A world-class center of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting – Durham is a university like no other.
We believe that inspiring our people to do exceptional things in Durham empowers the people of Durham to do exceptional things in the world.
As part of Durham University, you will work with exceptional minds, all driven by a desire to ask and answer the big questions. Access to state-of-the-art facilities and an active contributor to the global research and academic community means you will be part of an international and diverse network of partners spanning the world’s top research institutions, organizations and companies . And all of this in the evocative and historic setting of the city, county and community that is Durham.
We can easily be proud of the amazing people we have in Durham. We offer inspiration, they achieve the exceptional. We invite you to join them.
Applications are especially welcome from women and black and minority ethnic applicants, who are underrepresented in academic positions at the University. We are committed to equality: If for any reason you have taken a career break or time off that may have impacted the volume and recency of search results, such as maternity, adoption or parental leave, you can report it in your application. The selection committee will recognize that this may have reduced the amount of your search accordingly.
Durham University’s Athena Swan Institutional Award recognizes and celebrates good practice in recruiting and supporting the development of women. We also signed the Charter for Racial Equality, a national framework to improve the representation, progression and achievement of ethnic minority staff and students in higher education.
Durham University Law School is seeking to appoint a talented individual for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor. We welcome applications from individuals with research and/or teaching interests in the broad area of private law, and we are particularly keen to hear from applicants with a focus on corporate law, corporate insolvency law , the law of obligations, equity and commercial law.
This position offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of excellent research and teaching internationally while providing you with unparalleled opportunities to grow and integrate your career into an exciting institution. and progressive. For more information, please visit our school pages at
The successful candidate will follow our teaching and research academic pathway which distributes the duties of job holders as follows: 40% research, 46% teaching and 14% administration (approximately). During your first year (grades 7-9), staff will also be eligible for 30% internship hours.