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Open Rank Academic Positions in Economics & Finance - QMUL21314

Department: School of Economics & Finance
Salary: £42,433 per annum (Lecturer) - £55,840 per annum (Senior Lecturer / Reader) (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL21314
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 17-Jan-2020
Closing date: 17-Feb-2020

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About the roles

The School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary University of London invites applications for two Teaching and Scholarship Lectureship positions, one of which will lead on the Student Experience and the other be an Educational Expert. Both positions are permanent appointments in any field of economics and finance. For both roles all academic levels will be considered: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader and Professor (equivalent to Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor).

Student Experience Lead

The first position will focus and lead on the student experience for the School’s undergraduate degree programmes. They will take a lead on the development of policies, procedures and strategies relating to the student experience, including student engagement, progression, academic advising and feedback processes. They will also take an active role in directly advising students on academic / pastoral issues. The successful candidate will play a vital role in ensuring the quality of the student experience, but will also be expected to contribute to the delivery of high quality teaching and assessment.    

Education Expert

The second position will take a leading role with respect to all teaching related matters requiring educational expertise. This will include further developments of the undergraduate curriculum, and the innovation of teaching methods within the School. As an Education Expert they will provide advice, guidance and training to colleagues regarding teaching methods, and they will manage and train the School’s Teaching Assistants. They will also be expected to contribute to the delivery of high-quality teaching and assessment.

In addition to the specific focuses outlined above, the post holder will be expected to undertake the core elements of a teaching and scholarship role as outlined in the attached job profile.  The successful candidates for both roles must have a PhD (or be close to completion for Lecturer level applicants) and/or relevant professional qualification and/or equivalent professional experience. Candidates should also have the ability to and appropriate experience of delivering high quality teaching and assessment. 

Please refer to the relevant job profile for the full range of duties and criteria at each level.

About Queen Mary

Queen Mary University of London is one of the world’s leading universities (in the top one per cent of universities in the world according to the Times Higher Education). It has an impressive reputation for academic excellence across the humanities, social sciences, law, medicine and dentistry, and science and engineering. The School is highly regarded as one of the top economics and finance departments in the UK.

Salary and benefits

All the appointments are full-time and permanent, but consideration will be given to candidates seeking part-time positions. Salaries are competitive and not less than £42,433 per annum (Lecturer) or £55,840 per annum (Senior Lecturer / Reader) inclusive of London Allowance. Professorial salaries will be commensurate with level, skills and experience. In addition, these posts attract market supplements and there is discretion to apply between 35% and 50% of salary depending on current market conditions. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, pension scheme and interest free season ticket loan.

Queen Mary’s salary scales can be found here:

Application process

Candidates must upload their curriculum vitae and complete an on-line application form by clicking on the link below.

Details about the school can be found at For general enquiries about the position please contact Derek Judge at, or call +44 (0)20 7882 8846.

An initial set of interviews is expected to take place in February, and the closing date for this is 17 February 2020. Review of materials will also be ongoing and continue until the position is filled, and no later than June 1, 2020.

We particularly welcome applications from women and BAME applicants who are currently underrepresented in the School.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

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