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Lecturer in Accounting (BIT/Teaching Intensive)

£40,792 - £50,630 per annum
University of Reading

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Henley Business School at the University of Reading is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Accounting who will undertake teaching, scholarship, and academic administration in the area of accounting for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and to contribute to the delivery of the BA Accounting programme in collaboration with Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) in China. The post is based in Reading (Whiteknights) with one term each year spent teaching in Beijing.

The BA Accounting programme is a four-year degree programme delivered at BIT in Beijing by a combination of BIT faculty and University of Reading faculty. Upon completion of the programme, students receive double degrees from the University of Reading and BIT. There are around 550 students currently studying on the programme.

You will be part of a vibrant global institution that continuously seeks to improve upon everything we do and be recognised for being a truly international business school, the excellence of our learning experience, world-class research and thinking, our sense of community and responsibility, the strength of our networks, and the breadth and depth of our relationships with industry. This is reflected in the subject area of accounting in which we value the balance between research and practice.

  • The post holder will:teach a range of modules in the broad area of accounting and financial management as agreed by the Head of Business Informatics, Systems and Accounting (BISA); ability to teach audit/assurance, ethics and/or financial reporting will be an advantage; a professional qualification in accounting and an experience in delivering professional subjects in accounting is also an advantage.spend a term (around 3 months) each year in Beijing to deliver courses at Beijing Institute of Technologyengage in scholarship leading to innovations in teaching
  • engage in scholarship leading to innovations in teaching
  • participate in the teaching and assessments of the modules and support the compliance with the University's teaching quality assurance standards and procedures
  • take on administrative duties and academic citizenship activities appropriate for his/her expertise and experience.

You will have:

  • a PhD/DBA (or close to completion) in accounting or a closely related area or a professional qualification in accounting
  • demonstrable ability to teach at a high standard at UG and PG level, and to a variety of audiences
  • specialist knowledge of accounting subjects and related areas sufficient to be able to provide high quality teaching
  • teaching experience at a HE institution or evidence of innovation in teaching suitable for HE
  • willingness to make positive contributions to the international collaboration between BIT and the University of Reading as well as openness and adaptability to different cultures.

Closing Date - 17th September 2019

Interview Date - 15th October 2019

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Contact role:

Head of BISA

Contact role:

Programme Director

Contact name:

Prof Keiichi Nakata

Contact name:

Dr Dan Luo

Contact phone:

+44 (0) 118 378 4423

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 7882

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The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

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