Professor of Accounting

Frenchay, City of Bristol
13 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
04 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of Accounting

Department: Accounting, Economics & Finance
Campus/location : Frenchay campus
Salary band: Other - see details
Salary details: UWE Bristol operates a competitive Professorial Performance and Reward Scheme with a salary range of £60,173 - £86,889. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Duration of post: Permanent
Post is open to: External and internal candidates
Closing date: 4 May 2017

Job overview
The Department of Accounting, Economics & Finance within the Faculty of Business & Law is seeking to recruit a Professor of Accounting. This post presents an opportunity to work with a dynamic team specialising in a variety of research areas.

The post holder is expected to excel in one of the three core domains of ‘Research with Impact’, ‘Learning and Teaching’ or ‘Knowledge Exchange, Business and Public Engagement and Innovation’.

You will also be expected to be producing highly ranked journal articles and making a strong contribution to the next REF, and should also be able to promote research and encourage innovation within the subject group as well as increase our research profile externally. You will be committed to the development of talent and have a track record of income generation.

You will be a member of, and make a significant contribution to, the Department’s research centre, the Bristol Centre for Economics and Finance. Current research within the accounting field spans corporate financial reporting, management accounting, earnings management, market-based accounting, auditing, pensions accounting, corporate social responsibility and accounting education.

You will supervise PhD students in your area of expertise and deliver excellent teaching in your area of specialism, becoming fully engaged in the strategic management of the subject group and Department.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

• a generous holiday allowance of 35 Days
• up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
• flexible working;
• excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
• option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
• family friendly policies;
• onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
• option to purchase childcare vouchers.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £200m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.