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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Real Estate and Land Management (Law)

Royal Agricultural University
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
£17,152 - £25,148 pro-rata (£34,304 - £50,296 full-time equivalent) dependant on experience
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

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Land, Property
Contract Type
Estates Management, Land Surveying, Rural
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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Real Estate and Land Management (Law)


Permanent – part time 0.5FTE (17.5hrs/week)

£17,152 - £25,148 pro-rata (£34,304 - £50,296 full-time equivalent) dependant on experience and meeting the criteria for relevant post

Job number: RAU2257

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is proud of its long standing reputation for preparing graduates for successful careers in the land-based industries. Many of our extensive alumni network have established and led businesses which have shaped the global landscape of agri-food, land and real estate management.   

The School of Real Estate and Land Management provides a focal point for commercial and rural property management teaching across the University. Staff teach prospective professionals on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The School is also actively engaged with the surveying profession, including accreditation to the RICS and running the RICS/RAU Land Price Series.    

We are seeking to recruit an ambitious and innovative Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Practitioner with the specialist knowledge to teach law as applied to the real estate and rural land management sectors, focusing on teaching the basic understanding and principles of the English legal system together with tort and contract law before moving on to the law of Real Property and Landlord and Tenant law. The candidate will need to have the ability to articulate this in a way that will enable the students to demonstrate an understanding of the subject through contextualization and critical analysis of case studies and scenarios in the context of Real Estate and Rural Land Management. The candidate will also need to demonstrate knowledge of the legal and ethical responsibilities of a surveyor. This expertise will have ideally been acquired through academic practice and/or experience in the industry.

You will teach across our undergraduate and postgraduate courses to strengthen the team. You will possess an excellent understanding of the subject area and a proven ability to communicate this knowledge to others.  You will contribute to the management, administration and co-ordination of parts of the teaching programme and its development.  The University encourages engagement in scholarly activity in your subject area, especially through pedagogy or discipline-based development.

Ideally, you will have a degree in Law and also a postgraduate qualification or evidence that you are prepared to continue your own education through research and continued professional development. A qualified lawyer in practice will also be considered.

While we would like to appoint an experienced academic, we will consider applications from those at the start of their academic career or coming from professional practice with professional qualifications.

The University offers a comprehensive range of benefits including membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, 30 days annual leave and free parking.

For a full job description and details on how to apply, please visit:

Informal enquiries can be made to William Leschallas, Head of the School of Real Estate and Land Management -  

Closing date: 14th August 2022

Interview date: 23rd August 2022

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