Teaching Associate in Law

United Kingdom
Aug 07, 2017
Aug 23, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full 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, the law school is home to a diverse and inclusive academic community which aspires to the highest standards in legal education and research. Housed in the iconic Wills Memorial Building with additional elegant premises close by in Berkeley Square, the Law School represents a unique blend of tradition and innovation, offering an educational experience which challenges and empowers students and a research and scholarship environment in which academic originality and excellence flourish.

The School seeks to recruit two Teaching Associates for 2017-18 to support teaching in its LLB and MA in Law programmes, particularly, though not necessarily exclusively, in the fields of Tort, Public Law, Jurisprudence, EU Law and Trusts. The post is full-time and is fixed-term (available from 11 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter until 31 July 2018).

You should have relevant experience of effective marking at degree level; excellent written and oral communication skills; and relevant experience of effective teaching on a qualifying law degree or equivalent. In addition you should have evidence of ability and willingness to teach two or more core units of the qualifying law degree in the LLB and/or MA in Law programmes, preferably including Tort, Public Law, Jurisprudence, EU Law and/or Trusts. It is essential to have a good honours degree or equivalent in law (for example, Graduate Diploma in Law combined with legal practice qualification).

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on 23 August 2017. It is expected that interviews will take place the week commencing 4 September 2017.

For informal enquiries about the vacancy please contact Professor Ken Oliphant, University of Bristol Law School, by e-mail: ken.oliphant@bristol.ac.uk or tel: +44 (0)117 954 5347.


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

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