This is an exciting time to join the School of Law at the University of Bradford. We are a modern and progressive Law School invested in developing the lawyers of the future. The School of Law is a dynamic, friendly and supportive place to work, with a diverse staff and student population. The school is currently going through a period of tremendous growth following the implementation of a positive development agenda over the past few years that has seen increase in student numbers, positive NSS outcomes and a year on year rise in various rankings. Our high standard of teaching is underpinned by rigorous and innovative research which is policy-oriented and promotes social justice. We are proud to have a broad range of partners who provide real-world experience, and commercial awareness that enables our students to excel in a competitive environment and make a positive impact in the modern workplace
The School of Law is a dynamic and exciting place to work, with a focus on Law as a driver for change and a strong commitment to social justice. At the core of our provision is an emphasis on legal skills, advocacy, professionalism and legal ethics alongside traditional academic excellence. We have a small but highly effective Law Clinic, that integrates with local third sector advice providers to run a programme of Clinical Legal education for our students, which serves the local community in a very real way. The School is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Lecturer to join our enthusiastic team of academics to support these initiatives as well as contribute to wider teaching, learning and research within the school.
Applicants need to show a willingness and ability to teach a broad range of academic law including on traditional core law modules.
The successful candidate will:Contribute towards the continuing development of the law clinic and deliver innovative and high quality clinical legal education to our studentsDesign and deliver teaching of legal skills, professionalism, ethics, drafting and advocacy. Lead modules and teach on our UG and PG programmes as required. Foster relations with local and regional law firms and third sector advice providers to expand and develop the Law Clinic, student placements and extra-curricular activities for our studentsContribute towards the development and delivery of Continuing Professional Education to business, local government and third sector professionals.Contribute to wider development of learning, teaching, and research in the school, including development of their own personal research and knowledge transfer activities.
This role is aligned with the University Strategy that promotes the development of international academic partnerships, developing and expanding commercial links to support our mission, vision and values. Therefore, the ability to persuade, influence, motivate and establish credibility with a wide range of stakeholders is essential.
Further information about the School of Law is available at: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/law/
Closing Date: 17 Aug 2022 Category: Academic