Senior Teaching Associate (Law Clinic)

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

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Job description

Job number: ACAD103340

Division/School: School of Law

Contract type: Open Ended

Working pattern: Full or Part time

Salary: £36,613 – £41,212 per annum (pro rata if part time)

Location: Bristol, UK

The University of Bristol Law School is a leading UK law school with an international reputation for outstanding teaching and research. Ranked 5th on research intensity in REF2014 and 9th on raw GPA, the University of Bristol Law School is home to a diverse and inclusive academic community which aspires to the highest standards in legal education and research.

The School is seeking to enhance its educational capacity by recruiting a Senior Teaching Associate to support the work of our Law Clinic. The person appointed will support the work of the Clinic by supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students engaged with case work, teaching on our Clinical Legal Studies unit and contributing to the operation and development of the Law Clinic in terms of broadening its activities and reach.

You should have significant experience of teaching in higher education or equivalent; sufficient breadth of legal knowledge of a relevant area of English Law (eg housing, landlord and tenant, employment, social security, family law, contract /consumer law, immigration); the ability to supervise students engaged in case work; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Successful completion of the Legal Practice Course or the Bar Professional Training Course or equivalent and a good honours degree at undergraduate level or equivalent in law or a law-related subject is also essential.

The post is full time, however the School is open to requests for part time working. The post is deemed to be progressable, and is located on Pathway three at Profile Level b. The position is available from 1 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The closing date for applications is midnight on 14 June 2018. It is expected that the selection process will be held as soon as possible following the closing date.

For informal enquiries about the vacancy please contact Professor Joanne Conaghan, current Head of School, University of Bristol Law School (e-mail:  tel: +44 (0)117 954 5343).

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

How to apply

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Founded in 1872, and receiving its Royal Charter in 1909, the University has had plenty of time to build and maintain its strong reputation as a teaching and research institution. At Bristol we have students and staff from well over 120 countries who contribute strongly to the international feel of the institution. The cosmopolitan nature of the University is mirrored in the city too, with its restaurants, food shops, cultural societies and festivals all stemming from a large, permanently resident and highly participative international community.