Lecturer in Law
School of Law
Salary: £41,201 to £47,169 per annum
Release Date: Monday 22 November 2021
Closing Date: Tuesday 04 January 2022
Interview Date: Monday 31 January 2022
The University of West London (UWL) has been named University of the
Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University
Guide 2021. The editor of the Guide has described UWL as “regularly among the
top-performing universities' and that we have ‘proved it is possible for a
London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction
beyond other universities”.
Over the last few years more than £150 million has been invested in our campus
to create an inspiring social and learning environment for students.
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 four years has had an
exceptionally high overall satisfaction rate in the NSS survey.
The post holder will be expected to teach a range of modules at undergraduate
and postgraduate level; support the development of courses in the School of
Law and contribute to the research and publication profile of the department.
Higher degree or professional qualification in an appropriate discipline
Achieve PG Cert or HEA fellowship within two years of appointment
Substantial experience of teaching on academic and/or professional
Knowledge of two foundations of legal knowledge subjects, and practical
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
Ability and willingness to work in teaching and curriculum development
Ability and willingness to contribute to teaching teams
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
Representative of the School at university committees
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
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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.
The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to
this date should a suitable applicant be found.