Lecturer in Finance, Investment and Risk

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£40,322 - £49,553 per annum (Grade 6)
May 28, 2021
End of advertisement period
Jun 27, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Finance, Investment and Risk - Full time, Permanent 

We are looking to appoint,  to our academic Learning and Teaching or Professional Practice academic pathway, an enthusiastic new team member who can contribute to the development of our teaching output, expand our excellent links with industry partners and who has experience of developing and delivering innovative education or training programmes to external partners.

You will join the Accounting & Finance Subject Group in the School.  The  group offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  The National Student Survey for 2019 rated the Finance subject area at 94% for overall student satisfaction and in 2020 we are rated as a top 5 Modern University for Accounting & Finance (Times & Sunday Times).  We are keen to expand our Financial, Investment and Risk provision in response to the significant changes in the financial sector particularly in the areas of personal financial planning, personal investment planning, investment/asset management and contemporary issues in financial services, as well as the growing regulatory requirements.

A truly international community of practice, the School is one of the largest Business Schools in Scotland and offers expertise, teaching and research across: Accounting & Finance, Business & Management, Law, Marketing, Tourism, Hospitality, and Festival & Events Management. Our industry links are second to none and we have developed excellent connections with the corporate community and organisations such as Scottish Enterprise, Quality Scotland and the Chamber of Commerce. We also act as official advisers to the Scottish Government.

We are proud of our research and knowledge exchange activities, and their impact in society. We develop graduates who are highly valued by employers, and we add value to the communities in which we serve. To learn more about our Business School, watch this short video.  

The role 

Your contribution will involve developing and delivering innovative teaching and building relationships and collaborating with external industry partners. You will develop new working relationships with business and other external organisations to grow our commercial and research links with industry.

You will be responsible for designing and delivering teaching and student-centred learning. We are particularly interested in hearing from academics who can teach in some of the growing areas outlined above (e.g. asset management, financial technology, personal finance, risk management or contemporary issues in financial services). 

You may be required to participate in cross business school development and research projects.

Who we are looking for

You must have:

  • A doctoral level qualification in a relevant discipline  
  • Demonstrable evidence of a teaching/training specialisation
  • Be willing to travel to teach overseas, primarily in Hong Kong and China.

Desirable attributes would be:

  • Teaching qualification such as membership of the HEA
  • Professional qualification, such as CFA, CIOBS, etc.
  • Connectivity with industry or professional bodies, e.g. CISI, CII

To know more about this exciting opportunity please here to view the role profile. 

Benefits we offer

Salary: £40,322 - £49,553 per annum (Grade 6) + Pension (Employer contribution of 23%) 

Further information about our benefits can be found here.

Additional information

  • Closing: Sunday 27 June @11.59pm
  • Interviews: TBC

For an informal discussion about the role please contact James Brown jw.brown@napier.ac.uk and for general queries please contact  recuitment@napier.ac.uk 

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