Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£36,382 - £51,800
Thursday, 2 December 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 19 December 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Northumbria University is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Amsterdam, Malaysia, and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong focus on internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe. 

We are seeking candidates who can contribute to teaching and research in the field of Accounting and Finance. Experience in managing SMEs, executive coaching and/or career mentoring will be an advantage.

Working within our Department of Accounting and Financial Management, part of the award-winning Newcastle Business School, you will join a team of more than 40 academic staff dedicated to advancing the fields of accounting, finance, and economics.

You will undertake research and scholarly activities contributing to the Faculty’s research profile and development of its next REF submission,  contributing to consultancy, enterprise, and other income generation and business development activities. The Department’s research activity covers a wide range of areas principally in Accounting, Finance and Investment Management, Economics and Econometrics, organised within a number of research interest groups including 'Corporate Governance and Accountability', 'Applied Microeconometrics and Public Policy', and 'Sustainable Economics'. You will contribute to our Knowledge Exchange activities which play a key part in regional development agenda through developments in public management, business management and ’localism’, and sustainable regional economic development. The focus of our research is practical and applied, and aims to add value to our organisational partners.

You must have excellent skills coupled with the ability to teach effectively on a range of programmes using a variety of approaches to student learning.  You must have (or be exceptionally close to completing) a PhD or DBA in a field relevant to the post ideally coupled with a record of high-quality publications and have clear plans to enhance your research through further publication, funding bids and knowledge exchange.

We will consider both full time and part time applicants. Please note this role is for fixed-term up to 3 years.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Karim Sorour, Deputy Head of Department ( or Professor Ignazio Cabras, Head of Department

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now'and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs up to a maximum of 4.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community.The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world. Visit our web pages for details about the Relocation Assistance Scheme 

Please note this vacancy will close on 19/12/2021

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