Kent Business School (KBS) is seeking to appoint 2 x Education and Research Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Financewith expertise in the following areas; Financial Markets, Financial Econometrics, Risk Management and/or Quantitative Finance to support the School’s continued growth in both size and calibre. We are looking for dedicated scholars who are keen to make a strong contribution to teaching 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, you will have developed an original and productive research agenda, demonstrating the ability or clear potential to publish in internationally-ranked, peer-reviewed journals. Evidence of income generation, impactful research, scholarship, or corporate engagement is expected in the case of appointments at Senior Lecturer level. We encourage applications from research led 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 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. As Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Finance you will: • Deliver and contribute to the design of high-quality, demand-driven and student-centred taught programmes; as Senior Lecturer, provide academic leadership in this area • Engage in or lead efforts to attract contract research or consultancy funding • 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 • Contribute to executive education programmes and Higher and Degree Apprenticeships To be successful in this role you will have: • PhD (or equivalent) in relevant area or near completion • Teaching experience in Financial Markets, Financial Econometrics, Risk Management and/or Quantitative Finance
• Evidence of successful publication activity in relevant 3* or 4* rated journals in the field of Finance (or potential to publish in the case of early career researchers) • Experience in delivering technology enabled learning and teaching Kent Business School 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. The School offers the post holder a supportive and collegial work environment as well as an attractive incentive package to include an excellent salary and research funding. While the post is based in Canterbury, you 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.
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