Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Accounting and Auditing

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 Accounting and Auditing
Faculty of Business and Law

The Accounting and Financial Management Department at Northumbria University is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate to join its Accounting Subject Group as Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Auditing. 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 can contribute to this aspiration in an efficient, 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 corporate financial reporting. We would be particularly interested in hearing from candidates in the areas of forensic accounting, auditing and assurance who either have some academic or industry experience and can teach at higher education level and contribute to the delivery of our Accounting programmes. 

If you would like to discuss this position, please contact Professor Aly Salama, Head of the Accounting 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