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Assistant Professor in Risk Management

Coventry University - Coventry Business School

Location: Coventry
Salary: £39,159 to £55,758 per annum (Grade 8)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th February 2020
Closes: 15th March 2020
Job Ref: REQ007731

Coventry University is achieving an unprecedented level of success. Having earned a place in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings’ world top 250, secured 15th spot in the 2020 Guardian league table, and achieved a gold rating in the UK government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), our vision is to continue to enhance our position as a leading provider of innovative education and impactful research both nationally and across the world.

The Faculty of Business and Law is a key part of this dynamic and innovative university group, with excellent links to major national and international organisations and close partnerships with universities around the world. Currently home to around 8,500 students, with 40% international, we are continuing to experience growth and are expanding our international reach, and enterprise activity.

Coventry Business School is made up of 3 Schools:

  • Economics Finance and Accounting,
  • Marketing and Management,
  • Strategy and Leadership.

The Faculty has a very collaborative and supportive ethos which builds a strong community of academics and makes it a place where people want to work. We have made significant investment in staff areas to create a modern working environment which also allows colleagues the freedom to build their own communities.

We strive to be innovative and bold in our delivery and have invested in one of the largest academic trading floors in Europe, a state-of-the-art DigiComm Lab, and a Business Simulation Suite. The Faculty has two vibrant centres, producing world leading research - Centre for Business in Society and Centre for Financial and Corporate and Financial Integrity. Successful candidates who are established independent researchers may be eligible to join a Centre immediately as an Associate Member and access a whole of range of support. Early career academics may be eligible to join our new ASPiRE programme (Academic Support Programme in Research Excellence).

 In addition to teaching and research, there are also opportunities for career progression through internationalisation and enterprise tracks. To support these ambitious plans, we are seeking new talent to join our expanding team.

Role Purpose:

All role holders at this level will have a national reputation in their field which they will continue to develop. They will contribute to a combination of teaching and/or scholarship and/or research and/or enterprise, along with academic leadership and management. Typically, the role will incorporate at least two areas of focus. The balance between these activities will vary substantially depending upon the subject area/field, role holder’s experience and the institutional needs. The post holder will be expected to develop new concepts, ideas and collaborations at an institutional and national level. They will develop and win funding for innovative research and/or teaching development and/or commercial activity. They will contribute to a global academic community driven by international scholarly activity, international knowledge generation, knowledge exchange, networking, partnerships and collaboration.  

Person Specification:

  • PhD or equivalent
  • Recent teaching experience at higher education level with evidence of successful student learning outcomes
  • Evidence of good/innovative pedagogic practice
  • Extensive experience and national profile in subject/discipline
  • Evidence of publications or other appropriate output

Please note CV's not accepted – Applicants must complete our online application form.

Closing date: 15/03/20

   
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