Lecturer in Finance Ref 7097

School/department: 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).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 7097
Salary: starting at £42,149 to £50,296 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 06 December 2021
Closing date:  14 March 2022   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: W/C 27 March 2022 
Expected start date: September 2022


Job description

The Department of Accounting and Finance is looking to hire a full-time, permanent faculty member at the Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) level in the area of Finance. We are looking for an individual with an exciting research agenda and a great potential for publication in top journals in Finance. A specialisation in any of the following areas Quantitative Finance, Risk Management, Sustainable Finance, FinTech, Machine Learning in Finance, Big Data Science in Finance would be highly desirable, but not essential.

The Finance Group has two existing research groups, Business Finance (BF) and Quantitative Finance (QF), which focus on topics such as company finance in both public and private companies, venture capital, derivatives, risk management and FinTech.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their research has publication potential in top level journals in Finance. The Department values ‘quality over quantity’. 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/or 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: https://www.sussex.ac.uk/business-school/accounting-finance/people/list

 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 the full job description and person specification (reference number 7097) (PDF 136.38KB)

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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