Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Senior Lecturer in Law

United Kingdom

Closing soon

Senior Lecturer in Law

College of Social Sciences & Arts Academic Grade 8 - £44,263 to £56,021 pro rata dependent upon experience

The Role

We are looking for a lecturer who will make an immediate contribution to the academic work of the Department of Law and Criminology (DLC) and the University's commitment to be a successful Applied University.

DLC is currently revalidating and refreshing our clinical legal offer, which will provide students with a broad suite of opportunities to develop their client-based skills.

As a lecturer you will conduct teaching, assessment, research, and administrative duties with a focus on social justice issues within contemporary society. Teaching duties will include undergraduate teaching, assessment, student support and other related duties.

The post-holder will also be expected to contribute to research and other forms of scholarly activity as part of a multi-disciplinary team; and, to contribute to the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice.

The Subject Group

The Law subject group sits within the Department of Law and Criminology

The Department of Law and Criminology includes a dynamic staff group who are developing a portfolio of teaching, research and scholarly activities that cut across the subject areas of law, criminology and community justice.

The law subject group is a diverse mix of colleagues with a broad range of academic and professional practice experience. The primary focus is on law in practice underpinned by strong theoretical knowledge, the development and application of research skills and the enhancement of graduate attributes.

For further details please find us on Twitter @SHULawCrim and at www.

Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

For this job we particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic applicants who are underrepresented in this area at Sheffield Hallam.

The University may be able to sponsor the employment of international applicants in this role; this will depend on a number of factors specific to the individual applicant.

Our benefits

We offer a diverse range of benefits and opportunities to pursue a rewarding and fulfilling career in a supportive environment. To find out more, please visit The Hallam Deal: Your Benefits.

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We welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements

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Contact Person : Sue Bulley Contact Number : [email protected] Date Advertised : 10-Nov-2023 Closing Date : 03-Dec-2023 Employment Type : Permanent - Full Time Location : Collegiate Job number : 103005

Job details


Senior Lecturer in Law


Sheffield Hallam University


United Kingdom


November 11, 2023

Application deadline

December 03, 2023

Job type



Law,Social Science

About the employer

Sheffield Hallam University is located in Sheffield, South Yorkshire in England. This is one of the biggest and the most diverse of the universities in England. The university is sprawled over two locations. They have a city campus that is situated in the city center near the Sheffield Railway Station and the collegiate campus is almost 2 miles away in the Broomhall Estate off Ecclesall Road in south-west Sheffield. They are the 11th biggest university in the UK, out of a total of 167 having 30,815 students, out of which 4,400 are international and 4,494 are the staff. There are 708 courses.

The former names of the university were Sheffield Polytechnic and Sheffield City Polytechnic. The university endowment is 0.52 million Pounds as of 2015. The Chancellor of the university is Helena Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws. The Vice-chancellor is Chris Husbands. Out of the total student strength, 24,455 were undergraduates, as of 2016-2017, and 6,365 were postgraduates. The university is associated with the Association of Commonwealth universities.

There are many research centers and the faculties have been divided into four parts, namely the faculty of Science, Technology and Arts (STA), Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH), Faculty of Health and wellbeing (HWB) and Sheffield Business School (SBS). They have 30 centers for research, including the Art and Design Research Centre and Biomedical Research Centre, among others. Helena Kennedy is the present Chancellor who is also a broadcaster, barrister, and the life peer of the House of Lords. SHU is the leading partner for Higher Futures, the Lifelong Learning Network (LLN) for Southern Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire.

There are many notable alumni, including Kid Acne, who is a musician and artist, Roma Bubuniak, who is an artist. The notable staff includes Alison Adam, who is the professor of society, technology and science and I.M Dharmadasa, who is an applied researcher and physicist specializing in low in cost solar cells.

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