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Assistant Professor in Accounting (Education Focused)

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

Location: Birmingham
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £42,149 - £50,296 a year, with potential progression to £56,587 a year. Grade 8
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 5th August 2022
Closes: 28th August 2022
Job Ref: 98070

Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Full time, Fixed Term Contract for Three Years

Grade: 8 

Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £42,149 - £50,296 a year, with potential progression to £56,587 a year.

Birmingham Business School at the University of Birmingham has a clear mission to inspire curiosity and empower leadership in responsible business.  We are committed to producing forward-thinking professionals capable of addressing important challenges facing society.  We hold triple-crown accreditation with EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. 

The Department of Accounting is a collegiate and inclusive 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 have excellent performance 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 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. 

We are seeking to recruit an Education-focussed Assistant Professor on a three-year fixed-term basis.  Applicants should have a higher degree in a relevant discipline, or be close to completion, and/or a relevant professional qualification. 

Job summary

As an Education-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. 

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. You will have full access to training and development opportunities, with space being made for this in your workload.  In addition, 10% of workload will be dedicated to personal research or scholarship.  

Main duties

Learning and Teaching

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

  • teaching and examining courses at a range of levels;
  • 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/research
  • Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise accounting-related modules
  • Experience and demonstrated success in developing appropriate approaches to learning and teaching across accounting topics

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

Closing date: 28.8.22

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 98070 in all enquiries.

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