Professor of Accounting

Ormskirk, Lancashire
10 Oct 2016
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07 Nov 2016

Professor of Accounting
Competitive Salary

Lead development of research in this key area within the Faculty’s portfolio

About You
With an established track record of publications related to Accounting you will be expected to make a major contribution to developing the research profile of the School and support a group of colleagues in developing their research and other aspects of academic performance.
With excellent teaching and student support skills you will be committed to developing a relevant area of the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum.

About the Role
This post offers an opportunity to contribute to the development of research and knowledge exchange in a key area within the Faculty’s portfolio.

Established Chairs are an important part of the University’s research and knowledge exchange strategies and are expected to provide leadership within these areas within its departments and across the wider Faculty and University.

You will be expected to provide research mentoring to early career researchers and other staff who request mentoring. You will also contribute to teaching in your specialist area, making a strong contribution to the development and delivery of taught course provision whilst undertaking doctoral supervision.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

Our comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme gives you the opportunity to; have a scenic stroll across our beautiful campus, a trim from our onsite hairdresser, make an appointment for a massage and to get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film. This is just a taste of what we offer for you to take full advantage of at Edge Hill University.

About Us
“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” - THE University of the Year 2014/15

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Time Higher award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The Faculty of Arts & Sciences is the largest in the University with a developing postgraduate portfolio and buoyant applications to its diverse portfolio. As part of its on-going success and growth it is continuing to expand the Faculty of Arts and Science team and wishes to appoint outstanding individuals who bring with them innovative and creative ideas and are enthusiastic about being part of a team that leads the way at a national and international level in the field.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, and voted Best University Workplace 2015, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for an ambitious and high performing Professor of Accounting.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact Professor George Talbot, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Dean of Faculty of Arts & Sciences at

For an online application form and job description, please visit

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 7th November 2016.