KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

Senior Lecturer/Reader in Data Analytics for Finance

Location
London (GB)
Salary
Senior Lecturer Grade 8, £54,853 - £64,841 per annum or Reader Grade £56,397 - £68,594
Posted
25 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Lecturer/Reader in Data Analytics for Finance

Department :    Banking & Finance


King's College London is one of the top 25 universities in the world (2018 QS World University Rankings) and the fourth oldest university in England, with nearly 30,000 students from some 150 countries, and 8,000 employees. King's Business School is the ninth and newest research-intensive faculty located in the iconic Bush House in the heart of London, a hub for engagement with business, the City, social enterprise, government and the public sector. King's Business School attracts students from over 80 countries into our undergraduate and specialist MSc programmes. 

In order to achieve our ambitions we are now looking to recruit a Senior Lecturer/Reader in Data Analytics for Finance. The successful candidate will initiate, lead and launch research projects and be passionate about bridging the gap between the academic community and business world. Applications are sought from outstanding scholars with strong interests in being a part of the Banking and Finance Group.

The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the group in the areas of research, impact, teaching and administration. The School places a premium on international levels of scholarship and research excellence as we continue to develop key international partnerships to support our significant growth agenda. You will hold a PhD in a relevant field and have a high-quality track record of publications in leading referred journals. Some experience of grant applications as well as ability to translate research into impactful insights for practice or policy would be beneficial.

We are looking to recruit an outstanding candidate, with an interest in Data Analytics, to join the King's Business School. The School is one of the top ten ranked centres for the study of management and business in the UK, and became an independent Faculty on 1 August 2017, reflecting growth in the range and scale of research and teaching. There are presently over 100 academic staff and a full range of undergraduate, Masters and PhD programmes. 

As such we are going through an exciting development phase and are looking for high quality people to join our growing team. The School places a premium on international levels of scholarship and research excellence and you will be expected to play a role in the standing and development of the Group in this regard.

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to high quality research and will be able to contribute excellent teaching to the development of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You should hold a PhD in a relevant field, have a high quality track record of publications in leading refereed journals and some experience in securing research income.

King's Business School is committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependant child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position.

This post will be offered on an indefinite full-time contract.

The selection process will include a panel interview, an assessment, a presentation.

To apply, please register with the King's College London application portal and complete your application online. 

When applying, in the 'Upload supporting documents' section, please attach a personal statement to tell us why you are suitable for the role. We will not accept curriculum vitae in isolation and you must complete the required application form for your application to be considered.

Grade and Salary :  Senior Lecturer Grade 8, £54,853 - £64,841 per annum or Reader Grade £56,397 - £68,594 inclusive of £3,223 per annum London Weighting Allowance    
Job ID :    008972
Close Date :    24-Feb-2019
Contact Person :    Professor George Kapetanios    
Contact Details :    0207 848 4951 / george.kapetanios@kcl.ac.uk