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Director, Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and Senior Teaching Fellow

This position is now closed to applications.

This is truly an exciting time to join The University of Edinburgh…one of Scotland’s oldest and most impressive universities.

The University of Edinburgh was founded in 1583 with 5 campuses across the city, many of which are based in historic buildings situated in the Old Town. Ranked as the sixth oldest in the English-speaking world, Edinburgh University has – according to the Times Higher Education Ranking – been ranked 7th best in Europe and 6th in the world by the US News’ Best Global University Rankings. The university itself is a leading academic institution in areas such as Humanities & Social Sciences, Engineering, Science and Medicine.

Reporting to the Head of School, the Director of the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and Senior Teaching Fellow will play a pivotal and integral part of the suite of Postgraduate Taught Programmes offered by the School.

The successful candidate will provide leadership and management for the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice. The post holder will coordinate, and ensure the successful delivery of, the Diploma. The Director will work to enhance the reputation and professional standing of the Diploma in Scotland and more broadly.

Working in a fast moving and dynamic environment, the post holder will ensure that the programme continues to equip students with the necessary skills to compete in the challenging and evolving professional legal marketplace.

If you would like to know more information about the University and this pivotal role please visit our microsite here.

A Director, Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and Senior Teaching Fellow Candidate Information Pack can be downloaded here.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Lesley Drew or Donogh O’Brien at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

To apply, please fill out the short form below and submit your CV and covering letter. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within 24 hours of submitting your application, please contact Donna Sweeny on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th May 2019