Senior Lecturer in Economics

Coventry, United Kingdom
£38,467 to £54,772 per annum
03 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 02/01/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Business & Law
Salary £38,467 to £54,772 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

Job description

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 including a state-of-the-art Trading Floor with 42 Bloomberg terminals.

You will be responsible for the design, enhancement and organisation of teaching and learning in Economics, you will also take responsibility for curriculum development, and the student experience more broadly. With experience in teaching in a similar environment you will be able to demonstrate significant knowledge of your area of specialisation and will ensure that the teaching for which you are responsible is informed by contemporary research in the relevant field developing the ability of students to engage in debate, critical discourse and rational thinking.

Contributing actively to applied research groups or communities of practice internally and/or externally, you will assist with bids and tenders for external projects or contracts, disseminating research outputs using arrange of media and developing external networks nationally and/or internationally.

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 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.

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