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With over 1500 students and 150 members of academic, research and professional services staff, Edinburgh Law School is a diverse, vibrant and inclusive community dedicated to providing research and teaching with local and global reach and impact.

We currently have the following job opportunities available.

The Edinburgh Law School is inviting applications from enthusiastic and customer-focussed applicants to fill the position of Resources Assistant. Applicants should have recent, relevant experience of working in a varied, customer-facing environment, and a commitment to delivering a high-standard, professional service to students and colleagues and prospective colleagues.

The post holder will be a member of the School Resources team and support the day to day activities of both the HR and Estates functions of the Edinburgh Law School. The post holder must demonstrate a good standard of written and spoken English and a customer-focussed approach and be able to work independently as well as part of a wider team. Attention to detail, excellent communication and organisational skills are essential as is a good working knowledge of MS Office applications.

The post holder will undertake general HR administration duties to support operations including collating applications and arranging interviews. The post holder will also assist with day-to day Estates activities including printer issues, keys and access, waste management and upkeep of supplies across the building and will liaise with University Estates team and other facilities related visitors on all general issues.

This role would suit a flexible administrator with office and customer service experience possibly gained in the HE, government or broader public sector.

This position is an open ended full-time role (35 hours per week). Requests for 28 hours will be considered.
Salary: £20,130 - £22,417 per annum.
Closing date: 5pm (GMT) on 22nd January 2020.

It is expected that interviews will be held on February 4th or 5th, 2020.

View the full job description and application information here.

Applications are invited for a post in Intellectual Property (‘IP’) Law at Edinburgh Law School. The School has existing strengths in IP Law including in copyright, designs, trade marks, IP enforcement, international IP, IP and the creative industries, and IP and human rights. The postholder will have excellent IP Law research and teaching abilities complementing existing strengths and providing a basis for expanding the School’s IP Law research and teaching. Current requirements include teaching and supervision in patent law and trade secrets and we particularly welcome applications from candidates with expertise and research interests in patents and trade secrets.

The postholder will be expected to contribute to the delivery of existing taught undergraduate and postgraduate IP Law courses (on-campus and on-line) and to undertake postgraduate supervision. Ability to contribute to the teaching of substantive IP Law generally across a range of topics at undergraduate and postgraduate level is essential. Readiness to develop and deliver new courses pertaining to the postholder’s research interests and complementing the Law School’s existing IP Law courses is also essential. The successful applicant will have a strong profile in research and publications commensurate with the stage of their career. They will have a PhD in IP Law or be very close to completion, or equivalent professional experience, and a strong background in law.

Dependent on experience and potential, the successful applicant may be appointed as an Early Career Fellow (UE07) or a Lecturer (UE08). Applicants for the previously advertised post in this area need not re-apply.

Post is available from 1st August 2020.

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) on 31st January 2020.

View the full job description and application information here.