Lecturer in Corporate Finance and/or Banking
University of Glasgow
Glasgow, United Kingdom
21d ago

Job Purpose

To undertake research of international excellence and contribute to knowledge exchange activities relative to the discipline, contribute to learning and teaching on agreed programmes and undertake administration and service activities in line with the School / College’s strategic objectives.

For appointment at Grade 8, a substantial contribution will include leading high quality research activities and delivering, organising and reviewing key areas of teaching and learning within the School.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Develop and progress individual / joint research projects of international standard in the subject area with the support of a mentor, as required.

2. Write up research findings / outcomes for publication in leading journals for dissemination as appropriate, identifying potential sources and contributing to funding applications as an individual or team member.

3. Contribute fully to developing and enhancing the research profile of the School / College, including establishing a track record of high-

quality publications.4. Contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of teaching on undergraduate and / or postgraduate courses within the subject area in accordance with the subject’s priorities including accepting responsibilities as course co-

ordinator for one or more courses.5. Contribute to the on-going development and design of the curriculum in a manner that supports a research-

led and scholarly approach to student learning and assessment in the discipline and / or profession.6. Participate fully in examination and other assessment processes, as appropriate, using a variety of methods and techniques and to provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support their learning.

7. Contribute to the development of theory and practice in the subject area.8. Supervise individual student projects at undergraduate and / or postgraduate level, and to contribute to the supervision and training of postgraduate research students, as appropriate, to ensure their effective development9.

Take on administrative or management roles within the subject / School as assigned by the Head of School.10. Engage in professional development as appropriate11.

To contribute to the enhancement of the University’s international profile in line with the University’s Strategic Plan -

Inspiring People Changing the World. For appointment at Grade 8 : In addition to the duties and responsibilities above : 1.

Pursue and deliver independent research proposals and / or collaborative research projects, project managing research activities, supervising and taking responsibility for the research team.

Securing external resources to support research individually and / or jointly, as appropriate to the subject area.2. Make a substantial contribution to developing and enhancing the research profile of the School / College.

Establishing and leading research collaborations with appropriate individuals and groups within the University, including multi-

disciplinary links, and developing external research collaborations both nationally and internationally, to ensure that research activities are at the forefront of the field.

3. Take a lead in the on-going development and design of the curriculum in a manner which supports a research-led and scholarly approach to student learning and assessment, making a substantial contribution to the teaching and learning activities within the School.

4. Develop new and effective approaches to the use of learning technologies to support and enhance course delivery, organisation, feedback and assessment.

5. Develop a growing portfolio of research outputs and activities and support early career staff in developing their own portfolio.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience

Knowledge & QualificationsEssential : A1 Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent professional and / or teaching experience in a similar or related role.

A2 Sufficient breadth and / or depth of knowledge in the specialist subject / discipline and of research / teaching methods and techniques to work within the subject area.

A3 Emerging national / international research profile in the subject area For Appointment at Grade 8 : A4 Extensive breadth and depth of knowledge in the specialist subject / discipline to develop research / teaching programmes / methodologies / learning support.

A5 Established reputation in research and teaching, including an international research profile in the subject area.A6 Membership of relevant professional body, where appropriate.

SkillsEssential : C1 Ability to communicate material of a specialist or highly technical nature and to be effective both orally and in writing at a level appropriate to the activity.

C2 Ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students to inspire learning and to provide pastoral care to students within the subject area.

C3 Ability to apply policy, practice and procedures including broader University / sector / external (e.g. commercial) awareness.

C4 Ability to work on own initiative to contribute to the research and teaching activities within the subject area and wider School environment.

C5 Effective organisation skills to manage time and prioritise as appropriate research, teaching and administrative responsibilities.

For Appointment at Grade 8 : C6 Ability to communicate complex or conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge and understanding, and developing early career academic colleagues.

C7 Ability to contribute to broader leadership and management activities along with an awareness of current and future priorities of the University / College / School / Service.

C8 Ability to collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines and / or institutions in developing research. ExperienceEssential : E1 Experience of planning and progressing work activities within professional guidelines or organisational policy, applying initiative and independent judgement.

E2 Developing track record of research outputs compatible with enhancing the School’s research profile in accordance with School objectives.

For Appointment at Grade 8 : E3 Established track record of research outputs and of applying for, and securing, external research funding compatible with enhancing the School’s research profile in accordance with School objectives.

E4 Track record of scholarship and development and delivery of teaching, and proven ability to develop and devise teaching programmes, techniques and methods.

E5 Experience of planning and progressing work activities within professional guidelines or organisational policy, applying initiative and independent judgement.

E6 Experience of supervision of students at honours or postgraduate levelE7 Track record of continuous engagement with current practice and developing knowledge.

Job Features

Dimensions Produce publications as appropriate to subject specialism within agreed timescalesParticipate in the supervision of postgraduate students, including PhDsDevelop and deploy effective learning and teaching resources, as agreed with relevant stakeholders, e.

g. Heads of Subject / School.Design, implement and evaluate teaching for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as appropriate.

Participate in appropriate Subject / School / College and University committees.Actively contribute to University, College and School research strategy, attending and presenting at high profile international conference and acting as principal investigator on research grants.

Contribute to international and national research developments through membership of scholarly and advisory bodies At Grade 8 : Play a leading role in developing University, College and School research strategy, attending and presenting at high profile international conference and taking responsibility for key research activities within subject specialism.

Make a substantial contribution to international and national research developments through committee membership on scholarly and advisory bodies.

Design and deliver a range of courses / modules at all levels, underpinned by research / scholarship. Take responsibility for student supervision and supporting / coaching early career staff in the relevant subject area.

Planning and Organising Organise workload and manage time effectively to undertake all research, teaching and administrative duties and professional activity.

Participate in the planning and implementation of research, teaching and administration at all levels within and beyond the School, including the identification of new initiatives.

Plan, organise, deliver and evaluate learning and teaching activities and carry out assessment at a variety of levels.Plan and prepare applications for research funding.

Plan and deliver events, e.g., seminars, conferences and knowledge exchange activities. At Grade 8 : Play a leading role in the planning and implementation of research, teaching and administration at all levels within and beyond the School, including the identification of new initiatives.

Undertake management of programmes and courses, as directed by the Head of School and / or the Head of Subject. Decision Making Prioritise work in line with agreed Subject / School objectives including assessment processes, course content and committee advice.

Take responsibility for an agreed element of planned research, demonstrating leadership and making decisions on research methodology, submission of grant applications and choice of journals for publication.

Monitor and evaluate the content and delivery of relevant teaching programmes.Act as first point of contact for enquires from students within the subject area and provide appropriate pastoral care.

At Grade 8 : Take responsibility for an agreed research project, demonstrating leadership and making decisions on research methodology, submission of grant applications and choice of journals for publication and supervising members of research team where appropriate.

Decisions on course content, teaching methods, and applications by students; selection and liaison with External Examiners as appropriate.

Internal / External Relationships Internal : Exchange relevant information with the Programme Leaders, Undergraduate / Postgraduate Directors, Heads of Subject, and other relevant staff to ensure that School strategic objectives are met and that University protocols relating to quality assurance and programme enhancement are enacted.

Develop effective relationships with students and provide advice and support conducive to enhancing their academic engagement and learning, and, where relevant, seek advice from the University’s Student Support Services.

Develop effective relationships with academic and administrative colleagues in order to facilitate information exchange and to encourage effective research and teaching.

At Grade 8 : Develop effective relationships with academic colleagues for advice, providing support and guidance to early career academics as appropriate.

External : Interaction with academic colleagues in other Universities (including external examiners) both nationally and internationally, and professional organisations to support knowledge exchange and collaboration.

Participate in a range of student recruitment activities and build relationships with prospective students, as appropriate.

Engage with Research Councils, charitable bodies and other external sources of research funding. At Grade 8 : Play a leading role in arranging and participating in student recruitment activities and support early career staff in building relationships with prospective students, as appropriate.

Problem Solving Propose alternative strategies and negotiate alternative arrangements in overcoming any problems. Resolve issues of an academic nature arising in relation to research / teaching.

Provide advice to students and resolve issues or redirect as appropriate in order to provide effective pastoral care. At Grade 8 : Play a leading role in supporting early career staff in providing pastoral care to students and resolving issues as they arise.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7 / 8, £34,520 - £38,833 / £42,418 - £49,149 per annum.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme.

Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.

g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

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