QUEENS UNIVERSITY BELFAST

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

5 days left

Location
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Salary
£51,630 - £59,828
Posted
03 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Oct 2018
Ref
18/106767
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

School/Department: Queen's Management School
Reference: 18/106767
Closing Date: Monday 1 October 2018
Salary: £51,630 - £59,828 per annum (potential to progress to £65,361 per annum
Anticipated Interview Date: through sustained exceptional contribution) Tuesday 16 October 2018

JOB PURPOSE:

To take significant responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and contribute to School/work unit administration/outreach activities.

MAJOR DUTIES:

Teaching:

  1. Communicate complex and conceptual ideas to students as well as to peers using high-level skills and a range of media.
  2. Develop the teaching and learning activities of the School/work unit by pursuing new and innovative teaching approaches, taking the responsibility for the quality of course units and delivering a range of teaching, learning and assessment activities including lectures, setting/marking coursework, practicals, and fieldwork according to own area of subject specialism.
  3. Play a lead part in the development of new approaches to teaching and learning, which are appropriate for the subject area and may reflect developing practice elsewhere.
  4. Contribute to the enhancement of quality teaching within the subject, school or faculty, ensuring that course design and delivery comply with the appropriate benchmarks and regulations.
  5. Develop and advise others on learning and teaching tasks and methods.
  6. May design and be responsible for course/s, delivered by others, preparing the teaching materials and being responsible for the assessment.
  7. Act as internal examiner for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  8. Contribute to the development of teaching and learning policy locally, and to debate nationally about policy, methods and practices through publications, conference activity and roles that advance quality.
  9. Develop and enhance links with relevant professional bodies to ensure that teaching reflects current best practice in own area of subject specialism.

Research:

  1. Engage in pedagogic and practitioner research and other scholarly activities and work in conjunction with others to apply subject knowledge to practice of the subject.
  2. Develop proposals and lead funding bids for external contract work that might involve, for example, publishing materials for use within a profession.
  3. Engage in scholarly activity that will enhance the School’s/work unit’s national/international reputation. Such activities may include membership of committees of academic bodies, journal editorships, consultancy/technology transfer projects, entrepreneurial activity.
  4. Maintain and develop teaching and subject expertise.

Administration/Contribution to the Community:

  1. Contribute significantly to the development and running of the School/area by taking on appropriate School co-ordinating roles. Such duties may include, for example, Advisor of Studies, QAA Aspect Co-ordinator, Module/Year/Programme Co-ordinator or other recognised official University roles.
  2. Act as mentor or appraiser to colleagues, including Teaching Assistants, advising on their personal development and ensuring that that they are meeting the standards required.
  3. Provide pastoral care for students within own area to ensure, as far as practicable, that relevant issues are dealt with in a timely, sympathetic and effective manner.
  4. Sit on University committees.
  5. Contribute to the School’s outreach strategy by designing or delivering community outreach programmes and developing external links.
  6. Be responsible for the record keeping associated with teaching and the preparation of teaching materials.

Planning and Organising:

  1. Responsible for the delivery of own educational programmes.
  2. Be involved in strategic planning for the School/work unit and may contribute to the University’s strategic planning process.
  3. Plan and deliver teaching and/or consultancy or similar programmes and ensure that resources are available.
  4. Contribute to the management of quality, audit and other external assessments.

 

Resource Management Responsibilities:

  1. Provide academic leadership to those working within programme areas, as course leader or equivalent, by for example co-ordinating the work of others to ensure that courses are delivered effectively or organising the work of a team by agreeing objectives and work plans.
  2. Develop and manage staff and resources, in support of major teaching and administrative activities.
  3. Contribute to the overall management of the School/work unit, in area such as budget and business planning and appraisal.

Internal and External Relationships:

  1. Lead and develop internal networks for example participating in University committee/s.
  2. Lead and develop links with external networks, for example, with professional associations, external examiners and assessors.
  3. Develop links with external contacts such as other educational bodies, employers, and professional bodies to foster collaboration.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

  1. Good first degree (minimum 2.1 honours or equivalent) in an Accounting or related discipline.
  2. Masters degree in Accounting or a related discipline.
  3. Evidence of engagement in pedagogic and practitioner-based research, and other scholarly activities, in Accounting.
  4. Evidence of engagement in scholarly activity that will enhance the School’s/work unit’s national/international reputation. Such activities may include membership of committees of academic bodies, journal editorships, consultancy/technology transfer projects, entrepreneurial activity.
  5. Experience in developing proposals and funding applications for external contract work that might involve, for example, publishing materials for use within the Accounting profession.
  6. Substantial teaching and assessment experience in the area of Accounting and related fields at University level, including design of new and innovative modules/pathways or assessment methods.
  7. Evidence of appropriate administrative and academic leadership at a strategic level.
  8. Ability to advance the teaching goals of the School.
  9. Ability to strengthen the School’s external contacts with, for example, educational bodies, employers and professional bodies to foster collaboration.
  10. Demonstrate evidence of ability to communicate clearly and effectively to students, academic colleagues and to professional bodies.
  11. Ability to provide effective leadership.
  12. Evidence of good interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA:

  1. An internationally recognised professional accountancy qualification.
  2. PhD completed in Accounting or a related discipline.
  3. Completed PGCHET (or equivalent) / HEA membership.
  4. Ability to deliver executive education programme