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Principal Teaching Fellow/Director, UCL Centre for Access to Justice (Full-Time) - Reference 1436375

Job Description and Person Specification (PDF)

Grade 9
Salary £53,119 - £57,760 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
Hours 36.5 per week (full time)

Duties and Responsibilities
For almost 200 years, UCL Laws has been one of the leading centres of legal education in the world. Recognised as offering an outstanding educational experience to our students, we combine a strong theoretical foundation in the law with practical teaching from world-leading academics and practitioners.

The Centre for Access to Justice (CAJ) at UCL Laws aims to provide significant benefit to, and strengthen links between, the local community, UCL students and the professions. Importantly, the Centre combines the unique advantages of clinical legal education (CLE) with the provision of pro bono legal advice to vulnerable communities.

The Faculty now seeks a Principal Teaching Fellow to act as Director to the CAJ and to provide strategic leadership and direction for the Centre. The role is integral to the continuing development of the Centre for Access to Justice as we scope and develop our casework provision and expand our pro bono projects in conjunction with leading partner organisations.

Key Requirements
The successful applicant will be a qualified solicitor or barrister with the ability to teach successfully at Higher Education level, and familiarity with and commitment to the provision of pro bono legal assistance. Candidates will need to demonstrate experience of managing an organisation and/or multiple projects, and have strong communication skills and the ability to provide pastoral care and support to students.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for a full list of essential and desirable criteria for this role.

Further Details
Job Description and Person Specification

To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button at the bottom of the advertisement listed on the UCL vacancies page.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Laura Allum, l.allum@ucl.ac.uk, 020 7679 1467.

Closing Date Thursday 9th October 2014
Interview Date Friday 7th November 2014

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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