KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

Senior Lecturer or Reader in Economics

Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Grade 8 £56,060 - £64,405 or Academic Reader Grade, £56,397 - £68,594
Posted
16 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

King's Business School is the ninth and newest faculty at King's College London, emerging out of the renowned School of Management & Business. There are presently 140 academic staff and a full range of undergraduate, masters and PhD programmes. The Economics group of the King's Business School is seeking to fill a position of Senior Lecturer/ Reader.

We are looking for a mid-career candidate with a strong research profile and a commitment to excellence in teaching. The King's Business School and the Economics group are a thriving international research and teaching community. King's Business school is located in Bush House, a historical building in the heart of London. Candidates must hold a PhD in Economics, have a high-quality track record of publications in leading refereed journals and possibly in securing research income. They should be able to teach to the highest standards at undergraduate and postgraduate level. We expect the candidate to have previous experience in an academic position at assistant or associate level (in UK, lecturer at least).

Key responsibilities:

Concise summary of key responsibilities in bullet point form Key responsibilities

  • To contribute to the School's research profile and reputation through publication in top international journals and participation in the major academic networks.
  • To take a role in the planning, organisation and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • To carry out a range of academic management duties as requested by the Executive Dean.
  • Lead and sustain top-quality research activity through a portfolio of individual and/or joint research projects and to secure the funding required for this research as required.
  • Supervise, guide and support postgraduate research students and/or research staff.
  • Attend meetings and internationally recognized conferences to present research findings and thereby enhance the national and international standing of the School.
  • Take responsibility for the planning, organisation and delivery of both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching activities within the School.
  • Develop and use a variety of methods to assess student learning and provide feedback that is timely, relevant and appropriate.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties that may be required by the Head of Group.

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

Skills, knowledge, and experience:

Essential criteria - Reader Grade

  • PhD in relevant subject area
  • Appropriate list of relevant publications
  • Evidence of world-class research capacity
  • Significant experience of developing research projects on collaborative funding bids
  • Significant experience of teaching at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level
  • Significant experience of carrying out academic administration
  • Significant experience of being innovative in teaching and curriculum design
  • Significant evidence of research experience
  • Engagement in professional organisations (conference papers, workshops, memberships)
  • Temperament suitable to teaching and research
  • Willingness to contribute to the pastoral case of students
  • Desire to promote the subject at all levels

Desirable criteria - Reader Grade

  • Willingness to collaborate with colleagues in the Faculty and university
  • Experience of being a team player

Essential criteria - Grade 8

  • PhD in relevant subject area
  • Appropriate list of relevant publications
  • Significant evidence of world-class research capacity
  • Significant experience of developing research projects and collaborative funding bids
  • Significant experience of teaching at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level
  • Significant experience of carrying out academic administration
  • Significant experience of being innovative in teaching and curriculum design
  • Engagement in professional organisations (conference papers, workshops, memberships)
  • Commitment to teaching and research
  • Willingness to contribute to the pastoral care of students

Desirable criteria - Grade 8

  • Experience of being a team player
  • Significant desire to promote the subject at all levels
  • Willingness to collaborate with colleagues on courses