Lecturer / Senior Lecturer or Reader in Accounting / Finance Ref: 1669

School/department: University of Sussex Business School / Accounting and Finance
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).  For further details regarding flexible working please follow this link - http://www.sussex.ac.uk/humanresources/personnel/flexible-working
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Grade 7 (starting at £33,199 to £39,609 per annum)
Grade 8 (starting at £40,792 to £48,677 per annum)
Grade 9 (starting at £50,132 to £58,089 per annum)
Placed on: 08 August 2019
Closing date:10 October 2019.  Applications must be received by midnight of the losing date. 
Expected interview date: 4-6 November 2019
Expected start date: As soon as convenient

Job description

The Department of Accounting and Finance is looking to recruit up to 4 full-time faculty members at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader level in the area of Accounting and/or Finance. 

We are looking for individuals with an exciting research agenda that either complements or adds to the interests of our current faculty. 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. The Accounting Group has existing expertise in the area of accountability, performance management and governance in public sector and non-profit organisations and accounting in emerging economies.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their research has publication potential in top level journals. The Department values ‘quality over quantity’.

The successful candidates will be engaged academics who enjoy working in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment and show 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: 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 Andreas Kaeck (a.kaeck@sussex.ac.uk), the Faculty Lead of the Accounting Subject Group Dr Tobias Polzer (t.polzer@sussex.ac.uk) or the Faculty Lead of the Finance Group Dr Michael Coulon (m.coulon@sussex.ac.uk).

The University of Sussex is committed to equality of opportunity.

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How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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

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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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