Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Economics
University of Hertfordshire
Hatfield - United Kingdom
S: See advert
Lecturer UH7 £32,004 - £38,183 pa / Senior Lecturer UH8 £38,183 - £48,327 pa
FTE: 1.0 fte working 37 hours per week
Duration of contract: Permanent position
Opportunities have arisen to join the Economics Group of the Hertfordshire Business School. The group sits within the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics and is based at our De Havilland campus in Hatfield.This is a very exciting time for the University and the School. The University continues with its strategy of being the UK's leading business-facing university and under our new Dean, Professor Damian Ward, the School has identified within this a mission of transforming the lives of our students.
We are therefore looking for individuals who share these ideas to join us. All staff engage in teaching and are then given flexibility to look to contribute to the School's development in additional areas such as student experience, research and engagement with business and our international partners.
The Group has a large and successful UG programme. It also provides modules to other programmes within HBS.
The main duties and responsibilities of the job include:
• Contributing to and leading the teaching of economics modules on the undergraduate, postgraduate and executive programmes offered by the School.
• Engaging in scholarly and research activity in specialist and associated areas.
• Undertaking supervision of student projects and dissertations.
• Contributing, as appropriate, to administration.
• Maintaining and developing links with relevant professional bodies and academic groupings.
• Supporting the overseas activities of the School as appropriate.
• Performing such other duties as the Head of Department may reasonably require
Skills and experience required
Expert knowledge in economics
• A doctoral qualification in a relevant subject area
• A recognized HE teaching qualification or a commitment to working to achieve one within 12 months of joining
• Demonstrable commitment to developing the skills and knowledge of our undergraduate and postgraduate students
• Ability to work as part of a team and to tight deadlines
• Relevant applied research interests
• To be a member of, or a willingness to become a member of relevant professional bodies and academic groupings.
• Have experience of student project and dissertation supervision
• To be willing to travel overseas in support of, and the development of the School's international operations.
• To have experience of or a willingness to be involved in module management or other related duties.
• Have an enthusiasm to develop an external interface with business organisations and be involved in the business development activities of the School.
• Ability to work on a full-time rather than a fractional basis in order to help balance the profile of the group