Welsh Medium Lecturer in Business and Management

Aberystwyth University

To promote a flexible workforce, the University will consider applications from individuals seeking full time, part time, job share, or term time only working arrangements.

Applications are invited from individuals with research and teaching experience for the position of Lecturer in Business and Management. The post will initially be funded by Y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol until 31st July 2019.

The School welcomes applications from scholars working in any area of Business and Management, although interest in one or more of the following areas would be advantageous:

  • General Management
  • Enterprise and Innovation
  • Diversification in the Rural Economy
  • Marketing
  • Accounting and Finance

 The post is tenable as soon as possible or from 1 September 2018. Further information on the School can be obtained from our website: www.aber.ac.uk/abs.  

The successful candidate will be in possession of a Master’s or a PhD (or near completion) and will be expected to make substantial commitment to teaching and the student experience, to contribute to research in Business and Management. They will also be expected to increase learning through the medium of Welsh and increase the number of modules available through the medium of Welsh in the Aberystwyth Business School, support the development of collaborative provision with other universities, and develop undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development courses targeted at businesses and organisations in the rural economy.

The post holder is expected to be able to teach and prepare materials through the medium of Welsh.

The post-holder will be a part of a wider community of academic staff at Aberystwyth and throughout Wales who are working towards the realisation of the Coleg Cymraeg’s goal of securing full status for the Welsh language as a medium of teaching and research within the university sector. They will play a key role in the implementation of the Coleg Cymraeg’s National Development Plans for Business Studies and for Geography, Agriculture and Environmental Studies and help achieve the targets set for Welsh-medium provision and students electing to study through the medium of Welsh within these areas.

Informal enquiries may be made to Nerys Fuller-Love, Deputy Director, Institute of Business and Law, on 01970 622208 (nnf@aber.ac.uk) or Dr. Mari Elin Jones, Centre for Welsh Language Services (mlj@aber.ac.uk).

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