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Teaching Fellow in Human Rights Law

Applications are invited for a full-time Teaching Fellow in Human Rights Law (Grade UE07) in Edinburgh Law School on a fixed term basis to 31 August 2020. This position, which is available immediately, is the result of Professor Christine Bell’s DFID funded Political Settlements Research Programmes (PSRP) which has recently been extended. The successful applicant will be a specialist in Human Rights Law and will have demonstrable teaching abilities in that area. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates who have teaching interests in human rights and conflict resolution.

The successful candidate will have teaching duties relating to Human Rights, primarily involving teaching on the LLM Human Rights, including delivery of a Human Rights and Conflict Resolution LLM course, graduate dissertation supervision and coordination of the work based placements element of the LLM programme, with particular reference to placements on the Political Settlements Research Programme. They will also contribute to undergraduate teaching at ordinary and honours levels in human rights related courses. The successful candidate will have proven teaching experience and will have completed a PhD (or be very close to completion of one).

We welcome applications from everyone regardless of gender or ethnic group. All appointments will be made on merit.

The position is available on a full-time (35 hours per week) fixed term basis to 31 August 2020.

Scale: £33,199 – £39,609 per annum

Closing Date: 5pm (GMT) on Friday 23rd November

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Work-based placements are available on the Programme through the dissertation module on the Global Justice Academy, University of Edinburgh, LLM in Human Rights.

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