Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Law
University of the West of England, Bristol - Bristol Law School
United Kingdom

We currently have a vacancy within our Law School for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Law who will contribute to teaching delivery across the existing suite of Academic and Professional Law programmes. 

This role will involve supporting the overall teaching delivery to achieve outstanding learning outcomes for our students and engaging in scholarly or professional activity to enhance the design and delivery of curriculum development.

Working in the Department of Law, comprising of academic (LLB/LLM) and professional (GDL/BPTC/LPC) programmes this post is a permanent appointment teaching and supporting students on Professional Law programs in Criminal Litigation & Evidence, Criminal Advocacy and related subjects. The successful applicant will also undertake module leadership within Professional Law and perform a visible leadership role in relation to the teaching team.

The successful applicant will therefore have substantial experience of practice as a barrister or solicitor within the Criminal Law context and from a teaching perspective should demonstrate the ability to engage and inspire students within a variety of learning environments. You will also have the ability to design innovative teaching and assessment materials, including the use of technology, and demonstrate effective student support skills.

In addition to progressive pay rates we offer a wide range of staff benefits which includes a holiday allowance of 35 days as well as up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year, flexible working, excellent defined benefit pension schemes, employee assistance programme, retail discount scheme and a range of family friendly policies.

We also have a generous relocation package to support qualifying candidates in moving to the area. 

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Grabham, Head of Bristol Law School, via email care of Lauren.Symes@uwe.ac.uk.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims. 

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed - with GBP 300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol. 

With over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,600 staff, UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West. Recent successes include achieving 89% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Satisfaction survey in 2018, placing us as the top university in the South West and in 7th place nationally. We have also been placed in the Guardian's Top 30 Universities in the UK and have achieved TEF Gold status. 

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.

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