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Law School Career Opportunities

For over 50 years, the University of Strathclyde Law School has been educating lawyers who want to make a difference to today‚Äôs world.  We focus on learning with impact and want our students not only to have the best classroom-based experience but to learn how to deal with real clients in a rapidly changing world.  Our research has similarly been rated best in Scotland for intensity and our staff are among the top experts in their fields.

Due to our rapid growth trajectory and ambitions for the future, we are seeking a range of talented individuals to augment our current staffing profile.

Opportunities exist for a Professor in Human Rights Law and a further 4 appointments, 3 within Scots Private Law (including Family Law, Property Trusts & Succession, and Obligations) and one Scots Criminal law appointment.

Academic appointments for Scots Criminal Law and Scots Private Law will be made at either Reader, Senior Lecturer or Lecturer level, and Teaching-focussed appointments in these areas will be made at either Principal Teaching Fellow, Senior Teaching Fellow or Teaching Fellow.  All appointment levels will depend upon the skills and experience of the candidate.

All candidates will need to have a PhD (or equivalent professional experience) in an appropriate discipline and be able to demonstrate appropriate teaching experience.  Applicants for academic posts must be able to demonstrate a body of published work and success in research funding, commensurate with career stage.

For full details of the opportunities available, please read the further particulars and apply via our recruitment system, using the links below which will become live during week commencing 18 March.

Human Rights Law:

  • Professor


Scots Private Law:

  • Senior Lecturer/ Reader
  • Lecturer
  • Senior Teaching Fellow/ Principal Teaching Fellow
  • Teaching Fellow


Scots Criminal Law:

  • Senior Lecturer/ Reader
  • Lecturer
  • Senior Teaching Fellow/ Principal Teaching Fellow
  • Teaching Fellow