KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Finance (Education)

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Grade 7, £46,292 - £54,534 or Grade 8, £56,060 - £64,405, including London Weighting Allowance
Posted
25 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Finance (Education)

Job ID: 010566

Salary: Grade 7, £46,292 - £54,534 or Grade 8, £56,060 - £64,405, including London Weighting Allowance       

Posted: 23-Nov-2020

Closing date: 03-Jan-2021

Business unit: King's Business School

Department: Banking & Finance

Contact details: George Kapetanios , George.kapetanios@kcl.ac.uk

Strand Campus   Academic and teaching


Job description

King’s Business School is the ninth and newest faculty at King’s College London, emerging out of the renowned School of Management & Business. We are looking to recruit an outstanding candidate, with an interest in Finance to join the Banking and Finance Group.  There are presently 140 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 School is looking for a Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer to provide teaching at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels, to design and develop course modules, and to contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of degree programmes in the School.  The post holder is expected to develop a research track record in the area of teaching/learning. They will be expected to support the postgraduate programmes of the group and be involved in the development of new and innovative programmes 

Key responsibilities

  • To take a role in the planning, design, organisation and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and associated teaching activities. 
  • To provide high-quality teaching in the subject area. 
  • Supervise student dissertations and provide support and guidance on academic and pastoral issues by acting as a Personal Tutor to students.  
  • Develop and implement a variety of innovative and creative methods to assess student learning and provide feedback that is timely, relevant and appropriate. 
  • Lead on the introduction of new technological developments that support learning and teaching and incorporate them into best practice 
  • Engage with relevant pedagogic research and scholarship to contribute to the enhancement of learning and teaching practices within the School 
  • To carry out administration as requested by the Executive Dean or the Head of Group. 
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties that may be requested by the Head of Group 

Decision making, planning and problem solving

  • Identify programme development needs and propose how these should be achieved 
  • Design, deliver and assess modules through conventional means and through e-learning 
  • Collaborate with colleagues on implementation of assessment procedures 
  • Advise on strategic issues such as student recruitment and marketing 
  • Contribute to accreditation and quality control processes 
  • Ensure student needs and expectations are met 
  • Manage projects relating to own area of research 
  • Take responsibility for administrative duties such as admissions, time-tabling, examinations, attendance etc 

Communication and network 

  • Communicate conceptual and complex ideas to a variety of audiences using appropriate media and methods 
  • Lead and develop internal networks 
  • Communicate with students through the e-learning platform 
  • Disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences using appropriate media and methods to promote understanding 

Service delivery 

  • Provide specialist or professional advice to students 
  • Independently provide advice and deal with queries of a specialist nature, interpret student requirements 
  • Give support to colleagues in dealing with queries and monitoring service objectives and standards 

Analysis and research 

  • Extend, transform and apply knowledge required from scholarship to teaching, research and appropriate external activities 
  • Determine relevant research objectives and prepare research proposals 
  • Contribute to the development of research strategies 

Team work, teaching and learning support 

  • Act as a responsible team member, leading where agreed, and developing productive working relationship with others 
  • Collaborate with colleagues to identify and respond to student needs both on campus and in the e-learning environment 
  • Design teaching material and deliver across a range of modules within subject area 
  • Use appropriate teaching, learning support and assessment methods 
  • Supervise student projects 
  • Contribute to the planning, design and development of objectives and material 
  • Identify areas of current provision in need of revision or improvement 
  • Set, mark and assess work and examinations and provide feedback to students 

 
Skills, knowledge, and experience

Essential Criteria - Grade 7  

Relevant qualification in education – PGCAP or equivalent 

Evidence of innovative and effective teaching including the use of technology and creative approaches to assessment and feedback 

Evidence of effective collaborative engagement with the student body 

Evidence of effective performance of academic administrative duties, including development of new modules and module leadership 

Demonstrable commitment to the School’s mission and vision  

Willingness to contribute to the pastoral care of students 

Willingness to collaborate with colleagues on modules and courses 

Evidence of membership of subject associations or professional bodies 

Desirable Criteria - Grade 7 

Experience of giving presentations at UK HEIs and national conferences 

Fellowship of HEA or on track to receive a Fellowship in the next two years 

Evidence of contribution to peer review and teaching development activities and dissemination of new teaching innovations and initiatives  

Evidence of reflective practice and communication of educational scholarship, through peer engagements, publications or conferences 

Evidence of engagement with external bodies for teaching including Advance HE, QAA, HEPI 

Evidence of receipt of internal funding awards for teaching and learning 

Evidence of co-supervision for PGR students in education-related areas 

Evidence of external engagement with relevant organisations in relation to education (public, private or governmental) 

Evidence of engagement with non UK HEIs and international educational bodies to share good practice and innovation in learning and teaching 

Essential Criteria - Grade 8 

Relevant qualification in education – PGCAP or equivalent 

Evidence of innovative and effective teaching including the use of technology and creative approaches to assessment and feedback 

Evidence of effective collaborative engagement with the student body 

Evidence of effective performance of academic administrative duties, including development of new modules and module leadership 

Demonstrable commitment to the School’s mission and vision  

Willingness to contribute to the pastoral care of students 

Willingness to collaborate with colleagues on modules and courses 

Evidence of membership of subject associations or professional bodies 

Evidence of contribution to peer review and teaching development activities and dissemination of new teaching innovations and initiatives 

Evidence of engagement with external bodies for teaching including Advance HE, QAA, HEPI 

Evidence of external engagement with relevant organisations in relation to education (public, private or governmental) 

Desirable Criteria - Grade 8 

Experience of giving presentations at UK HEIs and national conferences 

Fellowship of HEA or on track to receive a Fellowship in the next two years                      

Evidence of reflective practice and communication of educational scholarship, through peer engagements, publications or conferences 

Evidence of receipt of internal funding awards for teaching and learning 

Evidence of co-supervision for PGR students in education-related areas 

Evidence of engagement with non UK HEIs and international educational bodies to share good practice and innovation in learning and teaching 

This advertisement does  meet the requirements for a Certificate of Sponsorship under Home Office regulations and therefore the university will be able to offer sponsorship for this role. 

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