Senior Lecturer/Reader in Accounting
Application closing date 09/01/2020
Salary Senior Lecturer: £52,560 - £60,905 per annum. Reader: £59,135 - £64,604 per annum.
Job category/type Academic
Queen's University Belfast is a driver of innovation and talent based on excellence. Throughout the University, our academics are collaborating across disciplines and with outside agencies and institutions on projects of world significance. We are connected and networked with strategic partnerships across the world, helping us to expand our impact on wider society locally, nationally and globally. The University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best global talent within an environment that enables them to realise their full potential.
We are a leader in gender equality and diversity, and are one of the UK's most successful universities in the Athena SWAN initiative which promotes gender equality and career progression. We are ranked 1st in the UK for knowledge transfer partnerships, (Innovate UK) 9th in the UK for University facilities (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018) and 14th in the UK for research quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).
Based in Belfast, a modern capital city, our beautiful campus is surrounded by abundant acres of parkland and is renowned as one of the safest and affordable cities in the UK. The choice of local Schools from pre-nursery upwards are some of the best available, and lovers of the outdoors can enjoy any number of activities from rowing and kayaking to top class golf among many others. We are immensely proud of what our city and our University will offer you.
With 12 full time academic staff, this Senior Lecturer/Reader in Accounting post is an important position within the Accounting Group in Queen's Management School. At a time of growth, the successful candidate has the potential to shape and strengthen the future direction of the Group from both a teaching and research perspective, including enhancing the opportunities for PhD study. Moreover, the supportive research environment enables attendance at national/international conferences and facilitates a sustained track record of published research.
Queen's Management School is one of the top business schools in the UK and Ireland and prides itself on offering a world class range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. It is a globally renowned centre of education and research and enjoys close links to the business community, a dedicated placement office and a financial trading room.
The successful candidate must have:
- PhD completed in Accounting or a related discipline.
- Track record of research publications in peer reviewed Accounting journals of international standard that are REF returnable.
- Demonstrate an ability to earn external research income.
- Substantial teaching and assessment experience in the area of Accounting and related fields at University level, including design of new and innovative modules/pathways or assessment methods.