(Senior) Lecturer Legal Technology
The Law School at LJMU is one of the largest law schools in the country and has a long tradition of marrying academic excellence and practical legal study. The School has a large suite of LLB, LLM and LPC programmes. The LLB has been adapted to include elements of preparation towards new routes to qualification under the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination.
The School is particularly proud of the contribution that its award-winning Legal Advice Centre has made to both the University and the regional community. The work of the Legal Advice Centre has now been embedded into the undergraduate curriculum to provide valuable experience and skills development for our undergraduate and postgraduate students. These developments have resulted in an increase in student recruitment including exceeding targets by 38% in 2020. This continued success has facilitated the recruitment of a substantial number of new staff in 2020 and in 2021.
You will be working in a vibrant, modern Law School and you will be required to demonstrate excellence and innovation in both teaching and research. The School is the home to the Centre for the Study of Law in Theory and Practice (LTAP) and has a longstanding tradition of research excellence having submitted both in the REF2014 and in the REF2021. Whilst embracing a wide-range of research interests, the Centre has particular strengths in Public International Law and Human Rights, European Law, International Criminal Law, Banking Regulation and Finance Law.
We are looking for a passionate, forward-thinking individual with an expertise in Law and Technology, able to embed and teach Law and Technology in the context of existing UG and PGT modules and possibly to create new ones. Our definition of Law and Technology includes any area of Law of impacted on by Technology. Examples include Intellectual Property, AI, Cyber-security, Cyber Law, Blockchain, FinTech, RegTech etc. A demonstrated record of effective high-quality teaching, innovative pedagogy and delivery methods at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and strong student support is essential.
Informal enquiries may be made to the Director of the School of Law, Professor Carlo Panara, email: C.Panara@ljmu.ac.uk .
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