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Lecturer in Accounting
Ref. 50053334

£43,611 - £48,433 (Incl. LWA)

Westminster Business School

Central London

There are 2 posts that are full-time and permanent, working 35 hours per week.  

The School of Finance and Accounting is continuing its expansion in seeking to recruit staff talent to meet its emerging priorities for delivering teaching excellence. The accounting domain is evolving in areas of smart and digital technology, globalisation of reporting and disclosure standards and new forms of compliance and regulation. The subject area is one of the University’s star performers. The school proudly hosts five Masters courses. Our accounting degrees incorporate the professional bodies of knowledge that offer our graduates exemptions from the ACCA and CIMA accounting professional bodies.  

The ideal candidates will demonstrate an interest to teach students in a digital-led learning environment demonstrated by strong competencies and expertise in areas of financial accounting and management accounting. A candidate with strong analytical and computational backgrounds, together with an excellent teaching record in areas of accounting is desired for this academic appointment. 

You will join a team of highly qualified, expert and enthusiastic lecturers and researchers. The successful candidate is expected to be capable of working harmoniously in a close team-based environment, fully supporting management and showing capabilities of taking on academic leadership responsibilities.  

You will contribute to teaching in the broad subject areas of your expertise such as financial accounting, management accounting, computerised accounts and other areas experiencing rapid growth in the accounting domain. You will be expected to contribute to our ambitious drive for growth and to meet our student experience and employability goals. A progressive, compassionate, and responsible set of personal values is desirable along with strong personal attributes to work harmoniously with our staff and student communities in an EDI-compliant HEI environment. You will contribute to the planning, design and development of courses, modules, and assessments.

As a Lecturer, you will have or are working towards completing a PhD or appropriate relevant work experience in the profession and/or industry, supported by evidence, which demonstrates you are an expert with an authoritative understanding of your specialised field or discipline. You will also be working towards, or holding a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. 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 24 April 2023 
Interviews are likely to be held on: TBC

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