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Senior Lecturer in Finance
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Salary: £48,308 - £55,241 per annum (Inc. LWA)

Department: School of Finance and Accounting

Location: Central London

The University of Westminster is embarking on an exciting period of change and growth, which includes the creation of a new School of Finance and Accounting. The subject area is one of the University’s star performers, with exceptional NSS and PTES student satisfaction scores and extensive professional recognition and accreditations.  The School hosts three Masters’ courses: an MSc in Finance and Accounting, an MSc in Finance with pathways in Banking/ International Finance and an MSc in Investment and Risk Finance. The School also offers two popular undergraduate degrees - BSc Accounting and BSc Finance - and contributes to a range of general business management courses. We are a CISI Centre of Excellence and a CFA UAP. 

We are looking to recruit one Senior Lecturer with expertise in financial markets, institutions and financial technology. Candidates with strong analytical and/or computational finance backgrounds, together with excellent teaching and research records in finance are preferred for this appointment. You will join a team of highly qualified, expert and enthusiastic lecturers and researchers. The successful candidates are expected to be capable of academic leadership and to demonstrate high personal performance as well as effective team working skills.    

You will contribute to areas such as international risk management, modern portfolio management, financial derivatives, entrepreneurial finance, banking, fixed income markets, High Frequency Trading and other areas experiencing growth in this discipline. You will be expected to be capable of contributing significantly to our ambitious drive for growth. You will also contribute to the planning, design and development of courses, modules and assessment.

You will have a PhD or appropriate relevant work experience in the profession and/or industry, supported by evidence, which demonstrates you are a recognised expert with an authoritative understanding of your specialised field or discipline. You will have gained this knowledge through very broad and extensive experience, having built on a sound understanding of concepts and principles, through your wide and significant exposure to complex practices and precedents, within either industry, consultancy or private practice.

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Closing date: midnight on 22 October 2018

Interviews are likely to be held on: 2 November 2018

Administrative contact (for queries only): Recruitment@westminster.ac.uk 

Please note: We are unable to accept applications by email. All applications must be made online. CV’s in isolation or incomplete application forms will not be accepted. 

We are fortunate to receive a large number of applications for our vacancies. Regrettably, we are not able to provide feedback to those job applicants who are not shortlisted, as it simply would not be manageable to do so. 

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