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Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Accountancy, School of Business

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£52,019.85 - £82,374.91 per annum
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

Job Details

5 years

Applications are invited for permanent and temporary posts of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Accountancy x 2 within School of Business

Reference no - 017154

University College Dublin invites applications for the position of Lecturer / Assistant Professor in the Accountancy Subject Area of the UCD College of Business. These posts may be permanent or of five years duration. To be considered for a permanent post, the candidate is required to have a minimum of three years prior experience at Assistant Professor level within a research intensive-university. We are particularly seeking applicants with expertise and experience in one or more of the following area(s): Management Accounting, Management Control Systems and Financial Reporting.

UCD College of Business is Ireland's leading business school and research centre.

The successful candidate will offer leadership in the following areas and will have a track record of:

Research: The Subject Group places strong emphasis on research leading to publication in international, peer-reviewed academic journals and in leading debate in the field of Accountancy in the academic and public space. Members of faculty are widely published in journals such as: Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal; Accounting History; Accounting Historians' Journal; Accounting, Organizations & Society; Behavioral Research in Accounting; British Accounting Review; Corporate Governance - An International Review; Critical Perspectives on Accounting; European Accounting Review; The Accounting, Finance and Governance Review; Journal of Business Research and in a range of professional and policy-oriented publications. Many Accountancy faculty are members of the UCD Centre for Business and Society. They also serve as editors, or on editorial boards, of leading international peer-reviewed journals in accounting (for example, Accounting History Review; British Accounting Review; Corporate Governance - An International Review; Irish Accounting Review).

Teaching and Learning: The Subject Area has important teaching commitments at undergraduate and postgraduate level with both large and small class sizes. The Subject Area makes a significant contribution to the School's undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including in particular, the BComm, the BComm (International), the Bachelor of Business and Law, the Master of Accounting, the MSc in Accounting and Financial Management, the MBA, and the PhD programmes.

Administration: assume administrative and managerial duties as appropriate to the role; fostering collegiality within the School.

Salary: €60,261 - € 95,425

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on the 29th of April 2024

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 12:00 noon (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.
UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below: Contract.pdf

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:


UCD is Ireland's most globally engaged university with over 37,000 students drawn from 152 countries, including over 4,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland. 
The international standing of UCD has grown in recent years; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide.
As Ireland's largest university, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, UCD embraces its role to contribute to the flourishing of Ireland through the study of people, society, business, economy, culture, languages and the creative arts, as well as through research and innovation. 
Over the last decade UCD researchers have increased their annual number of papers in the international literature by 39% and have authored more than 34,000 papers in total. 56% of the papers were co-authored with researchers from more than 130 countries. These papers are cited by other researchers at a rate that is 73% above the world average.
Located within 4km's of Dublin city centre, the Belfield campus is a carefully landscaped, modern campus. Employees can avail of world class facilities and participate in a range of engagement activities.
There is a diverse range of staff at UCD, with employment opportunities frequently presenting themselves in the following areas:

  • Academic
  • Administrative
  • Buildings and Services
  • IT Services
  • Laboratory
  • Library
  • Research
  • Technical 

Imagine yourself in a workplace with a genuine commitment to equality of opportunity for all staff and students. UCD is committed to creating an environment where diversity is celebrated and everyone is treated fairly.
Learn more about equality and diversity in UCD, including our new Dignity & Respect Support Service.
Visit the Work at UCD page to explore further benefits of working at UCD and to apply for a role.

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