Lecturer, Business School (BUS153A)

The Business School is looking to appoint a Lecturer in Finance with an interest in FinTech to contribute to our new MSc in Financial Technology (FinTech). 

School/Section: Business School
Division: Unspecified
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: £41,526 - £49,552
Ref No: BUS153A
Closing Date: 10-MAR-2021

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Job Description

We welcome applications from all areas of finance and related disciplines (e.g. Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science). An interest in distance learning would be welcome. We look to appoint entrepreneurial academics who are ready to join an ambitious and growing school.

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer in Finance with an interest in FinTech to contribute to our new MSc in Financial Technology (FinTech). We welcome applications from all areas of finance and related disciplines (e.g. Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science). Applicants need to have intermediate Python skills. It would be desirable if applicants have an interest in cybersecurity. An interest in distance learning would be welcome.

The successful candidate will be passionate about world-class research and delivering an excellent student experience. They will work with colleagues in the School towards developing a strong international reputation in their discipline that is aligned to the School’s mission and vision.

We are looking for people who combine research excellence and a high-impact research agenda with an enthusiasm to encourage and support research capacity building within the School and the University. Effective and innovative teaching are key aspects of the post.

At Lecturer level successful applicants will have also achieved initial publication success

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (£40,792 - £48,676 per annum) with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and potentially a period of probation. For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit http://www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here/

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa.  At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa.. Please do not hesitate to contact Marian Elliott-Jones (m.elliott-jones@abdn.ac.uk) for further information.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and personal statement of no more than two sides of A4, outlining your reasons for making an application.

Online application forms are available at www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

The closing date for receipt of applications is 10 March 2021.

Professor Martin Meyer, Dean and Head of the Business School+44-(0)1224 273411, email:  martin.meyer@abdn.ac.uk

or

Professor Gerhard Kling, Head of Finance

+44-(0)1224 273611; email gerhard.kling@abdn.ac.uk

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Meyer or Professor Kling.

Please quote reference number BUS153A on all correspondence

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff.

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