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Senior Immigration Lecturer/Lawyer

 

Job Description

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. 

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

Move from legal practice into academia, whilst continuing to practice but in a University legal clinic and inspire the future generation of lawyers.

If you’re qualified to practice in England and Wales and have sound experience of immigration law, this is your chance to make a real difference – both for our students, clients and your career. Dividing your time between supervising and training students in the immigration clinic and developing the clinics services. Assist in moulding the next generation of lawyers. You will enjoy different challenges every day.

Whether you’re looking to move into academia on a long-term basis or strengthen your CV, the two years you spend with us will be exceptionally rewarding and stimulating. With campuses across Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield, we enjoy outstanding facilities, with £200 million invested in the last 10 years alone. It’s little wonder that more than 34,000 people choose to study with us every year, benefiting from the remarkable talent of our 2,200 academic and professional staff.

Our Law School offers a diverse and exciting environment in which you can transform lives whilst also developing your skills. Hybrid working and flexible hours, with just one day a week in the office, makes this the ideal challenge for people with other commitments or who want to continue practising as a solicitor whilst working with us. What’s more, our location in the heart of England means it’s easy to commute from Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Leicestershire, West Midlands and even London, which is just 90 minutes away by train. You can also expect excellent benefits, including a teacher’s pension, generous holiday allowance and much more.

If you’re ready to make the move into academia, please contact Sue Jennings at [email protected] or Kaye Howells at [email protected] for an informal discussion.

On appointment the job title for this position will be Senior Lecturer in Law.

This is a funded post.

This is a 0.6 FTE role (3 days per week)

Please note that unfortunately, this role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system; however, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route. Please consult the Home office website for further information.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

To apply please visit our website: https://www.derby.ac.uk/jobs/current-vacancies/senior-lecturer-law/. We cannot accept applications via CV's or email, however, when you apply via our website you will be given the chance to upload a CV if you wish.

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