Lecturer in Financial Management or Accounting

London (GB)
11 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Management

Lecturer in Financial Management or Accounting (Ref: 119)
Full Time, open-ended post

A Lecturer in Financial Management or Accounting is sought for the Department of Management within the School of Business, Economics and Informatics. The School brings together the College’s business-facing departments and has expanded student numbers by over 70 per cent since its founding in 2009. The Department of Management, one of four departments within the School, is the largest department in the College, with around 1,650 students and over 50 staff members. It has a strong research reputation in a number of areas, including international business, innovation management and entrepreneurship, human resource management, corporate governance, sport management, accounting and finance, and marketing.

The Department has a wide range of programmes at undergraduate level, including our successful BSc Accounting and BSc Accounting with Finance, whilst at postgraduate level we run an MSc Accounting and Financial Management, and MSc Investment Management. We are also affiliated with various professional bodies such as ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA, and the CFA. The Department is now looking to add to its talented academics and would particularly encourage applications from prospective colleagues seeking a first class environment to enhance their career.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Accounting or Financial Management, or be very close to completing one, and should be able to demonstrate significant research achievements and teaching record commensurate with their career stage. They should also be able to outline clear plans for future research, teaching at undergraduate, postgraduate and post-experience levels. 

Applications are particularly welcome from specialists in Financial Accounting, Financial Reporting, Auditing and Taxation, but candidates from other Accounting subject areas who have compelling CVs may also apply.

Salary: Grade 7/8 of the College's London Pay Scale which is Lecturer A (Grade 7) - £37,169 rising to £42,483 per annum or Lecturer B (Grade 8) - £43,642 rising to £51,372 per annum.  

This post is full time, 35 hours per week and open-ended. The salary quoted above is on the College's London Pay Scale and includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the Greater London area. The initial salary will be dependent on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. The appointment is subject to a probationary period of 3 years. Birkbeck also provides a generous defined benefit pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and other great benefits.
The closing date for completed applications is midnight on 17th August. 
Interviews will be held in September.
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Birkbeck welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award, operating the Two Ticks scheme, is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and is working towards the Race Equality Charter Mark. 

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