Teaching-focused Lectureship in Economics ( Dubai ) - Birmingham Business School - 95672 - Grade 8

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Teaching-focused Lectureship in Economics ( Dubai ) - Birmingham Business School - 95672 - Grade 8 - (2000006W)



Position Details


Birmingham Business School
Discipline: Economics
Location: Dubai, UAE
Full time / Part time: Full time
Duration of post: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Grade / Band: Grade 8
Terms and Conditions: Academic (Dubai)
Closing date: 14 February 2020
Conditions: Academic

The development and opening of our Dubai Campus in September 2018 has marked us as the first global top 100 and Russell Group University to establish a campus in Dubai. Initially we are offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including Economics, Teacher Education, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering and Business. Our ambition over the next ten years is to grow the University of Birmingham Dubai to around 4,500 students studying on a full range of programmes; and to establish an active programme of research.


With a strong tradition of teaching excellence The University of Birmingham Dubai provides opportunities for students to study on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to the same recognised high standards as those delivered on the University’s UK campus in Birmingham.

Over the next 5 years we will be establishing a sector leading campus at the heart of Dubai’s rapidly developing international educational hub with the talent, creativity and tenacity that will help realise our ambition, strength, and commitment to being an outstanding global university.


The new University of Birmingham Dubai Campus is located in Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), a dedicated site hosting 25 international universities and colleges located in easy reach of the internationally renowned Dubai business district and 23 km from centre of Dubai. The University of Birmingham Dubai exemplifies the qualities and values we have championed for more than a century. We collaborate with partners across the world to create ground-breaking research, deliver innovative teaching and create opportunities for staff and students to gain international experience. There has never been a more exciting time to become a part of the University of Birmingham and to join our mission to deliver a world-class British university education in the global city and international hub of Dubai.


Role Summary


The University of Birmingham Business School, is seeking to appoint a teaching focused Lecturer who will be based in the University of Birmingham’s Dubai campus.


As a teaching focused lecturer you will contribute to the development, delivery and management of the Business School’s programmes (as appropriate to the disciplinary area) in Dubai. As such you will work extensively with colleagues leading the BSc Accounting and Finance, MSc International Business, BSc Management, and BSc Economics in Dubai and in the UK, as well as contribute to the management, leadership and enterprise activities of the school.


Main Duties


Teaching focused Lecturer role-holders will:

• Contribute to leading curriculum development and/or renewal; and
• Develop and manage approaches to teaching and learning that are innovative to the subject area or institution; and
• Advise others on aspects of learning, teaching and assessment; and
• Deliver (where appropriate to the discipline) specific professional programmes; and
• Advance the practice of teaching in their modules and within the school, and play an important role in student academic support; and
• Inform their teaching practice by discipline based research; and
• Frequently update their own subject expertise, and undertake personal professional development in teaching, including self-reflection on own teaching, using student and peer review feedback, to enhance own teaching and learning processes; and
• Typically carry a higher teaching load than those staff who carry out both teaching and research; and
• Develop and make substantial contributions to knowledge transfer and enterprise (including business engagement, public engagement) and similar activity that is of manifest benefit to the College and the University.


In addition, they may play an important role in the recruitment and admission of students; and co-supervise, with a research focused or research and teaching focused member of staff, doctoral students to completion.


Required Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, Experience


You will:

• Normally, hold a higher Degree (usually PhD) in a relevant Subject area or a closely related discipline or equivalent qualifications and/or experience.
•  Have extensive teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism.
•  Be able to devise, advise on and manage learning.
•  Possess skills in managing, motivating & mentoring others successfully at all levels.


In return you will receive a competitive package and be a key part of expanding and ambitious University as we develop our international reputation and global footprint.


The University of Birmingham is an Athena Swan Bronze award holder and committed to providing a supportive work environment for our staff and providing equal opportunities in our recruitment process. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and will take flexible working option into consideration during the process.


Further details relating to this position as well as our developing Dubai Campus can be found at http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/dubai/work-with-us/index.aspx
The closing date for applications is 14 February 2020.

For further information please contact Professor Kim Scharf, K.Scharf@bham.ac.uk , +44 (0)121 415 9075
Please register and submit your application through our careers website, as we do not accept unsolicited resumes sent via email.


The University of Birmingham is an equal opportunity employer.
We value diversity at The University of Birmingham and welcome applications from all sections of the community
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Primary Location
: AE-AE-Dubai
Work Locations
 Dubai International Academic City341799
: Academic Non-clinical
: The University of Birmingham
: Regular
Job Posting
: 14.01.2020, 10:16:22 AM
Grade (for job description): Grade 8
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