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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Department of Business & Enterprise)

Employer
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM
Location
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Salary
Lecturer- £37,099 - £41,732 per annum Senior Lecturer- £42,978 - £54,395 per annum
Closing date
8 Dec 2023

Salary: Lecturer - £37,099 - £41,732 per annum Senior Lecturer - £42,978 - £54,395 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time & Part-time roles considered
Closing Date: 08-12-2023 12 Midday
Support/Academic/Management: Academic

Are you ready to join a team of teaching-focused colleagues whose understanding of industry practice is inspiring the next generation of business leaders?

Based in the heart of England’s second city, the Business School at University College Birmingham is a centre of excellence for practice-focused higher education, producing skilled graduates who will help shape the future diverse industries including aviation, tourism, finance and retail. Receiving Silver in the 2023 ‘University of the Year’ and winner of the International category Whatuni Student Choice Awards, the University specialises in vocational courses in both the higher education and further education sectors and continues to grow its portfolio of apprenticeships. Many of our undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses are accredited and awarded by the University of Warwick, a Russell Group university ranked 8th in the UK in The Guardian’s 2023 league table and our strategic partner.

Under the leadership of our new Executive Dean, we are looking for outstanding, teaching-focused academic colleagues who can contribute their expertise in various areas of the School. Subjects of particular interest include -

  • Business Data Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Human Resource Management and Leadership
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management

We also welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates who can contribute excellent, practice-informed teaching to any of the School’s areas of interest.

To ensure your teaching is exciting and relevant, you will combine a good understanding of current scholarship in your area of specialism with an appreciation of contemporary business practice, gained through some personal experience in industry. Your industry insights will be the cornerstone in our drive for cutting-edge, interactive, and engaging lessons. University College Birmingham is renowned for its supportive culture, so your confidence in the classroom should be matched by your encouragement of our students’ ambitions. As a Senior Lecturer, you will also demonstrate experience of managing business curriculum for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

We are committed to providing the best facilities for all our students and have invested £160 million in our campuses to enhance the student experience and ensure students have the best environment for their education. We also invest in our team members, offering ample opportunities for professional growth. Those without teaching qualifications will be supported to achieve one, and everyone is helped to earn an HEA fellowship.

So, are you ready to inspire, educate, and embark on a transformative journey with us at University College Birmingham? If you are, we would be delighted to welcome you to an open morning at the Business School on Tuesday 7 November 2023 where you will have a tour of our facilities and meet some of the teaching staff and students on our programmes, who will address any questions you may have on the roles available and our work at University College Birmingham. Come and meet us. Be inspired.

Please contact recruitment@ucb.ac.uk for a place on this event.

Interviews will take place on a rolling basis and the University reserves the right to remove the advert at any time.

Closing Date - Friday 8 December 2023 at midday 

Benefits: 

  • Generous allocation of annual leave
    • 38 days’ paid leave per year
    • 12 Bank Holidays & Concessionary Days
  • Excellent Teachers’ Pension Scheme
    • Employer Contribution – 23.6%
  • Subsidised private healthcare provided by Aviva including a Digital GP Service.
  • Employee Assistance Programme inclusive of counselling services, financial wellbeing support and bereavement support
  • Annual health MOTs with our Registered Nurse
  • Excellent staff development opportunities including professional qualification sponsorship
  • A variety of salary sacrifice schemes including car, technology and cycle. 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking in central Birmingham
  • Free on-site gym membership

Standard information: All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted top in the International category in the prestigious 2023 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We were also awarded silver in the University of the Year category. The awards are voted for and by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students. 

You may need to obtain permission to work in the UK if you don’t already have the unrestricted right to work in any role. There are various types of visa which include the right to work. You can check if you need a UK visa using the Government’s online tool and find information about UK visa routes and the eligibility criteria that must be met for each route Work in the UK - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). All staff are required to prove their right to work in the UK before they start work.

UCB has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick - Ranked sixth in the 2022 Guardian League Tables and named the runner-up in the Times University of the Year 2022 and the Times University of the Year 2022 for Teaching Quality.

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to commencement. 
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