Lecturer in Accounting

Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
£35,550 – £49,149
08 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Accounting
Department: Accounting and Finance (
Faculty: Strathclyde Business School (
Staff Category:  Academic
Reference No:  136634
Reports To    Head of Department
Grade:    7
Salary Range:    £35,550 – £49,149
Contract Type:    Open Contract
FTE:    1 (35 hours/week)
Closing Date    Sunday, 24 June 2018

We are looking to appoint an ambitious, high performing academic in accounting with proven ability (or excellent potential) to publish in world class academic journals and teach at various levels to join our team at Lecturer level. To be successful, you must possess a PhD (or be close to completion) combined with relevant experience and will have either an excellent track record in published research or evidence of outstanding research potential. 

The Department is interested in advancing research in any area of accounting. We seek applications from candidates who will fit well with the Departmental Research and Outreach strategies and University Values.

As 'the place of useful learning' the University of Strathclyde is committed to the advancement of society through the pursuit of excellence in research, education and knowledge exchange, and through creative engagement with partner organisations at local, national and international levels.

Strathclyde Business School has excellent people, as evidenced by its Research Excellence Framework (REF) performance, considerable links to business and industry, and synergies between learning innovations and research. Based on the REF 2014 GPA scores, the Times Higher Education ranked us 1st in Scotland and in the top 10 business schools in the UK for its research and 3rd in the UK for impact of our business research. The Business School also did exceptionally well in terms of the REF's assessment of our research environment, rating us as in the top tier for environment amongst UK business schools, with a 100% 4* rating.

The Department of Accounting and Finance is one of the UK’s major centres of research in both fields, with particular expertise in social and environmental accounting; management accounting; small business accounting and finance, corporate finance; treasury management; portfolio performance and international banking.

Applicants are required to complete an application form including the name of three referees who will be contacted before interview without further permission, unless you indicate you would prefer otherwise. Applicants should also submit a Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter detailing the knowledge, skills and experience you think make you the right candidate for the job as well as a Research Plan outlining your research strategy for the next 5 years. Applicants should also complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Further information on the application process and working at Strathclyde can be found on our website (
Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Dr Andrea Coulson, Head of Department ( 

Formal interviews for this post will be held on Tuesday, 3 July 2018.
We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The University currently holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award, recognising our commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in academia.