A Lectureship in Comparative Law (three year contract) is being advertised for the School of Law at Trinity College Dublin (the University of Dublin). The deadline for applications is noon on 10 January 2011. The following information is taken from the official job description:
The School seeks to make this appointment in order to develop a new specialist LL.M. programme in International and Comparative Law, commencing from September 2011.
The successful candidate will be required to provide lectures to students on the LL.M. programme in International and Comparative Law, and to assist in the development of that programme together with the Director of the LL.M. programmes at the Law School. S/he may also be required to provide lectures to freshman and sophister students together with carrying out the assessment of students through coursework and annual examination, as directed by the Head of School in the Law School. The successful candidate will be expected to advance legal knowledge through publications, participation in conferences etc and will be required to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students. S/he will also be expected to do such administrative work as shall be directed by the Head of School in the Law School. S/he will be expected to engage in research work both on an individual and collaborative basis and to be active in seeking research funding for same.
The ideal candidate will have an excellent academic record and proven teaching experience. S/he must have a PhD or be close to the completion of a PhD.
The appointee will have a strong interest in academic law, preferably in the area of Comparative Law or related fields, and should have a proven track record in both teaching and research. They must be prepared to carry out their duties on a full-time basis.