Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
22 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Business and Law
Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Accounting and Finance – Ref BAL17/21
Permanent, Full Time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne (International Travel Required)
Salary: Senior Lecturer - £39,992 - £49,149 / Lecturer: £34,520 - £38,832 

Northumbria is a thriving, research-engaged, business-focused, professional university with a clear ambitious vision. Newcastle Business School has an outstanding reputation in the delivery of business relevant programmes that are underpinned by research. The School is the first in Europe to gain double AACSB accreditation (Business & Management and Accounting) from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, positioning it as part of an elite group of the top 1% business schools worldwide.  Newcastle Business School currently has 4,500 students based in a £70m iconic state-of-the-art city centre campus in Newcastle.  Over 40% of our publication outputs and 60% of our impact case studies have been assessed as internationally excellent or world leading in the last Research Excellence Framework (REF).  In November 2015, Newcastle Business School won the Business School of the Year award at the highly prestigious THE awards.

Working within the Department of Accounting and Financial Management, you will join a team of highly qualified academics with a passion for enhancing the student experience using a wide variety of pedagogical approaches. You will play a leading role in driving research informed and technology enabled learning and teaching at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels.  You will also be required to undertake high quality research and you will make a significant contribution to the development of research and research income in the time leading to the next Research Excellence Framework (REF).

As a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer your will have excellent interpersonal skills, you must be able to demonstrate expertise in and knowledge of one or more areas of Accounting and Finance, such as - but not limited to - the following sub-disciplines: Financial Accounting and Reporting, Audit and Assurance, Management Accounting (including data analytic usage for Business Analysis), Taxation, Financial Management and Corporate Finance and be able to teach effectively on a range of programmes using a variety of approaches to student learning.  Experience in distance learning delivery is also particularly welcomed.

You must have extensive and detailed knowledge and subject expertise evidenced by research and/or consultancy and be able to foster and develop collaborative links with academic, business, third sector and public sector partners.  As a Senior Lecturer you will be appropriately professionally qualified, you will also be doctorally qualified or be near to completion. Research outputs should be aligned with one or more areas of Accounting mentioned above.

To arrange an informal discussion, please contact Professor Philip Shrives (, or Professor Jackie Harvey (

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For further information about this vacancy and for details on how to apply, please visit Northumbria University’s website at the following link: 

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN (Bronze) award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Closing Date: 28th February 2018