University of Kent Career Opportunities Jobs SS-026-19 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Finance (Teaching and Research)


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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Finance (Teaching and Research)

Kent Business School

Location:  Chatham
Salary:  £34,189 to £58,089 per annum
Grade:  Grade 7 to Grade 9
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date:  Friday 03 May 2019
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 03 June 2019  (unless otherwise stated)
Interview Date:  Tuesday 25 June 2019
Reference:  SS-026-19

Kent Business School (KBS) is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Finance to support the expansion of our Medway campusWe are looking for a dedicated scholar who is keen to make a strong contribution to teaching and research as well as our student enterprise and business engagement activities. 

The successful applicant will lead and contribute to the delivery of our Finance modules on both our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Apart from a successful teaching record, the post holder will have developed an original and productive research agenda, demonstrating the ability or clear potential to publish in internationally-ranked, peer-reviewed journals. 

We encourage applications from educators with experience in demand-driven curriculum development, technology-enabled learning, and/or executive education and Higher and Degree Apprenticeships. We particularly encourage applications from prospective candidate whose work relates strongly to the School’s mission of sustainable innovation.

While the post is based at Medway, the successful candidate may be expected to take up teaching and other responsibilities at the University’s other campuses, study centres and off campus for the delivery of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships. 

The School offers the post holder a competitive salary, generous support for research/scholarship as well as a collegial and cohesive work environment. Colleagues are engaged and present for most of the working week to ensure time for exchange and collaboration. Colleagues on Teaching and Research contracts will benefit from comparatively moderate contact hours (typically 6-7 hours per week per term).

As Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Finance you will:

  • Undertake research and scholarship, independently and collaboratively, and at Senior Lecturer level provide leadership to more junior academic colleagues within the group and the School as required
  • Prepare articles of world-leading and internationally excellent quality for submission to refereed academic journals and grant applications, or engage in scholarship at the forefront of the discipline.
  • Engage in the School’s student enterprise and employability activities.
  • Engage in or lead efforts to attract contract research or consultancy funding.

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • PhD (or equivalent) in relevant area or near completion
  • Teaching experience in the area finance and investment
  • Evidence of successful publication activity in relevant 3* or 4* rated journals
  • Experience in delivering technology enabled learning and teaching

Kent Business School is a leading business school, ranked in the top 30 in the UK. Engaging teaching, world-class research, professional partnerships and an international community create an exciting atmosphere in which to learn, where innovation is encouraged and challenges welcomed. We are a research-intensive business school that produces rigorous and relevant knowledge which informs and impacts on the practice of management. 

For informal discussion only, please contact Professor Martin Meyer, Dean of Kent Business School, You may also contact Professor Marian Garcia, Professor of Marketing and Innovation and Academic Lead for Medway ( and Professor Radu Tunaru, Head of the Finance Subject Group (

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Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

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