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Lecturer - Accounting (Teaching-focused)

University of Birmingham - Birmingham Business School

Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th March 2021
Closes: 22nd April 2021
Job Ref: 97152

Position Details

Birmingham Business School

University of Birmingham, Dubai campus

Salary: Competitive 

Grade 8

Full time


Location: Dubai, UAE

Closing date: 22 April 2021

Job summary

As a Lecturer, you will make a substantial contribution to the management, development and delivery of teaching and assessment, whilst enhancing the student experience and employability. Through excellent teaching, you will inspire students, and be informed by discipline-based research as well as contribute to the management and administration in Dubai.  We welcome applications from candidates with teaching experience across the full range of accounting topics, preferably in combination. We expect applicants to be able to cover areas such as financial accounting, management accounting, auditing, financial reporting, accounting information systems and public sector accounting at different levels. We also welcome experience in teaching business analytics, financial literacy and academic skills, and supervision of extended essays and MSc dissertations. We particularly encourage applications from candidates with teaching experience in taxation. 

Person Specification

You will:

  • Hold a PhD relevant to the post and/or a higher degree with equivalent professional accounting qualifications.
  • Be able to demonstrate extensive teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism, preferably at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Have extensive experience and be able to demonstrate success in developing and implementing enabling and innovative learning and teaching approaches.
  • Have understanding, experience, and ability in contributing to broader management/administration processes and in advising colleagues.


  • Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programmes
  • Extensive experience and demonstrated success in developing and implementing enabling and innovative learning and teaching approaches, and advising colleagues
  • Experience and success in knowledge transfer, enterprise and similar activity that enhances the student experience or employability

Management Administration

  • Ability to contribute to School/Departmental management processes
  • Ability to assess and organise resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes
  • Experience of championing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in own work area
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate the extent to which equality and diversity legislation, policies, procedures are applied
  • Ability to identify issues with the potential to impact on protected groups and take appropriate action

In return, you will receive a competitive package and be a key part of an expanding and ambitious University as we develop our international reputation and global footprint.

This is a full-time post, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The University of Birmingham is an Athena Swan Bronze award holder and committed to providing a supportive work environment for our staff and providing equal opportunities in our recruitment process.

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and will take flexible working option into consideration during the process.

Further details relating to this position as well as our developing Dubai Campus can be found at 

For further enquiries, please contact Dr Ann-Christine Frandsen, Head of the Department of Accounting - email  (Birmingham). For questions about the Dubai campus, please contact Dr Julie McDonald, Lecturer in Accounting email (Dubai).

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