Reader or Professor in Accounting
The University of Bristol’s School of Economics, Finance and Management is seeking to appoint a Reader or Professor in Accounting. We are seeking candidates who are able to deliver world-class research and teaching and to contribute to the academic leadership of colleagues in the Department of Accounting and Finance. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified candidates in any area of accounting, though we are particularly interested in applicants with research interests in management accounting or financial reporting and accountability.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of publishing consistently in highly rated accounting journals. They will have a track record of obtaining and attracting research funding (from private and/or public funding bodies) and be able to demonstrate the impact of their research on the profession as well as the wider academic community. We also expect the successful candidate to demonstrate excellence in delivery of high quality teaching and programme development at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They will be experienced in supervising post-graduate (Masters and Doctorate) research students and mentoring more junior academic staff.
As a leading research-intensive institution, the University of Bristol is determined to attract individuals of the highest calibre to this position. In order to support this strategy we are prepared to offer a competitive salary and an excellent research environment that encourages and supports world-class research.
The University of Bristol is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world and was rated in the top 5 in the UK in the latest Research Excellence Framework. One of three departments in the School of Economics, Finance and Management, the Department of Accounting and Finance provides an excellent research environment. It regularly attracts internationally renowned speakers as part of its active seminar series and offers access to state of the art databases and computing facilities. See website www.bristol.ac.uk/accounting for further details of current staff, research projects and seminars.
The closing date for applications is 11.59pm UK time on Sunday 19th August 2018. Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 24 September 2018.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Head of Department, Professor Stuart Cooper, via email: email@example.com.
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.