Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Finance
University of Kent, Business School
United Kingdom

Kent Business School (KBS) is seeking to appoint an Education and Research 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 Education 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

While the School seeks to appoint to an open-ended position, we will also consider applications from early career researchers completing their PhD’s who can demonstrate potential to publish in relevant 3* or 4* rated journals, as judged by the Chartered ABS  International Guide to Academic Journal Quality. In these instances and similar cases, we reserve the right to make a 1 year fixed-term appointment.

Kent Business School (KBS) is a leading Business School, ranked in the top 30 in the UK and is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AASCB) which places KBS within the top institutions globally for business degrees, with only 5% of the world’s Business Schools attaining this accreditation.

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