Applications are invited for a Lectureship in the Edinburgh Law School from candidates with demonstrable expertise in the field of Corporate Finance law and English Company and Commercial law. It is essential that the successful candidate’s research furthers the high international reputation of the School, and that the candidate demonstrates strong commitment to postgraduate/undergraduate teaching, LLM/LLB and doctoral supervision, and administration. Research experience and achievement in a relevant specialist area as reflected in a growing personal research portfolio or demonstrable potential for excellence in research will be an essential criterion of appointment.
The successful applicant will have an appropriate academic background in commercial law (or equivalent experience in legal practice in addition to a postgraduate degree), a specialism in corporate finance law and a strong commitment to inter-disciplinary research. In particular, candidates must be able and willing to contribute to teaching on existing LLM courses on banking law and finance, as well as relevant company and commercial law undergraduate courses. Candidates with a background in project finance law, oil and gas law, the law of international commercial arbitration and international trade law are strongly encouraged to apply. The person appointed will also have the opportunity to develop specialist courses in areas informed by their own research interests and expertise for the distance learning programme. Alongside teaching and research, the successful candidate will be expected to assist with the administration of the LLM in International Banking Law and Finance.