Teaching Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow in Law

Portsmouth, (GB)
03 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Business and Law
Portsmouth Law School

Employment type: Fixed-term contract (1 year)
Employment basis: Full-time

Teaching Fellow £35,845-£39,152 per annum
Senior Teaching Fellow £40,332-£49,553 per annum

Closing date: 13 December 2019
Interview date: 13 January 2020

The University of Portsmouth is a dynamic and ambitious institution with a track record of success. One of only four universities in the south east of England to achieve a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, it is also ranked 21st in the 2020 Guardian League Table University Guide, and 113th in the Times Higher Young University World Rankings.

Portsmouth Law School is an ambitious and fast-growing School. It currently comprises 32 members of staff (FTE).  Many members of staff are professionally qualified and the School has strong links with the legal profession and with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

Portsmouth Law School is an established provider of undergraduate and postgraduate law degrees and has a growing reputation for the breadth of its clinical legal education and innovation in learning and teaching. 

The School is seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow for a one year fixed term.  Candidates should be able to make a contribution to teaching at least one of the Foundations of Legal Knowledge and to teaching dispute resolution and advocacy.     Candidates are also expected to be able to contribute to the teaching of Employment Law and practice. 

The successful candidate may also be asked to contribute to the delivery of core and specialist modules in UK Law at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

You will have drive and a commitment to excellence in learning and teaching.  Support to develop teaching skills is available for less experienced staff. 

Informal enquiries may be made to Caroline Strevens, Head of Portsmouth Law School, 023 9284 4240, email Caroline.Strevens@port.ac.uk or Marnie Lovejoy, Associate Head of Portsmouth Law School, 023 9284 4812, email Marnie.Lovejoy@port.ac.uk.

Although the post is available as either a Teaching Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow only one appointment will be made. Please note each post has a different person specification/job description. You should also indicate in the ‘reasons for applying section’ whether you wish to be considered for the Teaching Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow position.

Please note that this job does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to qualify for an employer-sponsored visa and therefore unfortunately we are unable to consider applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.  

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.   

For detailed information about the vacancy, please select this link: ZZ005997 - Teaching Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow in Law.docx

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