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Assistant Professor in Accounting (Education/Teaching-Focused)

University of Birmingham - Birmingham Business School

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 p.a. Grade 8
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd December 2021
Closes: 31st January 2022
Job Ref: 98932

University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £42,149 to £50,296. With potential progression once in post to £56,587 a year

Fixed term contract for up to 4 years

Birmingham Business School at the University of Birmingham is a world-leading institution and global thought leader in responsible business. Our vision is to inspire curiosity within our students and drive positive change within all fields of business, locally and globally. We are committed to producing forward-thinking leaders. We hold triple-crown accreditation with EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB.

The Department of Accounting is a dynamic team of scholars working together to deliver outstanding teaching for our students. We deliver a BSc Accounting and Finance and an MSc Accounting and Finance, which both consistently attract large cohorts of high quality home and international students and are exceptional performers in student satisfaction surveys. Our BSc Accounting and Finance is run in Birmingham, Dubai, and Singapore (in partnership with the Singapore Institute of Management). 

The Department of Accounting will also make a significant contribution to the School’s newly launched MSc Business Analytics programme.

The Department delivers teaching across a wide spectrum of accounting topics, including financial accounting, management accounting, business analytics, auditing, taxation, social and environmental accounting, and public sector accounting. The Department is a supportive, inclusive environment. We aim to foster collaborative working conditions that help everyone to have satisfying work and achieve their own career goals.

As a teaching-focused Assistant Professor, you will contribute to a range of teaching and administration duties, including leading modules, designing learning materials, delivering lectures, classes and workshops, designing appropriate assessments and marking.

We would particularly welcome applicants with experience and/or interest in teaching business analytics topics, but we are also seeking to recruit scholars with teaching interests across all accounting topics. 

This is an opportunity to develop and evidence teaching and learning skills at Assistant Professor level in a research-led, TEF Gold awarded, Russell Group University on a full-time, fixed term basis. In addition, 10% of workload will be dedicated to personal research or scholarship.

Main duties 

Using a variety of methods in teaching and advising individuals and groups of undergraduates, postgraduates, or CPD students, including (as appropriate):

  • teaching and examining courses at a range of levels;
  • where appropriate, undertaking and developing a full range of responsibilities in relation to supervision, marking and examining;
  • developing and advising others on learning and teaching tasks and methods;
  • supervising projects, student dissertations and practical work;

Person Specification

  • A higher degree relevant to accounting, or close to completion, and/or equivalent professional qualifications
  • Teaching experience and scholarship within accounting
  • Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage learning
  • Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programmes
  • Experience and demonstrated success in developing appropriate approaches to learning and teaching across accounting topics

The School is strongly committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and particularly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Applications will be assessed against the stated criteria and on merit.

Enquiries: Tom Cuckston, Head of Department, t.j.cuckston@bham.ac.uk

Closing date: 31.1.22

To download a full job description and details of this position and submit an electronic application online please apply via the button below or visit https://bham.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=101430233 

Please quote job reference 98932 in all enquiries.

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