Lecturer in Economics Education


London, Strand Campus


  • Posted on: 02nd Feb 2021
  • Salary: Grade 7, £46,292 - £54,534
  • REF: 014528
  • Closes: 28th February 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description

King’s Business School is the ninth and newest faculty at King’s College London, emerging out of the renowned School of Management & Business. There are presently 140 academic staff and a full range of undergraduate, masters and PhD programmes. The Economics group of the King’s Business School is seeking to fill a position of Lecturer in Economics (Education).

We are looking for a candidate with a strong commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching**.** The King’s Business School and the Economics group are a thriving international research and teaching community. King’s Business school is located in Bush House, a historical building in the heart of London. Candidates must hold a PhD in Economics, and should be able to teach to the highest standards at undergraduate and postgraduate level. We expect the candidate to have previous experience in a teaching position. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are currently under-represented within the faculty at this level.
Key responsibilities

• Take responsibility for the planning, organisation and delivery of both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching activities within the School.
• Develop and use a variety of methods to assess student learning and provide feedback that is timely, relevant and appropriate.
• To take a role in the planning, organisation and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
• To undertake pedagogical innovation or research.
• To carry out administration as requested by the Executive Dean, the Vice Dean for Education or the Head of Group.
• Engage in the activities of the economics group, including attending group meetings and seminars.

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.
Skills, Knowledge, and experience
Essential Criteria

  • Relevant qualification in education – PGCAP or equivalent
  • Evidence of innovative and effective teaching including the use of technology and creative approaches to assessment and feedback
  • Evidence of effective collaborative engagement with the student body
  • Evidence of effective performance of academic administrative duties, including development of new modules and module leadership
  • Demonstrable commitment to the School’s mission and vision
  • Willingness to contribute to the pastoral care of students
  • Willingness to collaborate with colleagues on modules and courses
  • Evidence of membership of subject associations or professional bodies
  • Fellowship of HEA or on track to receive a Fellowship in the next two years
  • Evidence of contribution to peer review and teaching development activities and dissemination of new teaching innovations and initiatives

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of giving presentations at UK HEIs and national conferences
  • Evidence of reflective practice and communication of educational scholarship, through peer engagements, publications or conferences
  • Evidence of engagement with external bodies for teaching including Advance HE, QAA, HEPI
  • Evidence of receipt of internal funding awards for teaching and learning
  • Evidence of co-supervision for PGR students in education-related areas
  • Evidence of external engagement with relevant organisations in relation to education (public, private or governmental)
  • Evidence of engagement with non UK HEIs and international educational bodies to share good practice and innovation in learning and teaching

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