Senior Lecturer in Finance Ref 4781

School/department: University of Sussex Business School, Accounting and Finance
Hours: Full 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: 4781
Salary: Starting at £51,034 to £59,135 per annum, pro rata if part time.
Placed on: 22 February 2021
Closing date: 23 April 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: May 2021
Expected start date: September 2021
Previous applicants need not apply

Job description

The Department of Accounting and Finance is looking to recruit a full-time, permanent faculty member at the Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Associate Professor) level in the area of Finance. We are looking for an individual with an exciting research agenda. A specialisation in any of the following areas would be highly desirable: Corporate Social Responsibility, Green Finance, RegTech, Digital Banking, FinTech, Machine Learning in Finance, and Big Data Science in Finance.

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. The Department values ‘quality over quantity’. Applicants for Senior Lecturer should have at least one publication rated 4 or above in the Finance and Economics CABS current ranking list and other publications rated 3 on the same 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:

Informal enquiries may be made with the Head of Department of Accounting & Finance, Professor Radu Tunaru (

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

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