Postdoctoral Research Associate in Financial Work

London (GB)
£37,412 to £44,015 per annum, inclusive of £3,223 London Allowance per annum
15 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Financial Work (2 positions)
FinWork Futures Research Centre, King’s Business School
Ref. 006666
The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £37,412 to £44,015 per annum, inclusive of £3,223 London Allowance per annum.
This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract until August 2021.
This is a full-time post.

We seek two flexible, collaborative and technically adept Postdoctoral Research Associates to join the FinWork Futures Research Centre at King’s Business School. FinWork Futures (to be formally launched in early 2019). FinWork Futures is an interdisciplinary Research Centre in King’s Business School that draws on a range of social science perspectives to explore how technology is reshaping financial work in various domains. Specific empirical studies will be oriented around Audit and Artificial Intelligence, Analysts and Automation, Cryptocurrencies, Algorithms and Social Trading Platforms. Applicants from all relevant areas of the social sciences are encouraged to apply, including Accounting, Finance, HRM, Information Systems, Organization Studies, Sociology and Politics.

The purpose of this role is to undertake research and impact activities to support the research aims of the Research Centre. The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to research projects on the future of financial work closely linked to the centre that lead to publications in leading international journals. The candidate will also participate in the preparation and application of external funding proposals with other members of FinWork Futures as well as having the opportunity to pursue their own research in the area.

King's College London is one of the top 25 universities in the world (2018 QS World University Rankings) and the fourth oldest university in England, with nearly 30,000 students from some 150 countries, and 8,000 employees. King’s Business School is the ninth and newest faculty having recently emerged out of the renowned School of Management & Business. King’s Business School is a leading research-intensive faculty located in the iconic Bush House in the heart of London, a hub for engagement with business, the City, social enterprise, government and the public sector. 

The selection process will include a panel interview, which may be conducted via Skype for international applicants. 

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact: Mr Simon Halpenny, +44 (0)207 848 4097/

To apply, please go to: and register with the King’s College London application portal and complete your application online.

Closing date:  Midnight on Sunday 16th December 2018.