Associate Professor in Financial Services

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£51,034 - £59,135 per annum (Grade 7)
05 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Mar 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 01/03/2020
Salary: £51,034 - £59,135 per annum (Grade 7)
Package: + Pension (Employer contribution of 23% - Scottish Teachers Superannuation Scheme)

Job description

Pathway: Research

We're looking to expand our Financial Services (FS) provision in response to the significant changes in the financial sector particularly in the areas of financial technology, data analytics, cyber security and artificial intelligence as well as the growing regulatory requirements. As a result, we are ideally looking for someone with a broad FS knowledge and experience.

The successful candidate will join a very successful and ambitious Accounting & Finance Group and contribute to our recently refreshed suite of postgraduate programmes, offered in Edinburgh, Hong Kong and mainland China.

The Business School is one of the largest modern Business Schools in Scotland and at the leading edge of innovation, with a strong academic reputation in undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education, and business research. It has an established track record of a high level of engagement and collaborative working with business and professional networks.

To learn more about our Business School, watch this short video.

The role

You will join the Accountancy, Finance & Law Subject Group in the School, an ambitious and growing team consisting of academics on Research, Professional Practice and Learning and Teaching pathways who make significant contributions across all strands of endeavour. Your contribution on the Research pathway will be in the area of Financial Services / Finance.

Your experience might be drawn from the wider Financial Services / Finance & Accounting sectors. You will be responsible for the growth and development of research and commercial activity and within the Financial Services Group.

You will be able to demonstrate a significant contribution to generating external income from research and a sustained record of quality academic outputs and be eligible under the REF 2021 framework.

You will be responsible for developing, designing and delivering teaching and student centred learning underpinned by academic research and scholarship, within your assigned areas of responsibility. Some travel will be required as a number of our programmes/modules are delivered internationally.

Who we are looking for

  • Academic qualification in relevant discipline at least to postgraduate level and either a Doctoral level qualification or a relevant professional qualification.
  • Quants/stats/financial mathematics experience is beneficial
  • Evidence of a strong academic research profile alongside a commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of experience in a financial services specialism to develop high quality teaching/learning and research programmes and have experience of research led teaching 
  • Demonstrable evidence of a teaching specialisation
  • Well-developed leadership and management capabilities

To know more about this exciting opportunity please click here to view the role profile.

Benefits we offer

Salary: GBP 51,034 - GBP 59,135 per annum (Grade 7) + Pension (Employer contribution of 23% - Scottish Teachers Superannuation Scheme)

Further Information about our benefits can be found here.

Additional information

Application Closing Date: Sunday 1 March 2020 at 11:59 pm
Interview Day: Monday 16 March 2020

For an informal discussion about these positions, please contact Chris Divito C.Divito@napier.ac.uk

Please also note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK as we are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.

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