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Senior Lecturer in Law

University of the West of England
£40,322 - £51,032 pro rata
Closing date
9 May 2021

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3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
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Senior Lecturer in Law

Job reference:  R02268

Permanent and part-time (0.5FTE)

Salary: £40,322 - £51,032 pro rata

We currently have a permanent vacancy for a Senior Lecturer in Law within our Law School.

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 professional law programs in Criminal Litigation and Sentencing, Evidence, Criminal Advocacy and related subjects.

We would particularly welcome applicants with substantial current or previous experience of practice as a barrister or solicitor within the Criminal Law context. It is expected that the successful applicant will undertake a module leadership role within the department 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. This is a permanent, part time post working on a 0.5FTE basis to allow for flexibility to continue with practice commitments if necessary.

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. 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 have a lot to be proud of at UWE. 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 be developed 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 pro rata

•          Up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year 

•          Excellent defined benefit pension schemes

•          Access to employee assistance programme

•          Ongoing learning and development opportunities

•          Family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives

•          Onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.

•          Savings on purchases via Wider Wallet scheme

•          Option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

Further information

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Suzaan Rowley (Associate Head of Department) on 0117 328 83726 or email  

We particularly encourage applications from BAME and/or male applicants as we are currently under represented in these areas, however all appointments are made on merit.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment.

Applications should made via our website, please use the link below for more information and to apply click the Apply button.

Closing date: 9th May 2021


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