Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Accounting & Finance
Location: Doha - Qatar
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent, Fixed- Term/Contract
Placed On: 20th April 2021
Expires: 3rd June 2021
About the Institution:
AFG College with the University of Aberdeen is a new and exciting higher education partnership forged in 2017. The partnership has created the first UK University in the State of Qatar offering mainstream degrees outside of Qatar Foundation. We celebrated our first cohort of graduates in 2021 and have seen significant growth in student numbers. We are committed to supporting the Aberdeen 2040 agenda https://www.abdn.ac.uk/2040/
With over 525 years of history, the ‘ancient’ University of Aberdeen is among the world’s leading higher educational institutions consistently ranked within the top 200 universities in the world and in 2019 achieved Scottish University of the Year. With ambitious growth plans for the future, AFG College with the University of Aberdeen, are looking to recruit committed academic professionals who are seeking new opportunities within the international higher education sector.
Currently there are over 700 students studying at our Qatar campus. To accommodate the growth in our student numbers a new branch campus is due to be opened in September 2022. This new campus will allow for further expansion in student numbers, degree offerings and research. These are particularly exciting times for both the University and the wider higher education sector in Qatar.
AFG College with the University of Aberdeen currently offers a range of undergraduate programmes and postgraduate programmes and expects to be launching new programs in the new academic year.
To meet this growing demand and in order to provide an excellent learning experience for our students, AFG College wish to recruit well-rounded academics with specialization in a range of areas of Accounting & Finance: Business Finance; Financial Management; Financial Accounting; Management Accounting; Audit Practice; Audit Theory; Corporate Finance and; International Financial Management. The ability to teach across subject areas including Business Management will be welcomed. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate their significant experience in teaching in Higher Education, recognized academic and teaching qualifications and sustained academic or professional engagement activities.
We shall consider applications from the accounting and finance professional with an extensive experience in industry, and good understanding of UK Higher Education. For example, hold full ACCA, FCCA, ICAEW, CIMA, CFA etc. They will have a track record of university teaching and learning and/or experience of training, educating and mentoring the development of others. Ideally candidates will have a teaching qualification, a recognition of the HEA or be willing to work towards their membership of a relevant Higher Education Professional Body.
It is desirable for candidates to hold a PhD or equivalent doctoral qualification achieved in the English language in a business and management-related discipline. However, professionals who do not possess a PhD but have a Master’s degree and significant industry experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants will need to evidence up to-date scholarship and/or professional engagement, interaction, and activities related to their field of teaching.
Transnational education experience will be an advantage for all applicants. The ability to teach in more than one business-related area is essential. In addition to their teaching responsibilities, successful candidates will also be expected to participate in the administration of the programmes, actively engage with industry and in relevant scholarship activities. Knowledge of the profession and links to industry will enhance the expectation that candidates will collaborate with other research faculty within the partnership and in the wider academic community in their area of expertise.
How to apply:
Suitably qualified candidates should download a copy of the information provided on https://bit.ly/2OQte8b which includes an application form and submit all of the required information to email@example.com.
Appointments will be made based on qualifications, HE T&L experience and ability to demonstrate academic leadership in T&L, scholarship, research and administrative contribution.
AFG College with the University of Aberdeen offer attractive expatriate packages commensurate with similar opportunities within the international higher education sector.
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