United Kingdom

Position type:

Full time


Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.

16 Apr 2019
02 Jun 2019

Full details:

Reference number: BIR-81118

Job Purpose

Birmingham Law School wishes to appoint a Teaching Fellow to add to our diverse and stimulating intellectual community. The post is full-time for 12 months from 1 September 2019.


The post-holder will be expected to undertake:

Teaching (lectures and seminars) in at least 3 of the modules/areas listed in the job description. Undertake marking in a range of modules and subject areas. Undertake various academic related administrative roles. Provide pastoral and academic support to students. Assist on modules supporting students’ skills development.

Birmingham Law School is a diverse, civic and global law school. We are committed to the pursuit of excellence in research and teaching, and to supporting academic work that is influential in and beyond the academy. Our scholarly community includes academics pursuing doctrinal, comparative, critical, socio-legal, interdisciplinary and empirical work and all methodological approaches are welcomed and supported. Our current research centres include the flagship Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research, through which we also provide extensive clinical legal opportunities to our students.

We are proud of the diversity and excellence of our student body, and committed to enabling students to develop into independent researchers and thinkers throughout their time with us. We are also proud of, and committed to furthering, the diversity of our staff body, and we welcome applications from candidates of all genders, backgrounds, and identities who wish to become part of our scholarly community. We are one of the world’s Top 100 Law Schools and consistently named as one of the UK’s best law schools.

As a member of Birmingham Law School, those appointed to these posts will join a lively and flourishing School where they will enjoy opportunities for intellectual and other leadership, challenging and rewarding teaching, and membership of a collegiate and highly ambitious community of scholars and students.


Person Specification


  • Higher degree relevant to research or teaching area or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant experience practising as a lawyer in those fields.
  • High level analytical capability
  • Ability to design and deliver module materials successfully
  • Ability to assess and organise resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes



  • Experience of teaching on modules on undergraduate law degree programmes.
  • Experience of marking and assessing students on undergraduate law degree programmes.
  • Experience of undertaking various academic administrative roles in higher education
  • Experience of advising students about their academic and personal development

Closing Date 2 Jun 2019


Additional Information

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Anthony Arnull, Birmingham Law School, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT. Email: a.m.arnull@bham.ac.uk

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