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Bristol Law School UWE: Lecturer in Law

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Bristol Law School UWE has been a leading provider of legal education for over 40 years. We are proud to be a full-service Law School offering a comprehensive suite of academic and professional law courses. As a forward-thinking Law School, we have invested heavily in creating the right environment for our students to build both academic knowledge of the law, and the practical skills required to enter legal practice.

We offer state of the art facilities, including two mock courtrooms, modern Harvard lecture theatres and teaching spaces, a Legal Resource Room, and a dedicated Business and Law Clinic, where our law students undertake a range of pro bono work, supervised by solicitors or barristers.

We are an ambitious, innovative and inclusive Law School where our staff work hard to advance knowledge, inspire students and transform futures.

We are currently recruiting x2 Lecturers on a 2-year fixed term contract to teach on UG and PG Academic Law programmes. Working with an experienced team of Academic Law colleagues, successful applicants will teach, assess and support students on the LLB, Law and Criminology and/or LLM programmes. We would particularly welcome applications from individuals with teaching experience and expertise in at least two of the following areas:

  • Foundation for Legal Knowledge subjects: Contract Law, Criminal Law, Law of Torts, Equity and Trust
  • Environmental Law
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Company Law

About you

We are seeking to recruit ambitious, innovative, inclusive and collaborative individuals for these posts to teach, assess and support students on the LLB, Law and Criminology and/or LLM programmes. These posts are a 2-year fixed term contract. Prospective candidates should have an in-depth knowledge, gained through scholarship, research and / or professional practice, in at least two of the subject areas identified above.

They should also have experience of teaching in a higher / further education sector. In addition, prospective applicants should possess excellent communication, organisational and time management skills, and have the ability to communicate complex information in a student-friendly and effective manner.

A commitment to a student-centred approach and maintaining high ethical standards is crucial. Furthermore, the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and manage demanding situations is important.

Where is this role based?

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.

Further information

If you would like to speak to us to find out more about this role please contact Dr. Chisa Onyejekwe on 0117 328 2212 or email:

Interviews are scheduled to take place at our Frenchay Campus on 15th July 2024.

These are 2 years fixed-term posts and is full-time working on a 1 FTE contract.

This post is available on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part-time

We may be able to sponsor qualifying candidates for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route if you satisfy under new immigration rules. Please read our Skilled Worker Guidance to assess if you will be eligible to be sponsored under the criteria.

Please note that UWE does not cover any visa or health surcharge costs.

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