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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Financial Technology & Systems (Fintech)

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Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.


City, University of London owes its origins to the Northampton Institute in the 1890s. The School of Science & Technology offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in several traditional areas such as aviation, maritime systems, project management, finance and risk and emerging new areas such as data science, artificial intelligence and fintech.

Research within the school is clustered around research centres in some of the above-mentioned thematic areas. The schools’ strategy is to work closely with the industry to develop professional programs with clear pathways with practice.


The Department is seeking to appoint an academic at a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer grade to enhance the activities within the financial technology area, infuse new research ideas and develop an internationally recognised research activity supported by a variety of income streams, research contracts and grants. They will undertake teaching in fintech systems, risk management and co-create with the industrial partners new innovative fintech products and services. They will undertake other academic and management duties and play a leading role in the development of the City’s external profile.

Person Specification

The appointed academic will hold a first degree and a PhD in Computer Science (Fintech Focus), Financial Engineering, Fintech, Information Science or a related discipline and will have appropriate membership in a relevant professional body.

They will have a good understanding of modern trends in higher education and the financial systems deployment with a good knowledge of underpinning payment gateways and defi. They will have a relevant track record of external collaboration and high-quality scientific publications.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for application : 15 September 2023 at 11:59pm.

Interviews are scheduled for Friday 22 September 2023.

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, pregnancy, race and ethnic origin, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background. City operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants.

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