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Lecturer in Law - Enhanced Teaching

Job details
Posting date: 21 August 2019
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 September 2019
Location: Swansea, Wales
Company: Swansea University
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: AC03753

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Lecturer in Law - Enhanced Teaching

Job Number AC03753

Advertising Department Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law

Contract Type Permanent

Closing Date 22-09-2019

Salary Range:

The appointment will be on the Lecturer scale (£34,804 to £40,322 per annum) together with USS pension benefits if required. Find out more about the Swansea University pay scales:


The Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law


This is a full-time permanent position currently based at the Singleton Campus. To support the continued growth of our Law department, we are looking to appoint Lecturers who can deliver and develop modules on a wide range of subject areas. Whilst we would be particularly interested in appointing to the areas of Criminal Law, Company Law or Contract Law, we welcome applications from those with expertise/experience in any of the Foundation of Legal Knowledge subjects.

The Law Department of the Scchool

The Law department is going from strength-to-strength and enjoys a position as one of the best ranked in the UK and the World:

• Law is ranked in the top 25 in the UK (Times & Sunday Times 2019)
• Law is ranked in the top 250 in the World (QS World Rankings 2019)
As a result of the department’s continued success, student numbers are ever-increasing, and due to the quality of teaching on offer, the department recruits students of a high standard.

Our academics are research-focussed and have expertise in various areas, which include: Children’s rights, Cyber crime, Environmental and Energy Law, Human Rights Law, International Shipping and Trade Law and LegalTech.

The Law department is also home to several leading research groups, including: the Swansea University Legal Centre, the Cyber Threats Research Centre (CYTREC), and the Observatory on Human Rights of Children.

There is a strong focus on Experiential Learning at the School, with several opportunities available to students, which include our Law Clinic, Street Law Module and Miscarriage of Justice Project, which all give students unique opportunities to put their learning into practice.

The department continues to develop, launching an LLM in LegalTech, which is the first of its kind in the UK, and looks at developing the next generation of legal professionals. Despite continuing to operate at the cutting-edge of academia, the department remains a grounded and inclusive place to work, with a friendly and thriving academic environment.

Main Purpose of the Post
1.Teaching Delivery and Review: Effective delivery of the teaching, assessment and quality assurance of modules or other equivalent components of the taught portfolio. Reviewing course content and materials, and developing, designing and updating materials in compliance with quality standards.
2.Teaching Innovation: Deliver innovative teaching which is up to date and informed by research or professional practice.
3.Esteem: Contributing to the wider academic community with demonstrable impact and recognition from internal and external sources. Contributing to institutional teaching impact.
4.Advancing Practice: Using innovation to develop own and other’s practice through influencing and mentoring
5.Contributing to our Activities: Taking an active part in formulating College or University decisions and contributing to activities beyond the immediate research, teaching or scholarship commitments.
6.Participating in Professional Activities: Engaging with professional activities related to the discipline through networking at conferences or involvement in external groups.
7.Managing Self and Others: Supporting and enabling the development of colleagues, students and/or yourself.
8.Research Outputs and Activity: Disseminating research findings through appropriate written, oral or other media both internally and externally to the University.
9.Research Projects and Grants: Securing the resources necessary to underpin research activity, with success as appropriate to the discipline.
10.To promote equality and diversity in working practices and maintain positive working relationships
11.To conduct the job role and all activities in accordance with safety, health and sustainability policies and management systems, in order to reduce risks and impacts arising from the work activity
12.To ensure that risk management is an integral part of any decision making process, by ensuring compliance with the University’s Risk Management Policy.

Informal enquiries contact details and Further Information

For all informal enquires please contact Associate Professor Alison Perry via email or

Professor Elwen Evans QC via email -

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