Senior Lecturer in Accounting
School/Department: Queen's Management School
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
To take significant responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and contribute to School/work unit administration/outreach activities.
- Communicate complex and conceptual ideas to students as well as to peers using high-level skills and a range of media.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Develop and advise others on learning and teaching tasks and methods.
- May design and be responsible for course/s, delivered by others, preparing the teaching materials and being responsible for the assessment.
- Act as internal examiner for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
- 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.
- Develop and enhance links with relevant professional bodies to ensure that teaching reflects current best practice in own area of subject specialism.
- 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.
- Develop proposals and lead funding bids for external contract work that might involve, for example, publishing materials for use within a profession.
- 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.
- Maintain and develop teaching and subject expertise.
Administration/Contribution to the Community:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Sit on University committees.
- Contribute to the School’s outreach strategy by designing or delivering community outreach programmes and developing external links.
- Be responsible for the record keeping associated with teaching and the preparation of teaching materials.
Planning and Organising:
- Responsible for the delivery of own educational programmes.
- Be involved in strategic planning for the School/work unit and may contribute to the University’s strategic planning process.
- Plan and deliver teaching and/or consultancy or similar programmes and ensure that resources are available.
- Contribute to the management of quality, audit and other external assessments.
Resource Management Responsibilities:
- 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.
- Develop and manage staff and resources, in support of major teaching and administrative activities.
- Contribute to the overall management of the School/work unit, in area such as budget and business planning and appraisal.
Internal and External Relationships:
- Lead and develop internal networks for example participating in University committee/s.
- Lead and develop links with external networks, for example, with professional associations, external examiners and assessors.
- Develop links with external contacts such as other educational bodies, employers, and professional bodies to foster collaboration.
- Good first degree (minimum 2.1 honours or equivalent) in an Accounting or related discipline.
- Masters degree in Accounting or a related discipline.
- Evidence of engagement in pedagogic and practitioner-based research, and other scholarly activities, in Accounting.
- 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.
- Experience in developing proposals and funding applications for external contract work that might involve, for example, publishing materials for use within the Accounting profession.
- 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.
- Evidence of appropriate administrative and academic leadership at a strategic level.
- Ability to advance the teaching goals of the School.
- Ability to strengthen the School’s external contacts with, for example, educational bodies, employers and professional bodies to foster collaboration.
- Demonstrate evidence of ability to communicate clearly and effectively to students, academic colleagues and to professional bodies.
- Ability to provide effective leadership.
- Evidence of good interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
- An internationally recognised professional accountancy qualification.
- PhD completed in Accounting or a related discipline.
- Completed PGCHET (or equivalent) / HEA membership.
- Ability to deliver executive education programme