Teaching Associate/Senior Teaching Associate, Lecturer, in Law Clinic

Bristol, United Kingdom
£33,199 - £42,036 per annum
07 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
07 Jul 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Division/School School of Law
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £33,199 - £37,345 (Grade I) £37,345 - £42,036 (Grade J) per annum (pro rata if part time)
Closing date for applications 07-Jul-2019

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 Teaching Associate or Senior Teaching Associate (Lecturer), depending on level of experience, 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 some 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 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 a or b.

The position is available from 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.   The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 7 July 2019. 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 Ken Oliphant, Head of School, University of Bristol Law School (e-mail: or tel: +44 (0)117 954 5347).

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.