Professor/Associate Professor in Law Professional Practice and Director designate of Professional Practice Unit

Swansea University - The College of Law and Criminology’s Strategic Development Plan


The professorial scale commences at £55,876 per annum pro rata if part time , together with USS pension benefits if required. However, the salary will be agreed on appointment depending on the experience and achievements of the successful candidate.

Associate Professor grade 10: £48,327 to £55,998 per annum, together with USS pension benefits, if required.

The College of Law and Criminology’s Strategic Development Plan represents an ambitious vision for growth and was developed in response to the need to adapt legal scholarship and research to meet the needs of the 21st Century. A key focus in the Plan is to expand the College’s suite of commercial and training services to support practitioners with Professional Skills, Continuing Professional Development, and consultancy.

The main purpose of this post is to lead the development of the College’s practice-facing training provision, and to put a strategy in place to ensure effective promotion and delivery of training programmes.

You will evidence  significant experience in delivering the Professional Skills Course  and other training programmes to the legal sector.

You should have a degree in Law or equivalent and be recognised as an established authority within the discipline, contributing to the wider academic or professional community.

This is a permanent full time position 35 hours per week .

Informal enquires regarding the role are welcome and should be directed to Professor Elwen Evans, QC, Head of College at

To apply on line please go to:

Closing date for applications is 11:00pm GMT on Wednesday, 23 August 2017.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place in the second week of September 2017.

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