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Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)

Economics and Related Studies
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
38,832-47,722 per year
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Role Description

The Department

The Department of Economics and Related Studies is ranked among the top 100 economics departments in the world and in the top 10 in the UK.   This Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship) will further strengthen and promote excellence in teaching and learning within Finance, contributing to teaching in our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  The position is available from the 1st September 2018.

The Role

Focusing in the areas of Accounting and Finance.  You will teach and mark at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, develop module content and materials, lead lectures, seminars and practicals, supervise students, set and marking assessments/examinations, supervise and mark BSc and MSc dissertations.   You will also undertake a range of associated administrative and managerial responsibilities.  You will be joining a collegiate environment led by a community of academics, dedicated to delivering high quality teaching, research and outreach.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

Key Requirements:

  • PhD, or equivalent professional experience, in Economics, Finance or Accounting or a related discipline.
  • Extensive knowledge of the relevant subject area.
  • Experience in teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate or postgraduate level or in an evidenced similar context.  Evidence of lecturing, leading seminars, tutorials and other forms of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
  • Ability to teach at any level within area of expertise, and across a range of subjects at a more introductory level, and demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment in the process of teaching.
  • Highly developed communication skills.
  • Displays creativity, initiative and judgement in applying appropriate approaches to teaching, learning support and scholarly activities.  Attention to detail and commitment to high quality.

We are interested in speaking with candidates who have a strong commitment to the promotion of excellence in teaching and learning. 

Closing Date:  11 July 2018 (midnight)

Interviews are scheduled to be held in York on 7 August 2018.

Vacancy reference: 6735

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