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Lecturer in Law (Part time)

University of the West of England, Bristol

Location: Bristol
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 pro rata per annum (grade G)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 4th October 2021
Closes: 24th October 2021
Job Ref: R03068

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 have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements include scoring above sector average for student satisfaction, we are ranked 36th in The Guardian Best UK Universities 2022 and 29th  in the latest Times Higher Education 'Table of Tables'.

 This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus.
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
  • hybrid working
  • 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.
  • Retail savings via the Wider Wallet scheme
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

Further information

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:

 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.

 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.

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