Senior Lecturer in Finance (Research & Teaching Track) (2 Posts) Job at University of Glasgow – in Glasgow

Job Description

Job Purpose

To make a substantial and positive contribution to the strategic direction of the School/College through leading and contributing to research of international standard, high quality teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, securing research funding, and providing academic leadership and management within the School/College. To actively engage in relationships with external stakeholders that advance knowledge exchange, public understanding and outreach.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Undertake a leading role in the development and implementation of individual and/or joint research projects of international standard, participating actively in the development of College/School research strategy.

2. Act as principal investigator or project leader on major research projects with a portfolio of research activity and publications of high quality and impact.

3. Take a lead in major funding bids and related activities, including Knowledge Exchange, which develop and sustain support for the subject area and recognised excellence for the University.

4. Undertake academic management and leadership roles and responsibilities to ensure high quality course/programme administration, setting and monitoring standards and lead on the development of policy and practice across research and teaching teams (beyond subject/school level).

5. Create and develop effective networks with students, staff across the University, and external stakeholders to oversee the embedding of key University priorities such as graduate attributes, professional requirements, work-related learning, transitions support, student mobility and quality enhancement within credit bearing and non-credit bearing activities.

6. Develop a strategic approach to embedding learning technologies across the Subject/School and College to support and enhance course/programme delivery, course organisation, feedback and assessment within campus based, blended and online provision.

7. Lead the development of inclusive and innovative approaches to teaching, learning and assessment that recognise the needs of a diverse student cohort, taking appropriate responsibility for managing associated cultural changes and staff support and development.

8. Regularly attend and participate in appropriate activities to effectively contribute to the subject specialism, through learned societies, professional bodies, broader review and editorial processes. Disseminate research findings locally, nationally and internationally to enhance learning within the discipline and to represent the University externally.

9. Through an established network of external stakeholders, increasingly influence public understanding and/or professional policy and practice aligned with the strategic priorities of the School/College/University.

10. Supervise individual student projects at both undergraduate and postgraduate level to ensure their effective development and assisting with difficulties e.g. learning support/problems.

11. Engage in continuing professional development activities as appropriate.

12. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of School.

13. To contribute to the enhancement of the University’s international profile in line with the University’s Strategic Plan – Inspiring People – Changing the World.


Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience


A1: Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent in related discipline with an extensive and established reputation in research and significant teaching experience within the discipline/subject area.

A2: Recognised expertise in subject discipline/specialism to develop new knowledge and understanding within the field.

A3: A thorough understanding of, and track record in, contributing to broader academic leadership and management at School/Service/College level.

A4: Sustained engagement with current practice and developing knowledge.

A5: Engagement with the current and future priorities of University/College/Service strategies, aims and ambitions.

A6: Membership of a relevant professional body, if applicable.


C1: Proven ability to plan and lead staff and efficiently deploy resources in support of major research and teaching activities.

C2: Ability to disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences to promote understanding.

C3: Ability to undertake academic leadership of groups/activities with substantial impact on finance and other resources.

C4: Ability to forge new and effective relationships with colleagues, internally and externally, to foster collaboration across the University and with colleagues in other institutions.

C5: Ability to demonstrate independent thought in order to generate original research and secure research income.


E1: Substantial track record of published research of international standard compatible with enhancing the School’s submission to the REF.

E2: Established track record of successfully securing funding for research projects, as appropriate for the subject specialism.

E3: Internationally recognised excellence and reputation in subject area and scholarship of teaching in the discipline.

E4: Proven track record of developing and devising teaching programmes, techniques and methods.

E5: Track record of student supervision and development/mentorship/coaching of early career academic colleagues in subject area/team.

Please note that as part of your application you must address and demonstrate how you meet EACH of the essential/desirable criteria . If you do not address each criteria in the format explained above you will not be shortlisted for interview.

Standard Terms and Conditions

The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade 9, £52,560 – £59,135 per annum.

This post is open ended and full time.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Professor Yannis Tsalavoutas, [email protected]

Closing Date: 12 July 2021.

The University of Glasgow is the current Times Higher Education (THE) University of the Year.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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