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Lecturer in Finance and Financial Markets
Ref. 50061684

Salary
£42,340 - £47,022 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Department/School
Westminster Business School

Location
Central London


This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week. 
 
The School of Finance and Accounting is continuing its expansion and seeking to recruit staff talent to meet its emerging priorities for delivering teaching excellence. The financial services sector is evolving in areas of smart and digital technology. The School is re-imagining its staffing provision to meet future student employment trends by building and acquiring expertise in finance, financial modelling, FinTech and RegTech (financial law, compliance and regulation).  

The School proudly hosts three Finance Masters’ courses (including our MSc FinTech with Business Analytics degree) and two UG Finance programmes. These subject areas are the University’s star performers. 
Many of our Finance degrees incorporate professional candidate bodies of knowledge in their syllabuses. We are affiliated or hold academic partner statuses with the CISI (as a Centre of Excellence), CFA and the Chartered Banker Institute.  

The ideal candidates will have a keen interest to teach students in a digital-led learning environment. You will be expected to demonstrate strong competences and expertise in the following areas, namely: finance, financial modelling, banking technology, and capital markets. Candidates with strong analytical, computational backgrounds together with interests in the rapidly emerging fields of Finance and RegTech are also invited to apply. 

You will join a team of highly qualified, expert and enthusiastic lecturers and researchers. The successful candidate for each post 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 be expected to contribute to our ambitious drive for growth and for meeting our student employability goals. A progressive, compassionate and responsible set of personal values are desirable along with strong personal attributes to work harmoniously with our staff and student communities. You will contribute to the planning, design and development of courses, modules and assessment.

As a Lecturer, you will have a post graduate degree or professional qualification and may be 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 hold 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.

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below. 

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We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

Closing date: midnight on 28 January 2022

Interviews are likely to be held on: TBC

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