UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

Professor/Reader in Investment, Corporate Financial Decisions and Financial Reporting

Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
Posted
06 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Strathclyde Professor/Reader in Investment, Corporate Financial Decisions and Financial Reporting.

Strathclyde Global Talent Programme

Be bold.  Be innovative.  Be a 'Strathclyder'

We are the University of Strathclyde. Our vision is bold and ground breaking, placing us amongst the world’s leading international technological universities. We are vibrant, dynamic and passionate about solving the challenges facing society and industry through our cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary research, education and knowledge-exchange with global partners.

Through our Strathclyde Global Talent Programme we will recruit up to 60 outstanding academic colleagues – including Professors / Readers - in areas of strategic importance.  One area of importance is Investment, Corporate Financial Decisions and Financial Reporting. 

This multi-disciplinary research area includes research that addresses major challenges in the key areas of Investments, Corporate Financial Decisions and Financial Reporting. These areas are financial management topics which include aspects of accounts and finance. Further contribution to the knowledge and understanding of these themes is expected to enhance the wealth and wellbeing of society in general and corporate partners in particular. Research will help corporate managers, investors and policy makers to channel the rare resources from less efficient to more efficient investment opportunities

Our Professors and Readers enjoy a range of benefits, including a generous remuneration package; notable additional financial and non-financial benefits; excellent start-up support; initially reduced teaching and management load; and regular career review, with the opportunity to receive additional remuneration in recognition of extraordinary contribution.
You will be:

  • Leading independent and internationally recognised research portfolio in an area of our strategic focus;
  • Providing academic leadership to ensure a step-change in performance;
  • Publishing in leading international journals;
  • Pursuing funding opportunities from both UK and international sources;
  • Taking a lead role in ensuring teaching and learning excellence; and 
  • Leading on developing collaborative and productive links with national and international partners in academia, business, industry and government. 

For further details and to apply to be a ‘Strathclyder in Investment, Corporate Financial Decisions and Financial Reporting’, impress us with your bold and innovative research plan at:
www.strath.ac.uk/workwithus/strathclydeglobaltalentprogramme/ 

Closing Date: Sunday 24 September 2017.