Appointment details

Reports to:         Executive Dean, The Dickson Poon School of Law
Salary:                        A competitive salary commensurate with the academic profile and  experience of the successful applicant will be offered.

There are two elements to this appointment:

  • Director of the Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy & Law. This appointment will be for five years in the first instance on an additional and separate contract to that of the substantive appointment.
  • The substantive appointment is an ongoing academic contract; a permanent member of the academic staff within The Dickson Poon School of Law. It is expected that the appointee will meet the criteria for an appointment at professorial level.

For an informal discussion or to find out more about the role please contact King’s Search Team:

To apply for this post you will need to register on the King’s College London job application portal, and submit  the application form, along with the following:

  • a short statement setting out your reasons for applying for the post and highlighting the particular skill and experience which you feel you would bring to the role (two pages maximum)
  • an updated curriculum vitae.

Applications must be made electronically in Word or PDF format. Please ensure you quote reference number A9/1520/20-PO on all correspondence.

Closing date for applications :   Friday 8 January 2021

King’s College London is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and through this appointment process it is King's aim to develop candidate pools that include applicants from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from women, people from black and minority ethnic communities, the LGBT+ community and from disabled people. If you have special needs in relation to your application please contact the Recruitment Coordinator responsible for the administration of the post on

Selection process

Applications will be shortlisted by a selection committee drawn from across the university. Selected candidates will be invited to interview where they will be asked to present and respond to questions. The interview panel will be chaired by Professor Evelyn Welch and will include representatives from across the School.

Interview date:    February 2021

The Dickson Poon School of Law is committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position.