Lecturer in Law

Fulham, Greater London, UK
Company: University of West London
Published on 2021-08-14 11:23:11
The University of West London (UWL) has climbed an impressive 23 places to become one of the top 40 universities in the UK according to the influential Guardian University Guide 2021.

UWL is now ranked 34th in the UK – our highest position of any league table ever We were also the top university in England for teaching satisfaction and the ranking reaffirms our position as the top modern university in London.

UWL has been named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.

The School The School of Law is an active, progressive and innovative school.

It has focused on the teaching of the practice of law, at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

It places an emphasis on the development of the student, with a focus on employability, and seeks to place law in context, teaching not only the basic statute and case law but also the legal decision making processes.

We are committed to active teaching methods, high standards and the personal and professional development of our students.

The school has seen a rapid rise in the rankings and for the last three years has had an exceptionally high overall satisfaction rate in the NSS survey.

The Role The Postholder will be expected to teach a range of modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level; and, support the development of courses in the School of Law and contribute to the research and publication profile of the department.

The Person Higher degree or professional qualification in an appropriate discipline Substantial experience of teaching on academic and/or professional training courses Knowledge of EU Law, equity, commercial law, practical legal skills Experience of teaching in higher education Ability to teach on undergraduate and post-graduate courses in Law Ability to undertake research work relevant to the field and to agreed targets Ability and willingness to work in teaching and curriculum development Effective oral and written communication skills Links with sector, including courts, firms, chambers and law centres Ability to work with minimal supervision Ability to work as a member of a team with shared goals Member of professional bodies Good proficiency in written and spoken English Ability to travel throughout the UK and Internationally Willingness to work evenings and occasional weekend.

How to Apply To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form.

Further information about the application process can be found here: Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing Monday, 23 August 2021.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Philip Ells, Head of the School of Law, .uk Additional Information We welcome applications from individuals who do not have a fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Should you be successful and do not hold an HEA fellowship you will be asked to complete one within 2 years of appointment as a condition of your continued employment.

Depending on eligibility this may take the form of an advanced Level 7 apprenticeship in teaching which means that you will spend 20% of your work in off-the-job study.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

Previous applicants for this post need not apply again.

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