ASTON UNIVERSITY

Lecturer in Accounting 

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Salary
£34,520 to £47,722 per annum
Posted
19 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lecturer in Accounting 
Aston Business School
Salary:     £34,520 to £47,722 per annum 
Grade:     Grade 08 or Grade 9
Basis:     Full Time 
Closing Date:     Wednesday 18 April 2018
Interview Date:     Tuesday 15 May 2018
Reference: R180110​
    

Aston Business School will be a global leader in bridging the world of intellectual discovery and the practical needs of enterprises and the professions. Our goal is to enhance enterprise and enterprises. We develop individuals to perform better within enterprises and the professions, and to create successful new ventures. We support business leaders in enhancing their organisation’s performance and growth. We advise policy-makers on ways to improve society and the economy. Our research creates new knowledge that furthers these aspirations. It is our particular aim to ensure that the opportunities we create are made available to all members of our society.

The Accounting Department has an impressive publications record and members are editors or on the editorial boards of important accounting journals including: Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Accounting History, International Journal of Auditing and Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management.  With a strong tradition of management accounting research, the Department hosts the annual Management Accounting Research Group (MARG) Conference. Research interests focus mainly on accountability and governance. We are seeking to further strengthen these areas. 

We offer dedicated teaching programmes in accounting at undergraduate level (B.Sc. Accounting for Management) and a number at postgraduate level (face-to-face and online). We are seeing significant growth in student numbers. 

We seek enthusiastic, passionate and motivated individuals to contribute to the Department’s research, teaching and enterprise activities. You should possess a relevant good first degree and should have, or expect shortly to obtain, a doctorate in a relevant discipline. In addition you will be expected to have a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (or equivalent qualification) and Fellowship of The Higher Education Academy or a strong willingness to obtain such fellowship within 2 years of appointment.

A publication record in refereed journals is desirable along with the clear potential to publish internationally.

For Lecturer posts, the minimum period for which initial appointments are made is normally five years, with the possibility of transfer to a continuing appointment.

Please visit our website http://www.aston.ac.uk/makethefuture for further details. 

Informal enquires about these posts may be made to Prof Carolyn Cordery, Head of Accounting Department by telephoning 0121 204 3380 or via email c.cordery@aston.ac.uk

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