Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Finance
Application closing date
Lecturer - £38,205 - £45,585 per annum Senior Lecturer - £46,974- £56,021 per annum
Closing date: 10 October 2023
Interview date: 20 October 2023
The newly constituted Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Business is located within the University of Bedfordshire Business School and is one of the largest Graduate Schools in UK. We are committed to excellent, inclusive teaching that prepares our students for professional employment and inspires them to achieve their ambitions. We deliver across a range of business disciplines and our provision includes substantive partnership work.
You, the successful candidate, will be joining the MSc and MBA portfolios and you will be supporting the team that delivers Finance courses and units to our local campuses as well as to the TNE partners. We would expect you to lead the development of the next generation of courses in the area of Finance.
The Graduate School of Business enjoys a close network of links with local industry and SMEs as well as an extensive network of TNE partners. We have leveraged these networks to develop a range of authentic and innovative assessments into the curriculum. Thus, you would expected to have an interest in innovative pedagogies, the ability to manage globally distributed units and a commitment to your own personal development within your subject field are key qualities we look for in our team. Professional experience and engagement with the Financial Industry or exposure to Fintech would be a distinct advantage.
A PhD or equivalent professional experience in a relevant subject area is essential and for appointments at senior lecturer at Grade 8 there is a requirement for course management and curriculum design experience.
Interviews will be held on the 20 October 2023
Inquiries: Alexander K. Kofinas, Head of the Graduate School of Business @ [email protected]
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The post will be based at Luton (with travel to other campuses as required)
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.
Please note that CVs will only be accepted in addition to a fully completed application form.
All applications must be received by midnight on the closing date. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Finance
University of Bedfordshire
September 15, 2023
October 10, 2023
Business and Economics
About the employer
The University of Bedfordshire is located in Luton Bedfordshire United Kingdom. This university was founded in 1882 but it achieved the position of a university in 1992 and was known as the University of Luton. This is a public university. The name the University of Bedfordshire was adopted in 2006 after the approval of the Privy Council after the merging of the University of Luton and the Bedford campus of De Montfort University.
The university will give about up to 2,400 GBP cash to students of undergraduate studies. The Merit Scholarship spans worth 2,400 GBP and is paid for 3 academic years that is awarded to people with a high level of academic achievement and to those who can score 112 UCAS points or more. Even if a student does not achieve this level the university will give about 1,500 GBP over three academic years along with the bursary or 1,000 GBP over 2 academic years if the student is a top-up one receiving Level 5 bursary. There are many other qualifications for grants and bursaries like the Care Leavers Bursary that is available to the students that are ‘open to care’ and can be supported by the local authorities leaving care services.
The chancellor is John Bercow (former speaker of the House of Commons) and the vice-chancellor is Bill Rammell. There are a total of 14,000 students on the campus as of 2016-2017 out of which 10,860 are undergraduates and 3,140 are postgraduates for the same year. There are about 4,500 international students at the university. The university is sprawled across six campuses; there are 4 campuses in Bedfordshire, in Luton and Bedford, 2 campuses in Buckinghamshire, in Aylesbury (for the students of Midwifery and Nursing) and in Milton Keynes (for business studies, telecommunications and electronic engineering). The university had entered the Research Assessment Exercise in 2008 and had achieved a GPA of 2.087 with 34.7 percent internationally.
Top assessment units were Cultural and Media Studies, Communication, Social Work Social Policy and Administration along with English Language and Literature. As of 2012, the university received the status of FairTrade. There are four faculties that are the Health and Social Sciences, Creative Arts, Education and Sports, and Science and Technologies. Notable alumni include Gemma Hunt, Richard Page among others.