Global Chair in Global Governance and Ecological Justice

Ref: 3886/9

University of Lincoln


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Role Managed by:

Dr Goran Gregorovic

Head of Research

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6202


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 04/03/2019

Formal Interview Date: 30th April and 1st May

As a TEF-Gold rated institution, the University of Lincoln is ranked 22nd in the UK in the Guardian University Guide and 42nd in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. As part of a Global Chairs campaign, and to invest further in research leadership where we know we can make a significant difference, the University now seeks to appoint a Global Chair in Global Governance and Ecological Justice as part of its Global Chairs Campaign.

Suitable candidates will possess significant academic standing and accomplishment in the field, as well as the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to make a real impact in building and advancing research activity at the University in this area. We are seeking a leading expert to explore the impact of governance on international development objectives, particularly ecology. Lincoln is home to a strong existing group with relevant expertise in law and ecology, and a growing group in corporate law that could complement this, both within the Law School.

We understand that research is at the heart of what it means to be a university. We are proud to be home to world-class researchers who are making significant contributions to their subject areas. This was reflected in the latest Research Excellence Framework, where more than half of the University’s research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.

We are a fast-growing university, where staff and students work collaboratively on pioneering research that makes a tangible difference to people’s lives. Our researchers are tackling some of the world’s most challenging problems, from the fight against drug-resistant bacteria to mitigating the impact of climate change.

Research within Lincoln Law School includes a broad array of doctrinal, empirical and theoretical work, as well as exploring Law’s role in broader social science complexities, particularly at the European and global level. Areas of specialism focus on critical issues affecting the modern world, and in which law has a central role, including global environmental change, human rights (including gender equality), dispute resolution, and corporate governance. The Lincoln Centre for Environmental Law and Justice focusses on environmental law and justice, recognising the multi-jurisdictional, interdisciplinary and societal nature of many environmental issues.     

The University has engaged Perrett Laver to support the University in this appointment process and further information can be downloaded from our website at For informal enquiries about the role, please email Dr Goran Gregorovic at, quoting reference number 3886/9.

Applications should consist of a letter of application together with a curriculum vitae and a publications list.

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