Senior Teaching Fellow in Accounting Visa Sponsorship

February 21, 2023
£42.2 - £51.8 / year

Job Description

Position Description

Business & Law School

Accounting Economics & Finance School

Senior Accounting Teaching Fellow

Kind of employment: Permanent

Basis of employment: Full-time

Salary: between £42,155 and £51,805 annually

Postal code ZZ004962

Date of publication: February 20, 2023

Date of expiration: April 17, 2023

Date of interview: May 8, 2023

The University of Portsmouth is an aspirational organization with a successful history. Among the top 150 of the Times Higher Young University Global Rankings and one of only four institutions in the south east of England to receive a Gold rating for teaching excellence.

The results of the REF2021 submission, the consistently very high student satisfaction scores in the national student survey, the exceptional employability record of our graduates, and the faculty’s track record of sustained excellence in teaching and research all attest to this. With 65.8% of our research outputs deemed to be world leading or internationally excellent, and 100% of our research environment deemed to have the vitality and sustainability to produce internationally excellent or world-leading research, the REF2021 panel judged that the breadth and depth of our business and management research had an outstanding and very significant impact on economic, social, and policy making terms.

The role

In order to plan and provide high-quality, student-centered instruction for our taught (UG & PGT) and PGR courses, the School of Accounting, Economics, and Finance is seeking to recruit an exceptional applicant as Senior Teaching Fellow.

The primary responsibilities of the position will be to provide excellent instruction and student support in a variety of forms, provide engaging module materials, engaging learning activities, and creative curricula, and perform administrative and academic administration duties as needed. Also, the role will involve making a substantial contribution to our students’ development of employability skills, placement/practical experience, and marketing and outreach initiatives for student recruitment. The chosen applicant will actively participate in the life and work of the School/Faculty by supervising dissertations and practical/placement work within taught programs.

We encourage strong applications from candidates in all areas of accounting, but we will give preference to those who: I have an interest in or expertise in data analytics and/or forensic accounting in the context of modern accounting; and/or (ii) hold accounting professional qualifications and/or senior professional-accountancy experience in industry.

By maintaining a personal program of scholarly and pedagogical development, the appointee will be expected to fully engage in the ongoing development of the School’s learning and teaching profile. They will also receive support in the form of mentoring and opportunities for professional development.

The ideal candidate will possess:

● A certification in professional accounting and/or professional experience in pertinent corporate responsibilities

● Previous HE/FE teaching experience, ideally in accounting

The Job Specification has more information.

Professor Homagni Choudhury, the head of the school, can be reached informally at (

According to the University of Portsmouth, this position qualifies for sponsorship by UKVI via the skilled worker route and pays the required minimum wage to meet the minimum points criterion.

We are steadfastly committed to integrating equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) into our neighborhood. As holders of the Athena SWAN and Racial Equality Charter awards, members of Stonewall, and a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to fostering an atmosphere that is friendly and inclusive of all people. We encourage all talented individuals to apply. In addition, we want our employees to reflect the diversity of our student body. Please review the goals and EDI Framework.