UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD

Lecturer/ Assistant Professor in Finance/Financial Technology

Location
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Salary
£35,845 to £49,553 per annum dependant on experience
Posted
Aug 28, 2021
End of advertisement period
Sep 26, 2021
Ref
HR0112442
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

With over 50 years of academic excellence and having been recently named the UK's University of the Year for Social Inclusion 2020 by The Times and Sunday Times, the University of Bradford has continued to grow its international reputation and innovative course provision. With almost 10,000 students, the University is pioneering in developing new course subjects, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, students, and of society as a whole.

The School of Management is a leader in business education, research, and knowledge transfer with more than 50 years' experience of pushing the boundaries, regionally, nationally, and internationally. We are part of an elite group of business schools worldwide possessing triple-crown accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. We perform well in the Financial Times (FT) rankings and continue to build on our research strengths. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who can join us as a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Finance/Financial Technology and make significant contributions to the implementation of our research, leadership, and teaching and learning strategy in Accounting, Finance and Economics.

You will need to have a PhD in Finance, Economics [or other relevant areas] and will be joining the Accounting, Finance and Economics (AFE) Research Centre within the School of Management. You will be expected to contribute to the new MSc in Financial Technology (FinTech) programme, in particular, related modules, like, artificial intelligence and machine learning in finance, Fintech regulation and compliance, data analytics, and financial innovation and blockchain, and be experienced in using Python and R among others. You are also expected to contribute to the AFE Research Centre's continuing success through quality research output, delivering excellent learning and teaching experience to our students, and taking on strategic leadership roles. Along with your undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching, you will need to maintain an excellent research track record of publishing high quality (3/4*) research papers in refereed journals and support the School of Management's reputation and impact of Making a Difference. In addition, you will be expected to contribute to the digital-distance learning degree programmes at the School of Management.

The University of Bradford School of Management is committed to providing a supportive and developmental environment to all staff through mentoring by experienced academic colleagues and maintain effective personal development plans and processes.

This role will be offered at Grade 8 (Lecturer) or 9 (Assistant Professor) dependent on experience.

Please ensure that you include all the required information in the online application. At the time of shortlisting, we will only consider the information that you place in your online application.

For informal enquiries about the above position, please contact Prof. Saeed Akbar, Head of Accounting, Finance and Economics at s.akbar10@bradford.ac.uk or Prof. Sankar Sivarajah, Head of the University of Bradford School of Management at u.sivarajah@bradford.ac.uk.