Professor and Head of School of Accounting and Finance
Job number: ACAD103879
Division/School: Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Closing date for applications: 06-Jan-2020
For over a century the University of Bristol has inspired generations of students, produced world-class research and served the city-region and UK with distinction. The University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group, is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world, the top 5 in the UK for research, and is the 9th best UK university in the latest QS World University Rankings. Today, it employs internationally respected academics and recruits some of the brightest students from across the globe; 12 Bristol graduates and members of staff have been awarded The Nobel Prize.
The University of Bristol is delighted to invite applications for the role of Head of the School of Accounting and Finance within the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law. The new School has been created to give greater visibility and autonomy to these disciplines whilst also promoting collaboration and innovation across the social sciences and beyond.
We are seeking an inspirational individual with a strong commitment to excellence in research and education to develop and lead the School’s strategy in the coming years. The Head of School will play a leading role in the formulation of academic strategy, policy and planning at School and Faculty level, including the setting of priorities in research, teaching and enterprise. Approachable and visible, the new Head will inspire confidence and support to enable decisive leadership across these areas in a period of rapid change for the Faculty, University and HE sector as a whole.
The successful candidate will have proven leadership and management skills and an international reputation based on an extensive track record of high quality research and teaching that complements the School’s main areas of expertise: Accountability, Sustainability and Governance, Banking, Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, Financial Reporting and Management Accounting.
Bristol is committed to diversity and inclusion at all levels and in all forms and encourages applications that will continue to strengthen diversity across our institution. The University is happy to discuss flexible working opportunities with applicants including whether a role can be considered as a job-share arrangement or a job split.
The closing date for applications is 1800 GMT, Monday 6th January 2020.
Potential applicants are encouraged to make informal enquiries through the Dean, Professor Simon Tormey via his PA Catriona Wilgoss (email@example.com or 0117 331 0554)
We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.
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