Professor/Associate Professor in Financial Management

Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
21 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

The Accounting and Financial Management Department at Northumbria University is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate to join its Finance Subject Group as Professor of Financial Management. The role-holder will be expected to demonstrate continuing academic attainment and achievement and provide academic leadership(of their subject and associated colleagues), through contribution to their discipline and to the communal life and work of their Faculty and the wider University. This will involve undertaking a specific management portfolio within the Department and, more generally, the Faculty. Beyond the discipline and University, the successful candidate will work to bring significant change within practice, profession and/or community at regional, national, and international level. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to delivering the Faculty’s strategic priorities, which include the integration of high quality research, excellent teaching, and the provision and inclusiveness of leadership on a range of diverse portfolios within an academic context.

The role holder will lead and contribute to research activities, increasing the level of inclusiveness in the subject group and delivering appropriate research outputs, income generation and impact as agreed by the department's Research leadership team. We are interested in hearing from candidates from all areas of finance and investment management, particularly from those who can demonstrate expertise in banking,forensic accounting and financial crime, block chain and cryptocurrencies; an outstanding profile and a robust research agenda, and evidence of previous research funding success are also essential. In addition, role-holder will assist the Head of Department and the Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor to maintain,enhance and improve the University’s national and international reputation in their academic field.

If you would like to discuss this position in more details please contact Professor Ignazio Cabras,Head of Department (

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now'and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs up to a maximum of 4. 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.

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world. Visit our web pages for details about the Relocation Assistance Scheme

Please note this vacancy will close on 13/02/2022