Lecturer in Economics
Application closing date 19/12/2018
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Business & Law
Salary £33,208 - £40,802 per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Academic
We are an innovative and bold University Group that is breaking new ground in how to achieve excellence in higher education and research, evidenced by our ever-increasing positions in sector wide rankings. We have invested significantly, in partnerships with international organisations, with business and research bodies and in the facilities and places where our students, graduates and staff work together. Now is the time to be part of this exciting, forward looking university.
The Faculty of Business and Law is home to over 7000 students enrolled on undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes across a broad variety of academic areas, along with over 400 staff from a rich diversity of cultural and subject backgrounds. Maximising the employment prospects of our graduates is central to everything we do which is why the Faculty has invested heavily in facilities to enhance students' learning experiences. These include a state-of-the-art DigiComm Lab equipped with the latest industry standard software and hardware, a replica court room, Trading Floor with 42 Bloomberg terminals and a Strategy Lab; each offering hands-on opportunities to develop and apply the learning.
The Faculty's globally recognised, accredited Coventry Business School incorporates the subsidiary School of Economics, Finance and Accounting. It is here we are looking to recruit an experienced, highly motivated Lecturer in Economics to help sustain the School's creative goals and growth plans.
Joining the School of Economics, Finance and Accounting, the successful candidate will focus on innovation in, and development of core teaching activities, and be part of a creative and committed team delivering our economics courses. You will have the opportunity to benefit from a supportive research infrastructure that includes conference funding, research sabbaticals and associate membership scheme to one of our Research Centres. There will also be opportunities to become involved with the development and delivery of our CPD and executive education courses, and to contribute to internationalisation activities through international partner collaborations, student field trips and virtual projects with universities from around the world.
Applicants will need a PhD or equivalent (if from professional practice background) in an economics focused subject and recent teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates with a record of publications in the relevant field and/or can demonstrate impact and contribution to economics practice. Your profile and ability to network and develop partnerships with external organisations will be relevant to further enhance the school's reputation and profile.
You will need to share our passion for delivering a positive student experience that puts excellence in teaching and learning at the heart of everything you do and will be able to demonstrate significant knowledge of your area of specialisation and of developing a research culture. As one of Coventry's biggest employers we will provide an excellent benefits package and a personal and professional development programme that will help you to achieve your aspirations.
A career at Coventry University offers you opportunities for personal and professional growth and a home in the heart of the UK with connections and reach to the rest of the world.