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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in International Business (R&T)

Published 2022-11-21

Job Purpose To take a leadership role by conducting world-leading research in International Business and/or International Management, delivering research-led education, and demonstrating excellence in teaching that supports the strategic objectives and priorities of the School/College in line with the University’s ambitions. The post holder will make a substantial contribution to enhancing research and student learning experience within the School/College. For appointment at Grade 9, to undertake substantial responsibilities associated with managing external stakeholder relationships that enhance the University’s reputation, advance knowledge exchange, public understanding and outreach, and providing academic leadership and management within the School/College. Main Duties and Responsibilities 1. Pursue and deliver independent research proposals and/or collaborative research projects, project managing research activities, supervising and taking responsibility for the research team. Securing external resources to support research individually and/or jointly, as appropriate to the subject area.2. Develop an expert reputation in the field by effective dissemination and publishing of research findings in leading journals and conferences, and where appropriate undertaking knowledge exchange activities.3. Make a substantial contribution to developing and enhancing the research profile of the School/College. Establishing and leading research collaborations with appropriate individuals and groups within the University, including multi-disciplinary links, and developing external research collaborations both nationally and internationally, to ensure that research activities are at the forefront of the field.4. Actively contribute to the effective management and administration of the College/School, assuming responsibility for the management of allocated resources and contributing to the wider organisation of the subject area.5. Carry out course administration within required timescales ensuring effective communication of information, in particular assessment requirements and criteria and timely and constructive feedback on assessment.6. Develop effective approaches which enhance intellectual understanding and innovation in the field and support and enhance course delivery, course organisation, feedback and assessment. This may involve blended and/or online provision.7. Ensure an inclusive and evidence-based approach to facilitating learning in a range of face to face and potentially online delivery formats such as tutorials, lectures, problem based learning, that promotes student participation and learning outcome attainment.8. Develop effective working relationships with students and early career staff in the subject specialism, providing specialist advice, support and academic leadership. Work in partnership with relevant student services teams, respond appropriately to the diverse range of learning approaches and learner needs.9. To supervise project work at undergraduate and masters levels and take forward the supervision and training of postgraduate research students.10. Engage in continuing professional development activities as appropriate.11. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of School.12. To contribute to the enhancement of the University’s international profile in line with the University’s Strategic Plan - Inspiring People – Changing the World. For appointment at Grade 9: In addition to the duties and responsibilities above: 13. Undertake a leading role in the development and implementation of individual and/or joint research projects of international standard, participating actively in the development of College/School research strategy. Disseminate research findings locally, nationally and internationally to enhance learning within the discipline and to represent the University externally.14. Take a lead in major funding bids and related activities, including Knowledge Exchange, which develop and sustain support for the subject area and recognised excellence for the University. Through an established network of external stakeholders, increasingly influence public understanding and/or professional policy and practice aligned with the strategic priorities of the School/College/University.15. Undertake academic management and leadership roles and responsibilities to ensure high quality course/programme administration, setting and monitoring standards and lead on the development of policy and practice across research and teaching teams (beyond subject/school level).16. Develop a strategic approach to embedding learning technologies across the Subject/School and College to support and enhance course/programme delivery, course organisation, feedback and assessment within campus based, blended and online provision. Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience Knowledge/Qualifications Essential: A1: Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent in related discipline with a growing reputation for scholarship within the subject area.A2: Membership of relevant professional body, where appropriate.A3: Extensive breadth and depth of knowledge in the specialist subject/discipline to develop research and teaching programmes/methodologies/learning support.A4: Established reputation in research and teaching, including an international research profile in the subject area. For appointment at Grade 9: A5: Recognised expertise in subject discipline/specialism to develop new knowledge and understanding within the field.A6: A thorough understanding of, and track record in, contributing to broader academic leadership and management at School/Service/College level.A7: Engagement with the current and future priorities of University/College/Service strategies, aims and ambitions. Skills Essential: C1: Proven ability to design, review and enhance multiple learning, teaching and assessment programmes.C2: Ability to communicate complex or conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge and understanding, and developing early career academic colleagues.C3: Ability to contribute to broader leadership and management activities along with an awareness of current and future priorities of the University/College/School/Service.C4: Effective organisation skills to manage time and prioritise as appropriate research, teaching and administrative responsibilities.C5: Ability to work on own initiative to contribute to the research and teaching activities within the School/College.C6: Proven ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines/institutions in developing and progressing research. For appointment at Grade 9: C7: Proven ability to plan and lead staff and efficiently deploy resources in support of major research and teaching activities.C8: Ability to undertake academic leadership of groups/activities with substantial impact on finance and other resources. Experience Essential: E1: Established track record of research outputs and of applying for, and securing, external research funding compatible with enhancing the School’s research profile in accordance with School objectives.E2: Experience and achievement in the relevant field reflected in an expanding personal academic portfolio.E3: Experience of developing and demonstrating teaching and research methods and devising models, approaches, techniques, critiques and methods.E4: Track record of continuous engagement with current practice and developing knowledge.E5: Experience of planning and progressing work activities within professional guidelines or organisational policy, applying initiative and independent judgement. For appointment at Grade 9: E6: Internationally recognised excellence and reputation in subject area and scholarship of teaching in the discipline.E7: Track record of student supervision and development/mentorship/coaching of early career academic colleagues in subject area/team.

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