The Department of Law and Criminology includes a dynamic staff group who are developing a portfolio of teaching, research and scholarly activities that cut across the subject areas of law, criminology and community justice.
As a lecturer you will be expected to contribute to the teaching and supervision of students working on live-client matters in the Criminal Appeals Clinic and/or Prison Law Clinic. This work is housed within our very own SRA regulated teaching law firm, SHU Law Ltd. You will also be expected to make broad contributions to the academic work of the Department of Law and Criminology (DLC) and the Helena Kennedy Centre (HKC) including teaching and related duties across the undergraduate law programme. Opportunities for involvement with postgraduate teaching may also be available.
You must have a good honours degree (i.e. UK 2.1 or 1st Class) in law or in a relevant discipline and a postgraduate qualification (e.g. masters degree) in Law OR substantial experience working as a practitioner within the legal sector. Well developed and current knowledge and understanding of critical, practical and theoretical issues relevant to law and expertise in the area of criminal litigation/appeals and/or prison law is also essential.
For this job we particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic background applicants who are underrepresented in this area at Sheffield Hallam.
The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international applicants in this role.