Dublin City University Business School (DCUBS)
Lecturer in Finance

The DCU Business School mission is to educate business leaders and professionals for the global marketplace. Through our teaching, our research, and our engagement with industry, we proactively contribute to the development of individuals, industry and society. We offer an extensive range of taught programmes at the undergraduate, postgraduate, executive and doctoral levels. The Business School has a strategic commitment to undertake and publish research that advances knowledge and professional practice in business disciplines. Industry engagement is a hallmark of our activities.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Head of the Economics, Finance & Entrepreneurship group, and to the Executive Dean of DCU Business School, the successful candidate will undertake high quality teaching and research in the area of finance and contribute to the design, delivery and management of courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The successful candidate will also contribute to the overall academic management of the Business School.

The Economics, Finance & Entrepreneurship group brings together academics whose research interests span a wide range of areas. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate in interdisciplinary research both within the group and within the School.

MAIN DUTIES:
1. Research
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research activity within the group and the School by:
- Publishing new ideas and findings in national and international journals
- Maintaining an active and sustainable programme of research

2. Teaching
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to excellence in teaching by:
- Using a wide range of pedagogical methodologies that foster a positive learning environment for students
- Contributing to the development and delivery of Finance modules in the Business School at the highest academic standards
- Working proactively to improve existing modules and programmes

3. Management
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the management of the Business School by:
- Playing an active role in the administration and management of the EFE group and of the Business School
- Participating in Business School activities, such as committees and open days
- Participating if required in University and external committees

4. External Contribution
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the external profile of the Business School by:
- Establishing close working relationships with relevant organisations and professional bodies to enhance the School reputation with industry

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must hold a relevant honours degree, and possess, or have made significant progress towards completing, a PhD in the field of Finance. A minimum of three years teaching and research experience is necessary, and strong econometric skills are essential.

Appointments made above the bar require that the candidate holds or will obtain before the date of appointment a relevant doctoral qualification, and that the candidate has substantial research capacity and potential as well as extensive teaching experience.

Candidates should also demonstrate high calibre interpersonal and communication skills, together with evidence of successful teamwork and a general collegial approach.

All areas of Finance will be considered.

FURTHER INFORMATION Informal Enquiries to Professor Liam Gallagher, Tel: 003531 700 5399; Email: liam.gallagher@dcu.ie

Closing date: 7 September 2012

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications forms are available at: http://www4.dcu.ie/hr/vacancies/current.shtml and from:

The Human Resources Department
Dublin City University
Dublin 9
Tel: (01) 700 5149
Fax: (01) 700 5500
Email: hr.applications@dcu.ie

Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer.



Posted 8/27/12