The University of Derby is an amazing place to learn and a tremendously gratifying place to work because it is challenging, intriguing, and always evolving.
Ours is an outstanding educational atmosphere and because we specialise in discovering and developing individual potential, you can be confident you’ll receive all the aid and encouragement you need to build a satisfying career with lots of opportunities to progress.
We have campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek, and Chesterfield where we offer our combined higher and further education programs. We also have some of the best university facilities in the UK thanks to more than £200 million in facilities investments over the past ten years.
With more than 34,000 students choosing to study here each year, we consistently produce remarkable achievements in both teaching and research, and we rely on the commitment of a group of 2,200 academic and professional services personnel.
Being financially sound and extremely ambitious, we provide our employees with a fulfilling profession that is family-friendly and has many prospects for advancement.
About the role
Derby Law School is looking to hire a lawyer or solicitor to work with us as a Senior Lecturer to teach criminal and family law and legal skills, as well as to supervise and help expand legal clinics within the Student Legal Advice Center.
An experienced attorney with supervisory experience who is dedicated to enhancing access to justice will be attracted to this position. Although not required, prior experience in higher education is preferred. We’ll take into account full-time, part-time, and job sharing.
Key responsibilities will include:
Good perks include flexible scheduling, a pension, a holiday allowance, and a salary that is competitive.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be reviewed alongside all other applicants. Although this employment qualifies for sponsorship via the Skilled Worker Route, we advise you to first determine your own eligibility before applying. For further information, go to https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa.
We expect everyone who works for us to share our commitment to protecting and advancing the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as well as to practice good manners and respect for others.