Lecturer in Accounting (Teaching &Scholarship) University of Dundee United Kingdom

Lecturer in Accounting (Teaching &Scholarship)


Grade 7              (£35,550-£38,883)

We are seeking an exceptional candidate to enhance the excellence in teaching and professional practice in the area of Accounting within the School of Social Sciences and the University of Dundee School of Business (UDSB). Preference will be given to candidates who have an interest in developing the accounting profession, experience of accreditation (with the main accountancy based professional bodies) and an interest in tax and audit. The successful candidate will be expected to take an active role in the teaching of our successful post-graduate Masters of Professional Accounting programme as well as supporting our undergraduate teaching, and any new programmes we will develop in the field. In addition to teaching and administrative duties, the successful candidate will bring to the role excellence in scholarship and professional practice with demonstrable impact on the development of professional accountants. .

Summary of Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Person Specification Essential:

-             PhD or equivalent professional experience

-             Fellowship or Membership of one of the main professional bodies in accounting (ACCA, ICAS, CIMA, CIPFA, CAI, ICAEW etc.)

-             Clear evidence of excellence in University learning and teaching

-             Experience of teaching accounting particularly tax, audit and management accounting

-             Experience of setting, marking, assessing work and examinations and providing feedback to students

-             Experience of supervision of undergraduate and/or taught postgraduate student projects

-             Ability to develop links with the main professional accounting bodies including accreditation

-             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


-             Experience of curriculum development and review

-             Experience of successful international recruitment

-             Experience of Public Engagement

-             Membership of the Higher Education Academy

College / School / Directorate Information

To further discuss the details of this post, informal inquires may be made to Professor Kevin Grant,  k.grant@dundee.ac.uk

 For further information or to apply for this position, please visit: www.dundee.ac.uk/jobs

Closing date for applications is 19 January 2018.

Additional Information

The University of Dundee is a diverse community and we are committed to opportunity for all. We have a flexible and supportive working environment, offering a range of family friendly policies’. We have staff networks for LGBT and BME staff and a comprehensive Disability Service. We are also holders of an Athena Swan Bronze Award and members of Stonewall.

We welcome applications from all who meet the requirements for the post and in particular women and BME staff, who are currently under represented in the School.

The University of Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity, No. SC015096.

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