Glasgow Caledonian University
Lecturer in Accounting (1.2FTE)
We have open ended 1.2FTE Lecturer opportunities and ask candidates to confirm their preferred FTE/hours as part of the application process
Glasgow Caledonian University – the University for the Common Good – is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural University with a global outlook, dedicated to delivering social innovation. Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fifth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, 69th globally for social impact, and the top modern university in Scotland for research power. In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe.
GCU is committed to widening participation, delivering positive outcomes for our students, and we’re Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students. Guided by our inspirational Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE, and guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence – we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.
The Department of Finance, Accounting and Risk at Glasgow Caledonian University, based in the Glasgow School for Business and Society, is seeking a Lecturer in Accounting to provide a significant contribution to teaching and research in the general accounting field, with particular emphasis on the following specialisms: Ethics, Critical Accounting and Research Methods. This is a key area of strength for the University, with a flagship Undergraduate programme, the BA (Hons) Accountancy, MAcc Accountancy Graduate Apprenticeship programme, and Postgraduate offerings in the areas of Accounting, Finance and Regulation and Professional Accountancy (ACCA Route).
As such, the successful applicant will work as part of a close-knit programme team and be expected to teach and manage modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level, take on leadership roles as appropriate, and engage in further development of the subject area to ensure academic rigour and a curriculum that is numerate, challenging and informed by up-to-date scholarly research.
Applicants must possess a PhD or PhD near completion or equivalent higher qualification. Applicants should ideally possess relevant qualifications in the subject area and have demonstrated experience of teaching to the wider academic or professional community, working as part of a team, and have the potential for an emergent research profile in an area consistent with the strategic direction of the Department. Significant industry experience would be looked upon favourably and the post could suit an individual with an extensive industry background able to demonstrate the potential for excellent teaching and research.
Further details on this post are available by contacting Dr Jane Burt, Department of Finance, Accounting and Risk at email@example.com.
You can apply for this role through the Glasgow Caledonian University vacancies page www.gcu.ac.uk/jobs/jobs