17 August 2010

NOTICE: Chair in Law (Civil law, public law, or the Scottish legal tradition) at the University of Aberdeen

The following notice may be of interest:

We seek to appoint to a Professorial post in Civil Law, Public Law or the Scottish Legal Tradition. We welcome applications from high quality candidates who have very considerable teaching experience and a very significant high quality publication portfolio. We seek a scholar of international standing who can make an excellent contribution to the research quality profile of the school. The successful candidate would be expected to take on appropriate administrative responsibilities, and leadership experience is required.

Informal enquiries can be made to Head of School Professor Margaret Ross (tel: 01224 272421 or e-mail m.l.ross@abdn.ac.uk) or Deputy Head of School Dr John Paterson (tel 01224 273888, email j.paterson@abdn.ac.uk).

Salary will be at an appropriate placement according to qualifications and experience.

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Louise Alford, HR Adviser, for further information on this.

To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

Job Reference Number: 1151338.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday 27 August 2010.

Promoting Diversity and Equal Opportunities throughout the University

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Comparative Legal Theory Project

Participants are being sought for a collaborative and comparative project in legal theory.

The Comparative Legal Theory project aims to place legal theory in its social, historical, and comparative context. Our goal is to produce jurisdictional reports on legal theory on the basis of a questionnaire prepared by the project organisers and through ongoing collaborative workshops.

A roundtable on the project will be held in Catania on Friday, 29 October 2010. Participants will be able to assist in creating the questionnaire to be used and to identify potential reporters.

The project managers are Seán Patrick Donlan (Limerick), Margaret Martin (Western Ontario), and Alessio Lo Giudice (Catania). Please email sean.donlan@ul.ie for additional information.

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