UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD

Associate Professor in Accounting and Finance

Location
Bradford, West Yorkshire (GB)
Salary
£53,348 to £60,022
Posted
17 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
16 Jan 2022
Ref
HR0118580
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

With over 50 years of academic excellence and having been recently named the UK’s University of the Year for Social Inclusion 2020 by The Times and Sunday Times, the University of Bradford has continued to grow its international reputation and innovative course provision. With almost 10,000 students, the University is pioneering in developing new course subjects, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, students, communities and society.

The School of Management is a leader in business education, research and knowledge transfer with more than 50 years' experience of pushing the boundaries, regionally, nationally and internationally. As a recognition of its outstanding achievements in UK Higher Education, the School of Management was awarded the Times Higher Education Business School of the Year 2021.  The School of Management is also part of an elite group of Business Schools worldwide possessing triple-crown accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. We perform well in the Financial Times (FT) rankings and continue to build on our research strengths in readiness in REF 2021 and beyond. 

The School of Management has embarked on a period of positive change, growth, and investment, providing a rare opportunity to shape our vision and nurture new talent within the School.  You will be contributing to high-quality management education and research, tailored to meet the needs of evolving business landscape and shape the world we live in. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who can join us as Associate Professor in Accounting and Finance and make significant contributions to the implementation of our research, leadership, learning and teaching, and business and community engagement strategy in Accounting, Finance and Economics.

You will have a PhD in Accounting/Finance, or relevant disciplineand will be joining the Accounting, Finance and Economics (AFE) Research Centre within the School of Management. You will contribute to the Research Centre’s continuing success through quality research output, delivering an excellent learning and teaching experience to our students, and taking on strategic leadership roles during the tenure of your employment. Along with your teaching responsibilities, you will maintain an excellent research track record of publishing high quality (3/4*) research papers in refereed journals and the capacity to capture grants to support the School of Management’s reputation. You will also be expected to contribute to the distance learning degree programmes at the School of Management.

The School of Management is an equal opportunity employer which welcomes applicants from all backgrounds and supports an inclusive work environment for its staff.   The school is committed to providing a supportive and developmental environment to all staff through mentoring by experienced academic colleagues and maintenance of effective personal development plans and processes.  Additionally, you will progress your career under our Bradford Academic Framework.

For informal enquiries about the above position, please contact Prof. Saeed Akbar, Head of Accounting, Finance and Economics at s.akbar10@bradford.ac.uk or Prof. Uthayasankar Sivarajah, Head of the University of Bradford School of Management at u.sivarajah@bradford.ac.uk.

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