Applications welcomed for the role of Director of the Centre for Professional Legal Studies at Edinburgh Law School

Applications are invited for the post of Director of the Centre for Professional Legal Studies (CPLS).

Applications are invited for the post of Director of the Centre for Professional Legal Studies (CPLS).

The successful candidate will be expected to provide dynamic and inspirational leadership for the CPLS including development and delivery of a five-year strategic business plan. 

The post-holder will co-ordinate, and ensure successful delivery of, existing professional (including the Diploma in Legal Practice) and CPD programmes; proactively identify and lead the development of existing and new programmes and be a key point of contact with the legal profession and lead on School and Unversity strategic objectives related to, and requiring interaction with, the profession.

It is intended that appointment will be made at the appropriate point on the Grade 9 scale [£46,696-£52,556].

The position is available from 1st May 2011.

Applicants should ensure that their application - comprising an application form, CV, and cover letter - should be received no later than the closing date of Friday 15th April 2011.

Applicants should supply the names of two referees who may be approached in advance of interview, and who will be able to provide references by the interview date (to be confirmed, but anticipated to be w/c 2nd May 2011).

We encourage all applicants to apply online at www.jobs.ed.ac.uk.  You will receive email confirmation of safe receipt of your application.  The online system alows you to submit a CV and letter.  If you do not have access to a computer, you can call the University's recruitment line on 0131 650 2511 for an application pack.