Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Finance and Accounting

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
29 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Finance and Accounting
Faculty of Business and Law

The Accounting and Financial Management Department at Northumbria University is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate to join its Finance Subject Group as Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Finance and Accounting. We aim to ensure that our students are offered an outstanding student experience, and the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a commitment to ensuring that they are able to contribute to this aspiration in a very practical, flexible and dynamic way.

The successful candidate will contribute to delivering the Faculty’s strategic priorities, which include the integration of excellent teaching, high quality research, and the provision of leadership on a range of diverse portfolios within an academic context. In addition, the role holder will be responsible for the design, development, and delivery of curriculum content within undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of the department. The role holder will also contribute to research activities, delivering appropriate research ‘outputs’, income generation and ‘impact’ as agreed by the department Research leadership team.  

Candidates will have experience in conducting high quality research using advanced financial econometric methods. We are interested in hearing from candidates from all areas of finance, particularly from those who have experience in teaching finance subjects at all levels of study and who execute active research agenda as well as possess evidence of previous research funding success.

If you would like to discuss this position please contact Professor Janusz Brzeszczynski, Head of the Finance Subject group (; or Professor Ignazio Cabras, Head of Department ( 

To apply for this vacancy please email, and attach a completed Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form, Covering Letter, CV, including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 4) up to a maximum of 4, since 2017.  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.

Currently, due to COVID-19, academic staff will normally be on campus for approximately two days per week when face to face teaching is scheduled, and as required to undertake research using specialist facilities. 

Please note this vacancy will close on 01/12/2020