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Law Academics from Lecturer to Professor

University of Auckland – Faculty of Arts – BA, conjoint, Global Studies – Christ's College Careers

Law academics - from lecturer to professor 

Auckland Law School is seeking to recruit established and early career academics to join its world class faculty. Auckland Law School is ranked 54th in the QS World University Rankings. It is the largest law school in New Zealand and has an international reputation for academic excellence. It has high entry standards for its LLB and LLB (Honours) degrees and has an outstanding postgraduate programme.

The School enjoys excellent international links and a strong relationship nationally with the legal profession and judiciary. It is supported by the staff and resources of the Davis Law Library, New Zealand’s leading legal research library. Leading scholars from top overseas universities often visit the Law School and teach courses for the LLM programme.

The Faculty hosts the Aotearoa New Zealand Centre for Indigenous Peoples and the Law; the New Zealand Centre for Legal Theory; the New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law; the New Zealand Centre for Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice; the New Zealand Centre for ICT Law, and the New Zealand Centre for Law and Business. The Faculty also enjoys a close relationship with the Legal Research Foundation, whose journal, the New Zealand Law Review, is produced within the Law School.

Job Description

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

The School is looking for high quality researchers and innovative teachers who are prepared to take leadership roles within the faculty and university. Applicants who are Māori, Pasifika and/or female are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applicants from all areas within the law discipline are welcome, however, the faculty is especially interested in applicants with expertise in all areas of private law, including contract, equity, company law, intellectual property, banking and finance, and restitution. Expertise in local authorities law and resource management, employment law, law and technology and aviation and space law is also of interest. It is a requirement of appointment that successful applicants teach into the core courses, including first year courses.

Applications at any level from lecturer through to professor are welcome.

For more information about the responsibilities of these permanent positions, and to apply, please refer to the position description online here


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