Job reference: 012487
Salary: HE Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (£35,505 - £52,056 pa pro rata)
Closing date: 19/06/2023
Location: City Site
Employment type: Permanent
Team: NLS School Office
School / Directorate Nottingham Law School

Lecturer salary from £35,505

​​​​​​​Senior Lecturer Salary from £41,131

​​​​​​​The level of appointment would be determined by the selection panel following an interview. ​​​​​​​

About You and the Role

We are looking to appoint four Lecturers or Senior Lecturers (depending on experience) to teach on our undergraduate and/or postgraduate (including practitioner) courses.

We welcome applications from candidates who specialise in one or more of the following subject areas: Commercial Law, Business Law, Intellectual Property Law, Employment Law, Criminal Law or Sports Law. 

​​​​​​​Professional qualification as a solicitor or barrister or as a chartered legal executive (FCILEX) or a trade mark attorney or a patent attorney in the jurisdiction of England and Wales and/or an undergraduate degree, preferably in Law and Ph.D. (or expected submission of thesis in advance of 1st September 2023). 

Interview Date: Week commencing 3rd July 2023.

If you have specific queries in relation to these roles, please contact Dr Alex Kastrinou (, Head of Postgraduate Portfolio or Dr Elyse Wakelin (, Head of Undergraduate Portfolio.​​​​​​​

If you are in the early stages of an academic career and are considering joining NTU, then our Early Career Academic Development Programme could be just right for you.

If you are considering joining NTU as a Senior Lecturer you will benefit from our Senior Lecturer Career Framework, which recognises and rewards you based on your performance, contribution and achievement, and offers the opportunity of faster salary progression compared to the industry average.

About Nottingham Law School

​​​​​​​We are deeply proud of our academic community. Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a diverse and dynamic learning environment, defined by a shared sense of respect for all its people. Our mission is to be bold, to do the right things and to change lives, and our academics are key to realising those goals. Their work continues to reinforce our credentials as an award-winning university, and a research centre of excellence.

Our continued success — underpinned by the number of prestigious national awards we’ve won — has hinged on two commitments: forging excellent partnerships around the world and harnessing the talents of all our people. We secured a ‘Gold’ rating in the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework; received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our pioneering research; and in 2018, we were the first UK university to sign the Social Mobility Pledge, further demonstrating our commitment to ensuring ‘success for all’. NTU is a university at the peak of its powers, but we know we can still go even further. That’s why we’re now looking for new, passionate, ambitious people to join our community.​​​​​​​

Nottingham Law School is one of the leading providers of academic and professional legal education in the country with an established record of delivering innovative and transformational courses. We are one of the largest law schools in the UK, offering a range of undergraduate degrees, academic and practitioner taught postgraduate courses and a strong research degrees programme. The School has over 100 academic staff and in excess of 2,500 students of whom over 500 are students studying on postgraduate or practitioner courses.

The School has built a reputation for excellence in the provision of legal education and in shaping the careers of solicitors, barristers and legal practitioners at both a national and international level.

In addition to our research expertise, we have long established links with policy makers, professional bodies and leading law firms, including a growing number of significant international associations. We have an extensive record of delivery of excellent bespoke training programmes for practitioners and professional bodies and have strengths in commissioned research, both in the UK and overseas.

Join Us​​​​​​​

Find out more about our academic community at NTU, including the support we offer to academics at all stages of their careers at Support for academics | Nottingham Trent University

We also offer:

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Between 25 and 35 days annual leave per year (dependent on grade) plus statutory bank holidays and 5 university closure days pro rata 
  • Generous pension scheme with life assurance.  We contribute 23.68% of your salary.
  • Opportunity to receive a bonus for exceptional performance and contribution
  • Range of health and wellbeing services, voluntary benefits, discounts, and savings for all colleagues.​​​​​​​
  • And a whole lot more…

Come and be part of our success.  Apply today.

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

This role is open to non-UK/Irish applicants subject to current UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.

We’re proud of how far we’ve come. With a shared vision, we are a community of more than 4,000 colleagues, all committed to our goal of becoming ‘the university of the future’. Do you have the passion to help us to go even further?

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