We currently have a permanent position within our Law School for a part time 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 is a permanent appointment teaching and supporting students on Professional Law in Solicitors Accounts, Wills and Interviewing skills. We would particularly welcome applicants who are practising solicitors or have recent experience of practice as a solicitor. The role will require the ability to support the development of student’s professional legal knowledge and skills as they progress to a career as a solicitor.
About us: 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. 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 interesting place to work and study.
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.
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'.
Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity and is a big pull for students and employers alike. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.
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 – with £300m having 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, making our campus the ideal place to work for those commuting to Bristol.
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, please contact Delyth James (Associate Head of Department) on 0117 328 2270 or email: Delyth.James@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 at least part of your working week. Exact days will be agreed with your line manager to ensure the needs of the department are met.
We particularly encourage applications from BAME and/or male candidates as we are currently under-represented in these areas within UWE Bristol, however all appointments are 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 may be able to sponsor qualifying candidates for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route if UKVI sponsorship criteria is met. Please read our Skilled Worker Guidance to assess if you will be eligible to be sponsored under this criteria.
Please also refer to the Home Office Right to Work Checklist which provides details of which documents are acceptable to prove your right to work in the UK. If shortlisted you will be asked to produce your right to work documents at your interview.
Please note that early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint appropriate candidates.