University of Bath

University of Bath

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Business Economics (KW11659)

United Kingdom

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Job title Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Business Economics

Department School of Management

Salary Starting from £45,585, rising to £64,914

Grade Grade 8 to Grade 9

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

Placed on Thursday 09 May 2024

Closing date Monday 03 June 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference KW11659

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The University of Bath School of Management is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) or Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Business Economics (Teaching and Learning), to join the Business Economics Group of the Marketing, Business & Society Division within the School of Management.

The School of Management is a vibrant and productive community. In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Times Higher ranked the School 7th in the UK for Business and Management Studies and 4th in the UK for its research environment. 93% of research is classed as world leading and internationally excellent. It was ranked 1st for Marketing (the Complete University Guide 2021) and 3rd for Business & Management Studies (the Complete University Guide 2021).

The Business Economics group plays an active role in many areas of the School of Management and achieves teaching excellence on our highly rated undergraduate and master's degrees. We offer a strongly supportive environment for all our students, from undergraduate to PhD, and deliver a first-class student experience. The successful candidate will have some proven ability/strong potential for teaching, ideally including previous experience of teaching economics to business/management students.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of the Marketing, Business & Society Division, Dr Sarah Glozer, email [email protected] and the Subject Group Lead for Business Economics, Dr Rob Branston, email [email protected].

We will appoint at the appropriate spine point in grade 8 or 9 depending on appointment to the role of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.

The University of Bath and the School of Management currently hold a Bronze Athena Swan award and actively participates in equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives. We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed to our fullest potential. We offer a full range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, campus facilities and services to support all staff.

What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

    Job details

    Title

    Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Business Economics (KW11659)

    Employer

    University of Bath

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    May 10, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 03, 2024

    Job type

    Lecturer

    Field

    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Situated in Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom, University of Bath is a public university that received its royal charter in 1966. The University of Bath has been consistently ranked amongst the top universities in the UK and is known for its expertise in research and teaching. In 2004, the university launched the SET squared Partnership with the universities of Bristol, Southampton, and Surrey. This is the largest partnership ever, comprises of a combined staff of 6,400 researchers, and has a research budget of £266 million.

    The university is known for its four faculties: management, science, humanities and social science, and engineering and design. The university has been recognized for its excellence in research facilities and according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), 87 percent of the university's research has been defined as world-leading. Notably, the university's research into child poverty and support for vulnerable people won a Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2011. The university's research grants and contracts portfolio is worth around £150 million.

    The university constantly finishes at the top of student satisfaction rankings and excelling in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Psychology. It was also awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. Because of its high-quality teaching, Bath's graduates are highly sought after by the UK's top employers.

    In 2004, Bath University invested in creating a sports training village, which has emerged as one of the best training centers for athletes in Europe. In 2013, the University became a founder member of GW4, an alliance of universities sharing intellectual and physical resources. Also, in the same year, the university opened a block of 75 flats for students living on campus. In 2012, the university began a three-year campus improvement project to improvise and expand student accommodation, teaching space, and a £10million arts centre. The university has invested over £450 million on its campus over the last decade.

    In 2015, the university inaugurated a specialized area for arts, education, and events. The University of Bath has a well-built infrastructure with all the essential facilities and amenities a student will require. The university gives equal focus on sports and offers one of the best sports facilities in the UK. The university-based athletes won six medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

    Almost one-fourth of the students enrolled are from outside the UK, so, the university offers a perfect internationally diverse experience. Airbus, World Bank, Nike, Ford, and Rolls Royce are some of the industry leaders, which collaborate with the university.

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