Tutor in Law

Swansea University - Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law

The normal expectation is that the successful applicant will be appointed to the minimum of the scale with annual increments on 1 October each year (subject to completing six months service).

The fixed term contract will run from the 1st September 2018 to 30th June 2020. We welcome applicants who wish to apply for this role on a part time basis or who may wish to complement their professional practice.

The School

Swansea University is undergoing a period of significant development and expansion. The University doubled the size of its estate with the opening of its new Bay Campus in 2015 and is a UK top 30, research-intensive institution, ranking 26th in REF2014. The Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law is undergoing an equally exciting period of development under its Head, Professor Elwen Evans QC, and plans to move to a new, sector-leading Law School by 2020.

The School is achieving significant and sustained growth, and has an ambitious development plan that seeks to establish Swansea as a leading centre for the application of technology in legal education and research, with the aim of driving a “LegalTech” cluster in Wales.

The Role

The School is seeking to appoint 4 Tutors to assist with the delivery of teaching and assessment, to encourage and motivate students, to help to develop student skills and to support student learning. The Tutor will have: specialist knowledge in the relevant discipline, excellent interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to enhancing student skills and the student experience.

Successful candidates will support the College’s ambition to deliver education that equips students and staff with the skills and experiences necessary to understand the changing legal landscape and to confront contemporary challenges. The Department is committed to an ambitious development agenda, to maintain and improve its already excellent standards in teaching and student experience, and to build further its reputation for innovative research and impact. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to avail themselves of support in relation to development in relation to both teaching and research.

The key purpose of these posts are:

  • To contribute to teaching of Law modules in the College.
  • To contribute to student support and to the enhancement of the student experience in the College 


Interviews will be held in week commencing 23rd April.

For further information please contact Alison Perry, Associate Professor in Law: A.Perry@Swansea.ac.uk

Application Process            

Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation, clearly identifying which area of law you are able to teach. Applicants should also attach to the application a current Curriculum Vitae.

To apply for the post please click on the link: www.swansea.ac.uk/jobs

For further information on the School, please visit: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/law/

Closing date: 11pm on 8th March 2018

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