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Lecturer in Accounting - Full time, Permanent

Edinburgh Napier University

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £40,322 to £49,553 per annum (Grade 6)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th February 2020
Closes: 1st March 2020
Job Ref: 0000027419

Package: + Pension (Employer contribution of 23% - Scottish Teachers Superannuation Scheme)

Edinburgh Napier University Business School's aim is to grow the Accounting provision in the next academic year.

As a result, we have an opening for a lecturer in Accounting and would particularly welcome applicants who have specialised in the areas of Management Accounting and Finance. We will be appointing to one of the following academic pathways: Research, Professional Practice or Learning & Teaching

You will join the Accountancy, Finance & Law Subject Group in the School. The group offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Our BA (Hons) Accounting programme is accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) as well as attracting exemptions from the other major professional accountancy bodies including ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA and HKICPA (in Hong Kong) and our LLB is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland. The National Student Survey for 2019 rated the Finance subject area at 94% for overall student satisfaction. 

About the school

The Business School is one of the largest modern Business Schools in Scotland and at the leading edge of innovation, with a strong academic reputation in undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education, and business research. It has an established track record of a high level of engagement and collaborative working with business and professional networks. 

To learn more about our Business School, watch this short video.

The role

You will be responsible for developing, designing and delivering teaching and student centred learning underpinned by academic scholarship and professional practice, within your assigned areas of responsibility.  

You will be required to conduct individual and collaborative research projects within the Business School or elsewhere within the University, contributing to the research profile within your School and leading to the production of high quality research outputs/outcomes.

You will also contribute to the University's objective of growing our academic reputation for research-informed student learning. Some travel will be required as a number of our programmes/modules are delivered internationally. 

There are opportunities to teach in Hong Kong and Singapore so this role will be ideal for someone who likes international travel, cultures, and this role presents opportunities to develop own research area.

Who we are looking for

  • A CIMA qualified accountant or, at the very least, an ACCA qualified accountant 
  • Ideally, a doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrable evidence of a teaching/training specialisation in management accounting - preferably finance also - with teaching experience at all levels of the SCQF framework
  • Evidence of a strong professional accounting practice profile OR academic teaching and research profile
To know more about this exciting opportunity please click here to view the role profile.

Benefits we offer

Salary: GBP 40,322 - GBP 49,553 per annum (Grade 6) + Pension (Employer contribution of 23% - Scottish Teachers Superannuation Scheme)

Further Information about our benefits can be found here.

Additional information

Application closing date: Sunday 1 March 2020 (midnight GMT)

Interviews: Monday 16 March 2020

For an informal discussion about these positions, please contact James Brown

Please also note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK as we are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.
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