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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.

Please see our current vacancies below.

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic academic to join Edinburgh Law School as an Early Career Fellow in EU Law.  This is a fixed term post available until the 31st March 2026.

The successful candidate should have advanced subject knowledge of EU law and will have either completed a PhD (or be very close to completion) in EU law or have equivalent professional experience. They will be expected to develop and execute a realistic and achievable research plan, and to play a full part in the collegiate life of the EU Law Subject Area and Edinburgh Law School.

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to promoting the student experience and will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, assessment, and supervision in the EU Law subject area, especially in EU constitutional law. 

We are proud to be a diverse Law School. With over 1400 students and 150 members of academic, research and professional services staff, Edinburgh Law School is an international, vibrant community dedicated to providing research and teaching with local and global reach and impact. Our Law School would not be the community it is without our staff and students and we particularly welcome applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been traditionally under-represented in the subject. 

Please apply with a CV and personal statement indicating how you meet the Knowledge. Skills and Experience outlined in the job description. We invite candidates to use their cover letter to highlight professional and personal experiences that maybe relevant to role. Law interview panels will take submitted documents into account when assessing applications in line with listed criteria, including acknowledging areas of potential impact such as caring responsibilities, family leave and health related matters.

Closing date for applications is Monday 20th May 2024.

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We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic academic to join Edinburgh Law School as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in EU Law. This is a fixed term post available until the 31st August 2028 and part of an exciting new 4-year research project funded by the Leverhulme Trust entitled “Taming the Dark Energy of EU Law: The European Union’s Unwritten Constitution”. The successful applicant will be based in the Law School and work closely with Professor Niamh Nic Shuibhne and the project’s PhD researcher.

The successful candidate should have advanced subject knowledge of EU law with expertise in EU constitutional law and the legal dimensions of EU external action. They will have either completed a PhD (or be very close to completion) in EU law or have equivalent professional experience. They will be expected to develop and execute a realistic and achievable research plan, and to play a full part in the collegiate life of the project team, the EU Law Subject Area, and the Law School.

We are proud to be a diverse Law School. With over 1400 students and 150 members of academic, research and professional services staff, Edinburgh Law School is an international, vibrant community dedicated to providing research and teaching with local and global reach and impact. Our Law School would not be the community it is without our staff and students and we particularly welcome applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been traditionally under-represented in the subject. 

Please apply with a CV and personal statement indicating how you meet the Knowledge. Skills and Experience outlined in the job description. We invite candidates to use their cover letter to highlight professional and personal experiences that maybe relevant to role. Law interview panels will take submitted documents into account when assessing applications in line with listed criteria, including acknowledging areas of potential impact such as caring responsibilities, family leave and health related matters.

Closing date for applications is Monday 20th May 2024.

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We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic academic to join the School of Law as a Lecturer in Global Law and Digital Technology. We particularly welcome candidates with expertise in law and digital technologies from a perspective that captures the variety of international practices in political and jurisprudential contexts. Further specialised research interests would also be welcome, including for instance – but not limited to – digital and platform economy, information and media law and policy, innovation and sustainability in the digital age.   

You should have an established teaching and research profile as well as a proven commitment to promoting the student experience. The post will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and assessment as well as dissertation supervision in the IT/IP/Media Law Subject Area both at undergraduate and postgraduate level, particularly in the Global Law LLB programme. 

The successful candidate will play a full part in the collegiate life of the Subject Area and the Edinburgh Law School and will be expected to develop and execute a realistic and achievable research plan. 

We are proud to be a diverse Law School. With over 1400 students and 150 members of academic, research and professional services staff, Edinburgh Law School is an international, vibrant community dedicated to providing research and teaching with local and global reach and impact. Our Law School would not be the community it is without our staff and students and we particularly welcome applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been traditionally under-represented in the subject. 

Please apply with a CV and personal statement indicating how you meet the Knowledge. Skills and Experience outlined in the job description. We invite candidates to use their cover letter to highlight professional and personal experiences that maybe relevant to role. Law interview panels will take submitted documents into account when assessing applications in line with listed criteria, including acknowledging areas of potential impact such as caring responsibilities, family leave and health related matters.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 29th May 2024.

Click here for more details and to apply