Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Finance and Accounting
Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Finance and Accounting
Faculty of Business and Law
Salary: £37,473 - £53,353
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Grade: 7 or 6
Closing date: 02/10/2022
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Type: Full Time
Northumbria is a research-intensive modern university with a global reputation for academic excellence.
Ranked in the UK top 50 (Guardian University League Table 2022 and Complete University Guide 2023), Northumbria recorded the biggest rise of any UK university for research power in the Research Excellence Framework for the second time in 2021 and is now rated within the top 25 in the UK.
At Northumbria, we embrace tomorrow. We pursue new thinking, forge new partnerships, create and exchange new knowledge, and find new solutions. Our inspirational academics, partners and students work together to tackle tomorrow’s challenges head on. We are ready for the future whatever it may hold. We are looking for future colleagues that share our ambition.
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 Assistant Professor 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, including 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.
We would be particularly interested in hearing from candidates in the areas of financial management, banking, blockchain and cryptocurrency, forecasting modelling, and sustainable finance who either have some academic or industry experience, can teach at higher education level, and contribute to the delivery of our Finance programmes.
This position will strengthen our profile, increasing our capabilities in terms of quantitative research/teaching delivery and therefore we welcome applications from candidate with experience in these areas.
If you would like to discuss this position please contact Professor Karim Sorour, Deputy Head of Department (email@example.com), or Professor Ignazio Cabras, Head of Department (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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 documents into a single file.
Northumbria is one of the largest universities in the UK with over 37,000 students from 137 countries. Putting students at the heart of an outstanding experience, and with world-leading research and award-winning partnerships, Northumbria is a new kind of excellent university. Discover more about us.
Northumbria University is a great place to work. We empower our exceptional people to achieve shared ambitions and promote a positive work life balance. To say thank you, we offer a wide range of benefits including excellent pension schemes, flexible working, a generous holiday entitlement, continued commitment to your learning and development and more.
We are an on-campus organisation where colleagues work regular patterns of hours and on campus, with some flexibility on the timing of their hours and the location of their work in discussion with their manager.
Northumbria University is committed to creating an inclusive culture where we take pride in, and value, the diversity of our staff. We encourage and welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds a bronze Athena Swan award in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality, we are a Disability Confident Employer, a member of the Race Equality Charter and are participating in the Stonewall Diversity Champion Programme. We are also a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers. The University has implemented a range of flexible working arrangements, and we are happy to explore candidate requirements as part of the recruitment process.
We welcome applications from the UK and across the world. Visit our web pages for details about Relocation Assistance.
This post is advertised across our Assistant Professor and Lecturer roles (role descriptions are attached). Colleagues appointed into our Lecturer grade are usually early career academics who are supported through their probationary period to develop their Academic profile. Upon completion of probation objectives these colleagues are automatically moved into the Assistant Professor role. The selection panel will assess your application and discuss with you which role you are being considered for at selection and appointment stages.
Please note this vacancy will close on 02/10/2022