Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Finance

Company:Newcastle University

Location:United Kingdom / Newcastle Upon Tyne

Discipline:Finance

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2021-04-23

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Finance

The Role

We seek to appoint an outstanding Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Finance. You should be able to demonstrate research excellence – as evidenced by high quality publications – and deliver excellent teaching. You will have a strong research and scholarly trajectory in the discipline of Finance with significant potential to generate research income, pursue impact activities, and to develop an international reputation. You will be committed to the success and development of Newcastle University Business School. You will join the dynamic and vibrant Accounting and Finance Subject Group within a Business School that is committed to collegiality and academic citizenship.

For the Senior Lecturer position, you must have a PhD in a relevant subject and you will be expected to provide academic leadership commensurate with a Senior Lectureship position in our School. For the Lecturer position, you must have a PhD in a relevant subject and be at or near completion (i.e. strictly within three months of submission at the time of application for the position).

Informal enquiries about this position can be made to Dr Josie McLaren, Subject Group Head, at josie.mclaren@newcastle.ac.uk

Accounting and Finance is one of four subject groups within Newcastle University Business School. Our finance academics are world-leading researchers in several areas of finance including asset pricing, behavioural finance, banking and econometrics. The group offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, together post-experience teaching and PhD supervision. Newcastle University Business School is located in Newcastle City Centre and at the gateway to the Newcastle Helix, a £350million partnership between Newcastle University, Newcastle City Council and Legal and General, where business meets Science.

For more information about Newcastle University Business School, please visit our website https://www.ncl.ac.uk/business-school/

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Key Accountabilities - Lecturer

  • Contribute to the research profile of the Business School by publishing in high quality outlets, demonstrating impact
  • Conduct research that demonstrates international standards of excellence in terms of originality, significance and rigour in the areas of asset pricing and ensure all our students benefit from studying in a research intensive, research excellent academic environment
  • Pursue external funding
  • Demonstrate the potential for impact through the development of research-based solutions to real-world problems, engaging with external stakeholders to develop the impact of your work
  • Supervise PGR students in a research-led university
  • Contribute to the Business School’s Triple Accreditation and Professional Body Accreditations
  • Have a commitment to high quality teaching and learning and student support
  • Support students throughout their studies in the role of personal tutor
  • Set and mark assessment of modules in accordance with University standards and utilise on-line and digitised curricula and education frameworks
  • Contribute to curriculum development
  • Provide education for life, that engages, challenges and supports our students to discover and fulfil their potential both while they are studying with us and once they have graduated
  • Operate as an active academic citizen and colleague in the Business School community

Person Specification (Essential) - Lecturer

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of/potential to develop and secure grant capture and/or impact
  • Evidence of research/potential for publication in international and world-leading outlets in relevant areas of finance
  • Evidence of or willingness to develop engagement with external stakeholders, generating real-world impact from research
  • Evidence of the potential to contribute to the Finance Research Community
  • Evidence of the ability to provide an outstanding educational experience, rooted in strong disciplinary accounting knowledge that engages, challenges, and inspires our students
  • Evidence of ability/potential to deliver research-led teaching, making effective use of technology to enhance learning
  • Evidence of effective use of discplinary and proactive research
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational, time management and presentation skills
  • Demonstration of successful team working and operating as an effective colleague
  • Experience or potential for undertaking a management and leadership role
  • Evidence of/potential for academic citizenship
  • Commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and ethics, responsibility and sustainability

Qualifications

  • A good Honours degree (preferably in a relevant subject)
  • PhD in Finance (or finance-related such as Economics or Econometrics) at or near completion – i.e. strictly within three months of submission at time of application.
  • A profile with currency which meets external accreditation bodies criteria
  • Professional Body Membership as appropriate to the Subject area (Desirable)

Additional Key Accountabilities - Senior Lecturer

  • Contribute to the research profile of the Business School by publishing in high quality outlets, demonstrating the achievement of/potential for impact and external research funding
  • Conduct research that demonstrates international standards of excellence in terms of originality, significance and rigour in the areas of asset pricing and/or corporate finance and ensure all our students benefit from studying in a research intensive, research excellent academic environment
  • Attract and supervise PGR students in a research-led university
  • As a senior colleague make a positive academic citizenship and leadership contribution to our Business School community

Additional Person Specification (Essential) - Senior Lecturer

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • A sustained international research and innovation profile and proven track record in international and world-leading publications in relevant areas of finance
  • A track record of/potential for securing external research funding
  • A track record of/potential for engaging with external stakeholders, generating real-world impact from research
  • Evidence of commitment to interdisciplinarity
  • Evidence of/potential for internationalising the curricula
  • Evidence of delivering research-led teaching and making effective use of technology to enhance learning
  • Skills in organisation and leadership necessary for undertaking a management and leadership role in the School
  • Evidence of academic citizenship

Additional Qualifications - Senior Lecturer

  • A PhD in Finance (or finance-related such as Economics or Econometrics)
  • HE Teaching qualification (or equivalent experience)
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Contact Person:https://jobs.ncl.ac.uk/job/Newcastle-LecturerSenior-Lecturer-in-Finance/668220301/

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