Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Financial Accounting

Kent Business School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Financial Accounting to join the Department of Accounting and Finance. We are looking for a dedicated scholar who is keen to make a strong contribution to teaching in this area, as well as to our student enterprise and business engagement activities. We encourage applications from candidates who are enthusiastic about contributing to teaching and programme administration and have strong connections with practice.

The successful applicant will lead and contribute to the delivery of Financial Accounting modules on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The School is particularly keen to appoint scholars with an expertise in teaching Taxation. Ability to teach Auditing would be advantageous.

The School welcomes applications from candidates with a strong teaching record in higher education but equally values practice-based scholarship and will consider applications from fully qualified practitioners with a strong track record of programme leadership and teaching in higher education. Prior experience of working in professional service firms or in an accounting/taxation role in industry would be advantageous. Candidates appointed at the Senior Lecturer level will be expected to make a strong contribution to the leadership of the group or wider cognate area.

While the post will be based at Canterbury, the successful candidate 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.

As Lecturer/Senior Lecturer you will:

  • deliver and contribute to the design of high-quality, demand-driven and student-centred taught programmes; as Senior Lecturer to provide academic leadership in this area
  • engage in individual and collaborative research and scholarship leading to high-quality publications at acceptable levels of volume and academic excellence, develop income from research, enterprise, or corporate engagement individually or in collaboration with others. As Senior Lecturer, to engage in internationally excellent and/or world-leading research and scholarship, leading research, enterprise or consulting projects, and to generate income.
  • contribute fully to the School and University by participating in meetings, working groups, committees and other School and University activities; at Senior Lecturer level, to support the management of the School, by taking on key roles and serve on School or University working groups or committees, as required.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • a Masters (or equivalent) in a relevant professional area
  • ability to teach a breadth of undergraduate and postgraduate modules, such as Financial Accounting, International Financial Reporting, Advanced Financial Accounting, Personal Taxation and Business Taxation
  • willingness to contribute to a cohesive and supportive corporate culture and a collegiate work environment

Kent Business School is an international Business School, with a global reputation for delivering research and teaching excellence. We are proud to be part of a selection of global business schools worldwide to hold double-accredited status (ACCSB and AMBA) and one of the leading Universities in the UK for academic research (in the REF2014 we ranked 17th for research intensity) and business engagement (gained the Small Business Charter Award in 2018).

As a dual-intensive Business School, our distinctiveness comes from a forward-thinking approach to business education. We place sustainable innovation at the heart of our educational outlook, underpinned by world-class research. We are interdisciplinary by nature, bringing innovative solutions to real world issues. We are integrated into the local business community as a hub for knowledge creation and exchange. We are proud that our industry collaborations and global partnerships benefit students, businesses and the community.

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Application Deadline:
Saturday, Mar 27, 2021
University of Kent
Kent Business School
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