Lecturer in Law

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
AC3 £44,045 - £49,552 per annum pro-rata (part-time)
Tuesday, 6 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 5 May 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type

School of Business and Creative Industries
Paisley Campus

Lecturer in Law (2 posts) REQ001119
AC3 £44,045 - £49,552 per annum pro-rata (part-time) 
1 x Full time 1.0 fte/35 hrs per week
1 x Part time 0.8 fte/28 hr per week

In 2021, the UWS School of Business and Creative Industries is continuing to make a significant investment in academic posts to support its strategic development and to help further position the School as a key player locally, nationally and internationally.  The Law group at UWS is currently at an exciting time in its development having recently undergone a successful Institution Led Review.

This appointment provides an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their academic career including the prospect of carrying out teaching, research/knowledge exchange, and external engagement activities.

You will be part of a dedicated team who offer support and guidance to their students. You will help build the reputation and profile of our Law programmes and of the School, as a leading contributor to the economic and social development of the communities in which we work as well as engage in exciting international opportunities. 

We are keen to appoint an individual who is passionate about their subject and who can contribute to the on-going expansion of the Law subject area as well as to the research profile and commercialisation activities of the group.  

You should have an Honours Degree in Law, a Postgraduate qualification in Law e.g. LLM, PhD or be close to completion. Applications are welcome from those with experience of teaching any area of Law but in particular from those with experience of teaching in any area of Scots Private Law, and Commercial Law subjects. Experience of programme leadership would be desirable. 

Informal enquiries in the first instance to Dr Carolynn Gray, Law Unit Lead email:  

This post will be based at our Paisley campus. However there will be a requirement to also teach on our Lanarkshire campus.

Please indicate clearly on your online application in the essential criteria whether you are interested in full time or part time role or both roles.

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing date: 05 May 2021
Interviews will take place between: 19 May 2021 to 31 May 2021

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. 

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.