Research Professor in Accounting and/or Finance

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£65,573 - £74,735 pro rata (Grade 8)
24 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job description
We are looking to appoint a Research Professor within the field of Accounting and/or Finance to contribute to the leadership of research and impact within the Accounting and Finance subject group. 

As a university, our results from the Research Excellence Framework (2021) are testament to our growing strength and capability as a research institution. These results, alongside our consistently positive National Student Survey results and sustained high levels of graduate employability, demonstrate the increasing impact of Edinburgh Napier's collective work, quality, and commitment. Edinburgh Napier University is the #1 Modern University in Scotland according to the Sunday Times. The School is one of the largest Business Schools in Scotland.

The role

Applicants will be expected to make a significant contribution to research and impact on our subject. This post is for Grade 8.

Who we are looking for

In addition to the role profile (linked here), the following criteria are essential: 

  • Evidence of an excellent professional academic and research profile
  • Well-networked across the Accounting and Finance discipline
  • PhD in a relevant discipline


Pro rata salary: £65,573 - £74,735 per annum (Grade 8) + Pension (Employer contribution of 23%)

For other details, please click here.

Additional information:

Closing date: 24th July 2022 @ 11:59pm

Interviews will be held online.

Interview date: To be confirmed (mid August 2022)

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Professor Antonios Siganos a.siganos@napier.ac.uk and for general queries please contact recuitment@napier.ac.uk.

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