Associate Lecturer in Law Law School Location: Jenny Lind Building
Post Type: Hourly Paid Hourly Rate: £48.08 per hour inc preparation, marking & course administration incl. £8.67 per hour holiday pay Contract Type: Temporary Advertised On: Thursday 16 November 2023 Closing Date: Sunday 03 December 2023 Reference: SH2314
The University of Worcester is seeking Associate Lecturers in Law to join its expanding Law School. The school opened in 2016 and has four very successful undergraduate LLB Programmes. In September 2022, the School introduced a new LLM in Legal Practice course, as well as a new Professional Policing Degree.
We aim to ensure that our students are offered an outstanding student experience, and the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a commitment to ensuring that they are able to contribute to this aspiration in a very practical, flexible and engaging way.
The successful applicant(s) will form part of a highly enthusiastic and motivated team delivering the LLB and LLM Programmes at the Law School. Associate Lecturers are required to teach at least one of the Foundations of Legal Knowledge subjects on the LLB, and to contribute to other areas of the curriculum.
NB. If you are successful at interview you will be invited to join a pool of sessional lecturers and we will contact you if suitable work becomes available. We are not able to guarantee employment as it will be subject to student numbers. The number of hours available might only be a few hours per week. If only an element of this work if offered which does not involve additional preparation and administration a standard hourly rate will apply, currently £19.23 plus £4.23 holiday pay. If you have any queries regarding this please contact us on or discuss it with us at interview.
If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dr Chris Monaghan, Head of Law, on [email protected]Further details: Job Description Person Specification
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Associate Lecturer in Law
University of Worcester
November 17, 2023
December 03, 2023
About the employer
The University of Worcester was established in 1948 as Worcester Emergency Teacher Training College. The institution was renamed as Worcester Teacher Training College and again as Worcester College of Higher Education in 1976. In the 1970s, the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) granted validation to the degrees conferred by the college. The college acquired Herefordshire and Worcestershire College of Nursing and Midwifery in 1995. In 1997, the degree-awarding powers of the institution were affirmed by the Privy Council and its name was changed to University College Worcester. The institution received the status of a university in 2005 and was given its current name. In 2010, the university was given the power of awarding research degrees by the HM Privy Council.
The university has four sprawling campuses scattered across Worcester in the UK. St John's Campus is the site of the university's establishment and houses several residence halls, teaching spaces and sports facilities. The campus is home to the University's National Pollen, Aerobiology Research Unit and Worcester Students' Union. It also includes various facilities like Drama Studio, a multigym, Digital Arts Centre, a sports hall and AstroTurf pitches. Situated at Worcester City Centre, the university's City Campus houses the McClelland Health and Wellbeing Centre, Worcester Business School, Jenny Lind building and the Hive library. Located along a riverbank, the university's Severn Campus features modern study facilities, performance analysis suites, dance studios and the University's Arena. The Lakeside Campus serves as an activity and outdoor learning centre.
Consisting of nine academic schools, the University of Worcester offers numerous full-time and part-time UG and PG programmes in various fields of education like arts, sciences, humanities, education, nursing, psychology, allied health, environment, sports business, law, maths and media. It houses over 10,800 students including lots of international students from various countries around the globe. The university maintains strategic partnerships with many prestigious local and international institutions such as Birmingham Metropolitan College in England, Coleg Gwent in Wales and Iron Mill College in Devon. Also, the university houses a committed placement team that strives to provide the students with excellent employment opportunities.
The university has several notable and successful alumni. Swaroop Sampat is a famous Indian actress who is known for her role in the TV serial called 'Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi'. Daryl Mitchell is a professional English cricket player. Jacqui Smith is the first female to ever serve as the United Kingdom's Home Secretary. Kyle Pryor is a popular English actor best known for playing the role of Nate Cooper in 'Home and Away'. Kayleigh Pearson is a well-known English model who won the second High Street Honey competition by FMH.