Lecturer in Finance Ref 10229

School/department: University of Sussex Business School
Hours: full time or part time hours  considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 10229
Salary: starting at £43,414 to £51,805 per annum
Placed on:  29 November 2022
Closing date: 10 March 2023.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: 29 March 2023
Expected start date: No later than 1 September 2023


Job description

The Department of Accounting and Finance is looking to recruit a full-time faculty member at the Lecturer level in the area of Finance. The position is open ended, and the Lecturer is equivalent to Assistant Professor in other countries. A specialisation in any of these areas Socially Responsible Investment, Climate Finance, Financial Econometrics, Machine Learning in Finance, would be highly desirable.

We are looking for an individual with an exciting research agenda that either complements or adds to the interests of our current faculty. The Finance Group has three  existing research groups, Business Finance (BF), Quantitative Finance (QF), and Sustainable Accounting, Finance and Economics (SAFE), focusing on topics such as company finance in both public and private companies, venture capital, financial markets, derivatives, risk management, cryptocurrencies, sustainable finance, climate finance. The Accounting Group has existing expertise in the area of accountability, performance management, governance, accounting in public sector and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), accounting in emerging economies, and public-private-NGO partnerships.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their research has publication potential in top level journals, as indicated by rankings in the Finance and Economics ABS current journal ranking list and FT50 list.

The successful candidate will be an engaged academic who enjoys working in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment and shows enthusiasm for collaborating with colleagues within the department and across disciplines.

They should have experience in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as a preparedness to teach specialist and core subjects.

For details of the members of the Accounting and Finance Department see here.

Informal enquiries may be made with the Head of Department of Accounting & Finance Prof Radu Tunaru  (R.Tunaru@sussex.ac.uk).

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 10229 [PDF 126.63KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to usbsrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk  

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.


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