We currently have a new position within our Law School for a Senior Lecturer in Professional Law.
About us: UWE, Bristol Law School is a leading UK provider of legal education. Our brand new £55 million Business and Law School has been purpose built to provide the best possible environment in which to learn. Bristol Law School offers state of the art facilities, including two mock courtrooms, modern Harvard lecture theatres and teaching spaces, a Legal Resource Room, and a dedicated Business Advice Clinic, where our law students undertake a range of Pro Bono work, supervised by Solicitors.
About you: Working in the Department of Law, comprising of academic (LLB/LLM) and professional (GDL/BTC/LPC) programmes this post will focus on teaching and supporting students on Professional Law programmes in Business Law and Practice, Drafting, Acquisitions and related subjects and skills.
We would particularly welcome applicants with substantial current or previous experience of practice as a solicitor acting within a corporate finance context. It is expected that the successful applicant will undertake a module leadership role within Professional Law and perform a visible leadership role in relation to the teaching team. It is also expected that the successful applicant will undertake a management portfolio role alongside teaching and dissertation support.
About UWE Bristol: We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,800 staff from across the globe. We celebrate individuality and are proud to be part of a city renowned for being inclusive and culturally diverse. Join us, and find yourself in a vibrant, stimulating and supportive environment.
We have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements include an impressive 88% overall student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Satisfaction survey, placing us 2nd of all universities in England and 7th in the UK. We are 6th in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey) and importantly, 96% of UWE Bristol graduates are in employment or further study within six months after graduation. We have also achieved TEF Gold status, have been ranked 21st in The Guardian Best UK Universities 2021 and 29th in the latest Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables‘.
This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed while incredible new facilities continue to enhance our offer even further.
In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of employee benefits including:
- a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
- up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
- excellent defined benefit pension schemes
- ongoing learning and development opportunities
- family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
- onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.
If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Delyth James (Associate Head of Department) by email: Delyth.James@uwe.ac.uk
This is a permanent, full time post although we are happy to consider a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time.
UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment.
Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint appropriate candidates.
Applications should made via our website, please use the link below for more information and to apply: