We currently have a permanent vacancy in our Law School for a part time Lecturer focused on Intellectual Property Law.
About us: UWE, Bristol Law School is a leading UK provider of legal education and one of the largest full-service Law Schools in the UK. 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 School of Law, comprising of academic (LLB/LLM) and professional (GDL/BTC/LPC) programmes this post focuses on teaching and supporting students on the LLB (UG) programmes and on the LPC (PG) programmes, in Intellectual Property Law and on the LLM (PG) programmes, in International Intellectual Property Law.
It is expected that the successful candidate will undertake a module leadership role on the LPC in Intellectual Property Law. We would welcome applicants who are keen to supervise dissertation students, and who would be able to contribute to other modules on either our UG, PG or Professional Law programmes.
About UWE Bristol: We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 32,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 4,000 staff. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections. Our staff and students come from over 160 countries making this a diverse, dynamic and rewarding place to work and study.
We are an ambitious and values led 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.
We have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements include scoring above sector average in student satisfaction, we have TEF Gold status and are ranked 21st in The Guardian Best UK Universities 2021 and 29th in the latest Times Higher Education 'Table of Tables'.
Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity and is a big pull for students and employers alike. A city with a creative and fiercely independent mindset, a vibrant music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. Bristol was the first British city to win the European Green Capital award in 2015,and National Geographic listed Bristol as 11th in the world's 'cool list' destinations.
This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both staff and students access to everything they need to succeed – £300m has been invested recently on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation while incredible new facilities continue to be developed to enhance our offer even further.
Frenchay campus has excellent transport links; as well as being located near the motorway network we are within walking distance of two train stations, our bus terminus connects us to the local bus and metrobus network and we also have a range of cycling and changing facilities.
In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of employee benefits including:
This is a permanent, part-time post working on a 50% contract.
If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Lucy Rees (Associate Head of Department) on 0117 3283575 or email: Lucy.Rees@uwe.ac.uk
The University will be implementing a hybrid way of working once restrictions from Covid 19 end therefore you will be expected to work on campus for part of your working week. Exact days will be agreed with your line manager.
We particularly encourage applications from BAME and/or male candidates as we are currently under-represented in these areas within UWE Bristol - although all appointments will be made on merit.
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.
We are unable to provide sponsorship for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route. As we are unable to sponsor anyone requiring a visa for this role candidates must therefore be able to provide their own right to work in the UK.
Should you be shortlisted you will be asked to provide your right to work documents at your interview. Please refer to the Home Office Right to Work Checklist which provides details of which documents are acceptable.
Please note that early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint appropriate candidates.