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Lecturer in FinTech Law

School of Law, Criminology & Policing

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £36,386 to £40,931 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 05 February 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  EHT0289-0123

We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone. 

About the Role

As Lecturer in FinTech Law, you will be required to make a significant contribution to the delivery of our LLB and LLM programmes, contributing to the delivery of our modules on FinTech and cyber law and other areas of our core curriculum depending on your areas of expertise and experience.

At Edge Hill we operate a working model similar to those found in research-intensive universities, with academics’ time split 40:40:20 (Teaching, Research, and Administration, respectively).

The School is ideally located between several large cities with thriving legal practices as well as being near to the new National Cyber Force centre in Samlesbury. 

You will be expected to contribute to research activities at the School and meet the requirements for submission to the next Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, you may wish to contact: Professor Jay Cullen, Head of Law, Criminology and Policing at 

About You

You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience. An established or promising research profile and experience of teaching are essential. 

You will contribute to teaching on our LLB programmes in particular through the development of modules relating to digital law and law and technology. You will play a key role in delivering FinTech and cyber-law related modules on our innovative LLM Artificial Intelligence, Digital and Cyber Law and contribute to future postgraduate programme development in associated fields.

In return, you will join a forward thinking and dynamic team that pushes the boundaries of curriculum development and research.

A PhD, or close to completed PhD (or equivalent demonstration of research capability) in law or a closely related field, is essential.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Rewards & Benefits

•   A minimum of 48 days annual leave per annum, pro rata (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days) 

•  Access to a range of CPD to support your career development, with three defined pathways for progression.

•   Automatic enrolment into the Teacher’s Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 23.68%

•   Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities

•   Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment

•   Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more

About Us

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

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