Lecturer in Accounting

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Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£40,322 - £49,553 per annum (Grade 6) + Pension (Employer contribution of 23%)
14 Sep 2020
27 Sep 2020
Accounting, Finance
Contract Type

Edinburgh Napier University Business School's aim is to grow the Accounting provision in the next academic year.

As a result, we have an opening for a lecturer in Accounting and would particularly welcome applicants who have specialised in the areas of Management Accounting and Finance. We will be appointing to one of the following academic pathways: ResearchLearning & Teaching or Professional Practice.

You will join the Accountancy, Finance & Law Subject Group in the School.  The group offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  Our BA (Hons) Accounting programme is accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) as well as attracting exemptions from the other major professional accountancy bodies including ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA and HKICPA (in Hong Kong) and our LLB is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland. 

About the school 

Edinburgh Napier Business School is of the largest modern Business Schools in Scotland, at the leading edge of innovation, with a strong academic reputation in undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education, and business research. The school is focused on the delivery of a portfolio of programmes which reflect the needs of students and places greater emphasis on practical experiences and application of learning.

To learn more about our Business School, watch this short video.

The role

You will be responsible for developing, designing and delivering teaching and student centred learning underpinned by academic scholarship and professional practice, within your assigned areas of responsibility.

You will be required to conduct individual and collaborative research projects within the Business School or elsewhere within the University, contributing to the research profile within your School and leading to the production of high quality research outputs/outcomes.

You will also contribute to the University's objective of growing our academic reputation for research-informed student learning.  Some travel will be required as a number of our programmes/modules are delivered internationally.

There are opportunities to teach in Hong Kong and Singapore so this role will be ideal for someone who likes international travel, cultures,  and this role presents opportunities to develop own research area.

Who we are looking for

  • A CIMA qualified accountant or, at the very least, an ACCA qualified accountant
  • Ideally, a doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrable evidence of a teaching/training specialisation in management accounting - preferably finance also - with teaching experience at all levels of the SCQF framework
  • Evidence of a strong professional accounting practice profile OR academic teaching and research profile

To know more about this exciting opportunity please here to view the role profile.

Additional information

Interviews: Monday 12th October

For an informal discussion about this positions, please contact James Brown jw.brown@napier.ac.uk

Please also note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment, as we are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.