and
international funders.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not
restricted to, the following:

TEACHING AND LEARNING

The successful individual will be required to contribute to the
development, teaching, assessment, and administration of our modules
across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes:

* To include the design and delivery of modules on the School’s
suite of law programmes,
* The design and delivery of other interdisciplinary modules, where
appropriate,
* Supporting and evaluating students on placement visits and writing
reports,
* Contributing to the design, development, and management of future
programmes and other developments in the field of law,
* Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate theses, and
* Contributing to the wider teaching of the School, as required by
the Head.

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP

The successful individual will be committed to high-quality research
and publication in the field of public policy on an individual and a
collaborative basis.

THE SUCCESSFUL INDIVIDUAL WILL BE EXPECTED TO:

* Publish articles in leading peer-review journals and/or books with
high-profile publishers;
* Develop and support research initiatives with the School Law and
Government and the wider university;
* Apply for grants to contribute to the School’s research agenda;
and
* Attract and supervise high-calibre PhD students.

SERVICE AND CONTRIBUTION TO UNIVERSITY AND SOCIETY

Activities taken on the successful individual’s own initiative, or
allocated by the Head of School, may include:

* Engaging with the legal profession, policy-makers and the media,
* Participating in school and university meetings,
* Representing the School in marketing and the recruitment of
students,
* Developing relationships with stakeholders within and outside the
University.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Applicants for the positions must hold an honours degree, should be
qualified to a post-graduate level, and have completed a doctoral
qualification in law.

The successful individual will have an excellent research and
publications record. They must have at least three years’ relevant
experience, with appropriate higher-level teaching experience. The
successful individual should be capable of working in a team and
contributing to developing the teaching and research agenda within the
School, as well as supporting the School’s fund-raising activities
through grant applications.

MANDATORY TRAINING

The postholder will be required to undertake the following mandatory
compliance training: Orientation, Health & Safety, and Data Protection
(GDPR). Other training may need to be undertaken when appropriate


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