University College London
- Ref Number
- Professional Expertise
- Teaching, Teaching Support and Examination Support
- UCL BEAMS (B04)
- Working Pattern
- Full time
- £63,921 – £69,414
- Contract Type
- Working Type
- Hybrid (20% – 80% on site)
- Available for Secondment
- Closing Date
The UCL School of Management is home to UCL’s business and management research and education programmes. The School has forged a reputation for world-leading research and teaching in the areas of innovation management, the creation and growth of technology-intensive organisations, business analytics, and entrepreneurship. The research undertaken at the UCL School of Management has been rated as ‘world-leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ in the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF), placing us 2nd in the UK for Business and Management. The REF is the UK’s system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. It first took place in 2014, when UCL was ranked the number one UK university for research strength, and 72.5% of UCL School of Management’s research output was deemed to be ‘world-leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’. The REF 2021 results, released on 12 May 2022, show a significant increase in The School of Management’s scores, confirming our position as a leading UK institution producing innovative and disruptive research. This year 95% of our research outputs were deemed ‘world-leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’. The School is a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools. Our academic staff, comprised of 95 academic and education faculty, is organised around five research groups, Strategy & Entrepreneurship, Organisations & Innovation, Operations & Technology, Marketing & Analytics, and Finance, Accounting & Economics. We offer innovative undergraduate, postgraduate, MBA, MRes & PhD and executive programmes in Management, Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics, Business Information Systems, and Finance, designed to prepare students for leadership roles in the next generation of innovation-intensive organisations. The School is home to over 2,000 students, with more than 55% from outside the UK. The School’s faculty members also come from all over the world, with PhDs from Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Columbia, UCLA, North-Western, Cornell, Duke, Cambridge, and London Business School among others. The UCL School of Management takes full advantage of being part of a world-leading university through its interdisciplinary outlook and builds on close collaborations in both research and education with other UCL departments, including computer science, engineering, economics, psychology, public policy, statistics and medical sciences. Further information about the School can be found here: www.mgmt.ucl.ac.uk/
The UCL School of Management is looking to appoint a forward-thinking and committed full-time Associate Professor (Education) in Finance. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in empirical finance.
The post-holder will be expected to design and/or deliver and assess modules at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels. The postholder will be involved in dissertation/project supervision, personal tutoring, and a range of citizenship roles within the School and/or the wider UCL. As an Associate Professor, the post-holder will i) demonstrate active engagement with the interface between scholarship research and education and its implications for teaching in the Finance area; ii) participate in education activity with students at any level, generating impact; and iii) engage with networks and reach in the context of colleagues in within UCL and beyond both nationally and internationally.
The post holder will have solid knowledge of theory and practice in a disciplinary area related to finance and a relevant PhD or equivalent Doctorate in finance or economics.
The post holder will have significant experience of teaching undergraduates and/or postgraduate students.
To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact our HR team via email on [email protected]. An application should include a personal statement which maps against the criteria specified in the Person Specification, as detailed below.
Applicants should note that: This is post on the Education track (Teaching) and is not an academic research track post. In addition to other criteria, a Doctorate in a relevant area is essential.
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents we also offer some great benefits some of which are below:
41 Days holiday (including 27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days)
Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE)
Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan
Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service
Discounted medical insurance
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong.
We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce.
These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women.
You can read more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion here : https://www.ucl.ac.uk/equality-diversity-inclusion/
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