London Law Programme Director

United Kingdom
Oct 10, 2016
Nov 09, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
London Law Programme Director

The University of Notre Dame invites applications for the position of Director of the London Global Gateway Law Programme (“Law Programme”).  The Director of the London Law Centre is responsible for enhancing the reputation of the University of Notre Dame in London as a premier site for international education and scholarship exchange. We seek a leader who can create a vision and develop and implement strategies that respond to the demands of an ever-expanding London programme of a leading U.S. university.

The Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of planning and administration of the London Global Gateway Law Programme. Applicants who have spent their career in academia and the bar are welcome. The Director will work closely with the Dean and the Associate Deans of the Law School, the Academic Director of the London Global Gateway, the Vice President and Associate Provost for Internationalization, and faculty and staff members in London and the main campus in the United States.  


The University of Notre Dame is particularly interested in a Director who has administrative and teaching experience and can provide innovative leadership. We are looking for an individual who holds a Postgraduate law degree supported by extensive professional, administrative, and teaching experience.  Professional experience in law firms and higher education institutions are highly desirable. In addition, the successful applicant will have:

  • demonstrated ability to bring vision, strategic thinking, and coherent planning to an academic or comparable environment;
  • proven teaching ability and effective oral and written communications skills;
  • an interest in promoting the research and teaching capacity of the university;  
  • knowledge of and experience in the British legal market; and
  • a commitment to advance international study, exchange, and scholarship by cultivating Notre Dame’s global alliances and partnerships.

To be considered for this position, please apply online at Questions about the position may be directed to Professor Roger Alford, Academic Director of the London Global Gateway and head of the search committee, at  Salary and terms of appointment are commensurate with experience and qualifications.  

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration.  The University is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. Candidates who seek to contribute to the distinctive mission of a Catholic University are encouraged to apply.

The Notre Dame London Global Gateway is housed in the Marian Kennedy Fischer Hall, a historic 19,000-square-foot building on the northwest corner of Trafalgar Square. For additional information about the London Global Gateway, visit; Notre Dame Law School, visit; and Notre Dame’s strategic vision for international education, visit A review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The search committee anticipates that it will begin conducting initial interviews during late fall 2016 or early winter 2017. 

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