Job Category: Teaching & Academics

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  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Iraq (IQ)
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: N/A
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Apr 20, 2019
  • Application Deadline: May 20, 2019

Job Description/Responsibility

  • The Business and Management Sciences (BMS) Department is making significant investment in new academic positions to support its strategic development within the next five years to enable the School and the Department to be a key player in Business Education, nationally, and internationally.

    The Lecturer/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor in Banking and Finance will contribute to the success and the growth of the School and the Department, especially in the areas of specialisation.

    VACANCY TITLE:     Lecturer/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor in  Banking and Finance 
    DEPARTMENT:    Business and Management Sciences (BMS)
    JOB FAMILY:       Academic
    HOURS OF WORK:     40 Hours/Week (Normally 08:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Sunday – Thursday)
    PLACE OF WORK:     University of Kurdistan Hewlêr
    REPORTING TO:        Dean of the School/Chair of the Department
    PROBATION:         12 Months
    APPLICATION DEADLINE:     Application is open until the position is filled
    JD VERSION (HR):     160717


    The Lecturer/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor in Banking and Finance, in consultation with the line manager, will:

    • Plan, develop, and deliver Undergraduate and Postgraduate modules in areas relating to Accounting and Finance, especially (but not limited to) Banking and Finance.
    • Assess students and stimulate them to have the opportunity to be engaged and challenged. 
    • Design appropriate assessment methods and ensure established standards are maintained and timescales adhered to.
    • Provide constructive and timely feedback to students and other stakeholders and advise on areas of concern and suggest improvement.
    • Supervise Undergraduate and Postgraduate dissertations and/or projects relating to Banking and Finance, especially in the areas of specialisation.
    • Carry out research and scholarly activities in Banking and Finance, especially in the areas of specialisation.
    • Ensure research outcomes are relevant and applicable to key areas of teaching and benefit the students, University and the Kurdistan Region.
    • Contribute, where appropriate, to knowledge transfer, income generation and consultancy activities of the University.
    • Develop new, and revise existing, Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes and modules to reflect latest developments in the subject areas.
    • Communicate effectively with other Schools/Departments/Units within the University, and other relevant external institutions. 
    • Build strong collaborative relationships with industries, academics, research centres, and/or government institutions.
    • Provide support, counselling and tutorials to students.
    • Work co-operatively with academic colleagues as a member of teaching and research teams. 
    • Create a positive image of the University by being responsive and promptly responding to requests and enquiries. 
    • Develop syllabuses and learning materials as appropriate and in accordance with University quality enhancement policy and processes, professional body requirements and with the aim of creating interest and learning amongst students. 
    • Participate in the daily life of the School and the Department by being involved in different pedagogic tasks and creating synergy between teaching, research and learning.
    • Contribute to the management tasks in the School and the Department if required.
    • Collaborate with colleagues and others in relation to student recruitment and marketing initiatives.
    • Participate in meetings, activities, and boards.
    • Assist the Dean of the School and the Chair of the Department in developing internal and external communities that promote the major field of study and the University.
    • Receive, understand and convey complex conceptual ideas or complex information.

    Examples include:
    a.    Giving a presentation to a group with diverse levels of understanding on a subject (e.g. Lectures, conference paper);
    b.    Presenting academic papers at workshops (internally or externally) or conferences;
    c.    Contributing to research group discussions regarding analysis of research, discussions with team members regarding scientific issues and problem solving;
    d.    Writing journal articles and material for publications;
    e.    Writing complex reports, letters or other documents dealing with complex, contentious and sensitive situations (e.g. writing a project plan for a committee, writing reports to grant awarding bodies on progress of research projects, preparing written analysis of research data);
    f.    Writing research grant applications.

    • Contribute to the School’s/Department’s co-ordination of programmes/modules through, for example, Module Co-ordinator responsibilities and/or to the management and administration of programmes.
    • Support the School and the Department in achieving consistency of performance by being an effective team member contributing to appropriate committees as part of the programme and quality assurance and enhancement processes.
    • Plan, prioritise and organise own work or resources to achieve agreed objectives.
    • Monitor progress against agreed action plans.
    • Contribute to the planning of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) activity in an appropriate area and all related aspects.
    • Undertake any other reasonable duties commensurate with the nature of the post and as requested by the line manager. The Dean can dedicate the position holder to participate in administrative posts beside the scientific activities. 

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About the Company

Company Name: University of Kurdistan
Address: University of Kurdistan Hewlêr, 30 Meter Avenue, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq, Abadan, IRAN

Company Profile: UKH is an English-speaking public University dedicated to being the region's leading centre of excellence in research and teaching and in the dissemination and application of knowledge to further the industrial, economic, cultural, environmental and social development of Kurdistan. The University has a focus to produce graduates with the expertise and intellectual capacity and curiosity required to meet the challenges facing Kurdistan, the wider region and world-wide.

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