Job Vacancies

Welsh Medium Lecturer in Business Management and Rural Enterprise

Institute/Department
Aberystwyth Business School
Salary Scale
35,550 - 38,833 per annum
Duration
Cyfnod penodol tan 31 Gorffennaf 2019 / Fixed term until 31 July 2019
FT / PT
Full Time
Weekly Hours
36.5
Interview Date
29 Ionawr / January 2018
Preferred Start Date
1 Chwefror / Febuary 2018
Closing Date
04/02/2018
Ref No
1827

Job Description

To promote a flexible workforce, the University will consider applications from individuals seeking full time, part time, job share, or term time only working arrangements.

 

Applications are invited from individuals with research and teaching experience for the position of Lecturer in Business Management and Rural Enterprise. The post is funded by a grant provided the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol until 31st July 2019.

 

The School welcomes applications from scholars working in any area of Business Management and Rural Enterprise, although interest in one or more of the following areas would be advantageous:

 

•        Enterprise and Innovation

•        Diversification in the Rural Economy

•        Marketing

•        Accounting and Finance

 

The post is tenable as soon as possible or from 1 February 2018. Further information on the School can be obtained from our website: www.aber.ac.uk/abs.

 

The post holder will be in possession (or near completion) of a PhD and be able to show evidence of research publications, actual or potential and will be expected to make substantial commitment to teaching and the student experience, to contribute to research in Business Management and Rural Enterprise and to contribute to PhD supervision. They will also be expected to increase learning through the medium of Welsh and increase the number of modules available through the medium of Welsh in the Aberystwyth Business School, support the development of collaborative provision with other universities, and develop undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development courses in conjunction with IBERS targeted at the agricultural community and diversified businesses in the rural economy.

 

The post holder is expected to be able to teach and prepare materials through the medium of Welsh.

 

The post-holder will be a part of a wider community of academic staff at Aberystwyth and throughout Wales who are working towards the realisation of the Coleg Cymraeg’s goal of securing full status for the Welsh language as a medium of teaching and research within the university sector. The successful candidate will play a key role in the implementation of the Coleg Cymraeg’s national Development Plans for Business Studies and for Geography, Agriculture and Environmental Studies and help achieve the targets set for Welsh-medium provision and students electing to study through the medium of Welsh within these areas.

 

Informal enquiries may be made to Nerys Fuller-Love, Deputy Director, Institute of Business and Law, on 01970 622208 (nnf@aber.ac.uk) or Tamsin Davies, Swyddog Cangen, Cangen Prifysgol Aberystwyth o’r Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol (ted@aber.ac.uk).