Lecturer (or Senior Lecturer) in Finance

A strong teaching record in one or more disciplines related to our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in finance, especially in areas where the…...

Job title: Lecturer (or Senior Lecturer) in Finance
Department: School of Finance and Management (SFM)
Contract Type: Permanent (Successful candidate must be based in the UK for the duration of their contract)
Salary: Grade 8 Lecturer £45,089 – £53,115 (Inclusive of London Allowance)
Grade 9 Senior Lecturer £54,597 – £62,698 (Inclusive of London Allowance)

Location: Bloomsbury, London
Hours: 35 per week

Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity to work as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Finance at one of the most prestigious universities in London? This could be the next role for you.

About the Department
The School of Finance and Management (SFM) at SOAS University of London is a leading centre for research in finance and management that aims to enhance theoretical and empirical understanding of finance and management in a global context.

Research in SFM combines specialist knowledge of financial and management systems in Africa, Asia and the Middle East with more conventional international analysis of Europe and the Americas. SFM is home to SOAS Centre for Global Finance. SFM also hosts: the ESRC-DFID research project on ‘Inclusive Finance, involving a large international research network; the ESRC-NSFC project on “Research on China’s Financial System towards Sustainable Growth”; and the ESRC-ICSSR project on “UK-India Bilateral Trade in FinTech and FinTech-Enabled Services: Emerging trends and potential for growth”. See https://www.centreforglobalfinance.org/

About the Role
We are looking for an outstanding, highly motivated and enthusiastic individual who can make a significant contribution to our research in finance and who will be an active member of the Centre for Global Finance. The candidate is also expected to deliver high quality teaching on our flagship programmes at the BSc, MSc and supervision of PhD students. The responsibilities of the post include serving as the Convenor for the department’s bespoke MSc International Financial Management degree programme.

About you

You will need to demonstrate:

  • You hold a PhD in the area of Finance, or a related field
  • Proven track record of publications in world-leading or internationally-excellent journals
  • A strong teaching record in one or more disciplines related to our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in finance, especially in areas where the department wishes to build specialist skills, such as: derivatives and risk management; portfolio analysis and investments; blockchain and distributed electronic ledger (DEL) technology applications to financial institutions and markets; and Big data/Artificial Intelligence/Machine learning methods in finance
  • Proven administrative and organisational skills;
  • A solid understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion, and how these principles can be applied in a higher education setting

You can find further information in the Job Description and Person Specification, along with a full list of duties and responsibilities, which can be found on the SOAS website.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete the Unbiased application form, please note you will not be able to upload a CV. References will be requested (with consent) along with Publications for those candidates shortlisted at interview

Closing date: Wednesday 16th June 2021
Completed applications must be received by 23:59 on the closing date of to be considered.
Interviews to be held: week commencing 12th July 2021

Further information

For informal discussion about the role only, please contact either Dr Ben Hardy, Head of School of Finance and Management, email: bh32@soas.ac.uk or Prof. Victor Murinde, AXA Professor in Global Finance email: vm10@soas.ac.uk If you have any questions or require any assistance with regard to the application process, please contact hr-recruitment@soas.ac.uk, please do not contact Ben or Victor

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At SOAS we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background.