UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE

Lecturer in Economics (Teaching & Scholarship)

Location
Dundee, Dundee City (GB)
Salary
£38,592 - £42,155
Posted
16 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Oct 2022
Ref
SBUS0071
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Reference Number: SBUS0071

Job Title: Lecturer in Economics (Teaching & Scholarship)

College/SASS: School of Business

School/Directorate: University of Dundee School of Business

Grade: Grade 7 (Lecturer) (£38,592 - £42,155)

Job Category: Academic

Closing Date: 13 October 2022

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties
We are seeking an exceptional candidate to enhance excellence in economics within the School of Business. The successful candidate would be a member of the Economic Studies discipline and would be expected to contribute to the success of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes – which include MA/BSc degrees in Economics, Financial Economics and Business Economics, MSc Business Analytics, a successful MSc in International Business, and any new programmes we will develop in the field, by taking an active role in their delivery and design.
 
Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate modules in both theoretical and practical settings, in particular expertise in applied economics, applied econometrics, business analytics and/or international economics would be particularly beneficial.
  • Use innovative teaching methods to deliver high quality and effective teaching at all levels to equip students with the skills, attributes and experience required for their future careers
  • Assist with the supervision of multi-disciplinary research projects at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, ensuring that each student receives an outstanding research experience
  • Supervise research students
  • Contribute to the scholarship activities of the Economic Studies discipline
  • Develop appropriate opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary scholarship with other academic, industrial partners and/or third sector partners, as well as participate and support scholarship activities
  • Seek out external grant income to support your scholarship
  • Carry out a range of administrative tasks within the school and provide academic support to students
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability and willingness to work collaboratively with others and be an effective team member
  • Travel on occasional University business to support the recruitment and/or partnership activities
  • Maintain a personal development programme as agreed with academic line manager

 
Summary of Skills, Experience and Qualifications
Essential:

  • PhD in a relevant subject
  • Clear evidence of excellence in University (or equivalent) learning and teaching
  • Experience of setting, marking, assessing work and examinations and providing feedback to students
  • Experience of supervision of undergraduate and taught postgraduate student projects
  • A developing scholarly profile and the ability to produce outputs in academic journals
  • Clear evidence of scholarship objectives and the ability to conduct individual or collaborative scholarship projects
  • Scholarship and teaching experience relating to different areas of economics
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of ability and willingness to work collaboratively with others
  • Evidence of effective team membership
  • Ability to prioritise and balance competing demands
  • Ability to engage and travel in occasional overseas recruitment activities

Additional Information:
To further discuss the details of this post, please email Dr Andrzej Kwiatkowski, Head of Economics, a.kwiatkowski@dundee.ac.uk.

As a University with an international reputation and student cohort, we are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community and culture. We are a place where people are valued as individuals, for their skills and knowledge and where we encourage and nurture success on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies and flexible working arrangements and have Staff Networks supporting our Disabled, LGBT+ and BAME staff. We have achieved several Athena SWAN Charter marks across our disciplines, and are members of Stonewall and Advance HE Race Charter.

The University holds Athena SWAN Bronze Award (https://www.dundee.ac.uk/equality-diversity/athenaswan/), which recognise the promotion of gender equality and have made further commitment to advancing inclusive culture which supports and encourages all under-represented groups.