Visiting Lecturer in Law

Part Time £ Variable / Per Annum REF: NUVL1524
Closing deadline for applications: 14/06/2024

Birmingham Newman University is located in a quiet residential area only a few miles from Birmingham City Centre, which creates a tranquil and focused learning environment for students. Newman is a different kind of university; we are driven by the belief that higher education should enable us to develop new ways of understanding the world and help make a positive impact within it.

Newman’s interactive teaching styles and pedagogy of partnership seek to ensure that we teach and learn with our students, working together to make a difference in and for our communities. With a diverse study body, providing a personalised student experience is a hallmark of the Newman offer; we listen to students to continually improve and shape the University experience empowering all students to be able to grow and succeed.

What are we looking for?

Birmingham Newman University is looking to enrich and support our academic   provision by inviting applications for the role of Visiting Lecturer in Law. You will play a key role in supporting our interactive and engaging approach to learning, teaching and assessment and will need to be committed to excellence and quality. You will need to draw on your legal knowledge to be able to teach across any of the core modules on the LLB programme.

We would particularly welcome applications from legal practitioners who are keen to share their professional skills and expertise to shape the future of legal education at Newman and nurture the development of the next generation of legal professionals. This is a rewarding and unique role which offers flexibility and where you will be well supported a part of an experience and committed team.

If successful in your appointment as a Visiting Lecturer, teaching will be allocated on an hourly basis and may be offered at short notice and assigned according to the need for your expertise. This allows for flexible engagement throughout the academic year, subject to the evolving requirements of our course. The hourly rate of pay for this role is competitive and varies according to the type of work undertaken. Please see Appendix One of the associated job description for more information.

Relevant subject expertise is essential. Teaching experience and/or a teaching qualification is also preferred.

Informal enquiries about this opportunity are very welcome. Please contact Nkem Adeleye, Course Leader, at N.Adeleye@staff.newman.ac.uk, to discuss the role further.

An application form and further details about this role are available from newman.ac.uk/jobs.  Please email your completed application form by the advertised closing date to: recruitment@newman.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications:  Friday 14th June 2024