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Senior Lecturer in Finance - Teaching and Research

University of Birmingham - Birmingham Business School - Department of Finance - College of Social Sciences

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £50,132 to £58,089 With potential progression once in post to £75,744 a year
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th September 2019
Closes: 18th October 2019
Job Ref: 44754

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £50,132 to £58,089. With potential progression once in post to £75,744 a year

Birmingham Business School: Local Commitment with Global Impact

Ranked amongst the world’s top 100 institutions, the University of Birmingham is an elite institution that offers an inspirational research and learning environment. Birmingham Business School is a major player in business education, providing a wide variety of internationally regarded programmes across a range of business disciplines. There has never been a better time to join Birmingham Business School – a School at the heart of an institution with one of the most compelling and ambitious agendas in Higher Education.

Following a significant multi million pound investment in both its academic and professional staffing. Birmingham Business School has recruited to a number of roles to both help deliver its core business and to lift its position in national and global rankings.  The School is a pioneer of business education, established as the country’s first Business School in 1902, we have over 100 years of teaching and research experience.

Main Duties


The successful post-holder will be expected to develop and undertake research activities leading to high quality research publications and to become involved in the generation of research income and the promotion of research and knowledge transfer activities.

  • Make a major contribution to the management of research activities
  • Lead successful funding bids which develop and sustain research support for the specialist area (in disciplines where this is possible)

Learning and Teaching

The post-holder will be leading Finance related modules e.g. corporate finance, investments, sustainable finance, financial technology and financial markets across a range of undergraduate (Finance Pathway of the BSc Accounting and Finance) and postgraduate programmes (MSc Investments, MSc Financial Management and MSc FinTech.

  • Lead the development of new and appropriate approaches to learning and teaching.  This may be underpinned by research and evaluation of teaching methods and systems.
  • Act as adviser for teaching and learning methods through excellent practice and mentoring other colleagues

Management and Administration

The successful candidate is also expected to contribute to the management of a major activity at Departmental or School level.

  • Make an important contribution to the development and running of the Department or School, for example, leading activity on teaching assessment and/or on research
  • Develop and manage staff and resources in support of major research and/or teaching activities

Person Specification

Research requirements

  • Excellent reputation in the UK and often internationally, reflected in sustained high quality output, level of innovation, impact on subject and recognition
  • An excellent and sustained record of peer reviewed research publications

Learning and Teaching requirements

  • High national reputation for the development of teaching and learning excellence within the discipline
  • Successful and sustained use of a range of appropriate teaching methods, and assessment strategies that promote high quality learning, including learning that is flexible, distinctive and current and stimulates learners’ natural curiosity

Management and Administration-related requirements

  • Successful and sustained performance in significant administrative/managerial role (s) (e.g. exams officer)
  • Significant and sustained high quality innovative contributions to the management/administration of the Department/School/College or University

Informal Enquiries – Professor Hisham Farag, Head of Department of Finance on 0121 414 3101,  email

Closing date – 18 October 2019

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