Free open Job in Wales Tutor in Law at Swansea University

Salary range £29,515 to £33,199 per annum together with USS benefits. Grade 7
Location Singleton Campus
College Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law
Contract Type Fixed Term for 21 months (1 September – 30 June 2021)

Background

Swansea University is undergoing a period of significant development and expansion. The University doubled the size of its estate with the opening of its new Bay Campus in 2015 and is a UK top 30, research-intensive institution, ranking 26th in REF2014. The Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law is undergoing an equally exciting period of development under its Head, Professor Elwen Evans QC, and plans to move to a new, sector-leading Law School by 2020.

The School is achieving significant and sustained growth, and has an ambitious development plan that seeks to establish Swansea as a leading centre for the application of technology in legal education and research, with the aim of driving a “LegalTech” cluster in Wales.

Main Purpose of the Post

This post requires a contribution to teaching, student assessment and supervision, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level, but also across the School where required, in addition to sharing organisational and academic administrative responsibilities. The post requires high quality delivery of teaching and student learning and a commitment to enhancing the overall student experience. We are looking to appoint Tutors who can deliver modules on a wide range of subject areas. In particular, we wish to appoint to the areas of: Contract, Criminal, Trusts, and Property.
The main purpose of the role is to assist with the delivery of teaching and assessment, to encourage and motivate students, to help to develop student skills and to support student learning. The Tutor will have: specialist knowledge in the relevant discipline, excellent interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to enhancing student skills and the student experience.
Successful candidates will support the College’s ambition to deliver education that equips students and staff with the skills and experiences necessary to understand the changing legal landscape and to confront contemporary challenges. The Department is committed to an ambitious development agenda, to maintain and improve its already excellent standards in teaching and student experience, and to build further its reputation for innovative research and impact. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to avail themselves of support in relation to development in relation to both teaching and research.
The key purpose of this post is:
To contribute to teaching of Law modules in the College.
To contribute to student support and to the enhancement of the student experience in the College

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion and belief, sex (gender), sexual orientation.

Informal enquiries contact details and Further Information

Informal enquiries contact details and Further Information
For informal enquiries, please contact Alison Perry via e-mail on a.perry@swansea.ac.uk

TP apply, please click on the link below https://www.swansea.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/details.php?nPostingID=47918&nPostingTargetID=65314&option=52&sort=DESC&respnr=1&ID=QHUFK026203F3VBQB7VLO8NXD&LOV5=9443&JOBADLG=UK&Resultsperpage=20&lg=UK&mask=suext

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