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Teaching Associate Position - Law (Tort Law) - QMUL25624

Department: Law
Salary: £18.75 per hour (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL25624
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 13-Jul-2021
Closing date: 13-Aug-2021

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About the Role

The Department of Law is looking to appoint Teaching Associates in Tort Law. The successful candidates will support, teach and facilitate the learning of students on our Undergraduate programmes.

Candidates are expected to contribute to the delivery of high-quality teaching by supplementing to an existing module through running seminars, workshops or other types of classes for students and assessing their work.

About You

You should have an undergraduate degree in Law (Common law) or equivalent postgraduate conversion degree. You should have the ability to present specialist material in a logical, coherent and interesting manner, both to students and to fellow specialists; you will also need the ability to work independently, prioritise your workload and have good IT skills. Experience of undergraduate teaching would be an advantage.

About the Department

The School of Law is one of eight schools in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The School of Law has two organisational units: the Department of Law (DOL) and the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS). Established in 1965, the School of Law has grown from 30 students and four academic staff, to 1,939 students and 115 academic staff. The Department of Law focuses on the culture and institutions of the rule of law in creating civil society at all levels from the local to the transnational.  As one of the largest law schools in the UK, it provides high quality teaching to more than 800 undergraduate students.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a part time, fixed-term appointment, from September 2021 to April 2022. The starting salary will be £18.75 per hour, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Nerys Evans at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 13 August 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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