DURHAM UNIVERSITY

ECON21-3 Assistant Professor in Finance (Education)

Location
Durham (County) (GB)
Salary
£43414 - £51805 per annum
Posted
19 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Sep 2022
Ref
22001423
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Department of Finance

The Department of Finance at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the role of Assistant Professor (Teaching). We welcome applications from those with teaching interests in the broad field of Finance and we are particularly eager to hear from applicants with a focus on Finance, Banking, Corporate Finance, Financial Econometrics, Quantitative Finance or Financial Economics.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of the Department's teaching and curriculum, while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in an exciting and progressive institution.

You will be expected to engage in scholarship related to pedagogy, noting that any other independent research (beyond pedagogy) is not part of this post. The appointment will be on the University's 'Teaching Track' career path, which provides clearly defined opportunities for progression against defined criteria.

Our department is part of the triple-accredited Business School, home to academics whose research is internationally renowned for intellectual rigour and for the benefits it brings to the society. You will be working with colleagues in our research centres of excellence specialised in areas such as Banking, Institutions and Development, Ethical Finance, Accountability and Governance, Quantitative Research in Finance and Economics, and Experimental Methods in Business Research and have the opportunity to work with others across the School and wider University. You will have an opportunity to teach and supervise our excellent undergraduate and postgraduate students and doctoral researchers. We work closely with business partners around the world, sharing insights, supporting innovation, and educating tomorrow's leaders.

Assistant Professors (Teaching) at Durham

The University is committed to enabling all of our colleagues to achieve their full potential. We promote and maintain an inclusive and supportive environment to ensure that all colleagues can thrive. Assistant Professors (Teaching) contribute to teaching, innovation and citizenship whilst fully focussing on the key skills which will secure their progression. Teaching quality and innovation is critical to ensure a first-class learning environment and curricula for all of our students. You will be supported to develop your teaching expertise and to engage in teaching innovation to embed our student experience.

All of our academic colleagues are encouraged to engage in wider citizenship to enhance their own development, to support their department and wider discipline, and to contribute to the wider student experience.

You will be expected to engage in scholarship related to pedagogy, noting that any other independent research (beyond pedagogy) is not part of this post. The appointment will be on the University's 'Teaching Track' career path, which provides clearly defined opportunities for progression against defined criteria.

We are confident that our recruitment process allows us to attract and select the best international talent to Durham. We therefore offer a reduced probation period of 1 year for our Assistant Professors (Teaching) and thereafter, subject to satisfactory performance, you will be confirmed in post.