Lecturer (Assistant Professor)/Associate Professor in Accounting, Banking or Finance

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7088726 (Ref.No. LUBSC1571)
Posted: November 10, 2021

Job Description

Are you an experienced academic with a proven ability to carry out teaching and research in the areas of accounting, finance, banking, and related topics?

Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research and an exceptional student experience in a Russell Group University? Do you have the drive to tackle new challenges?  

We are seeking to appoint outstanding, successful individuals with a strong research and teaching profile to complement our existing research strengths in Accounting, banking and Finance.

As a Lecturer (Assistant Professor)/Associate Professor, you will carry out research, teaching and management within the School, Faculty and University, and contribute to academic leadership with specific emphasis in the areas of accounting, banking and finance. The position is open to those with expertise in the field of Accounting, Banking or Finance - including Financial Technology; Entrepreneurial Finance; Analytics and Quantitative Methods; and any area of Accounting Research.

Leeds University Business School (LUBS) is a leading, full-service business school, regularly world ranked by the Financial Times, QS and The Economist, and one of a small number of schools worldwide to be triple accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. We deliver undergraduate, masters, MBA, PhD, executive and professional education and online study, to over 5,000 students from around 100 countries. 

LUBS is a top ten business and management research institution, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). The School is a faculty of the University of Leeds, one of the leading higher education institutions in the UK, ranked in the top 100 universities in the world (QS rankings 2022) and a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities. 

The Accounting and Finance Department fosters a vibrant research culture, where the personal development and career progression of early career researchers is an integral part of our strategy. To support world-class research the Department has established three specialist research centres and invested over £2.5m in databases.  During the most recent six-year period, the members of the Department published over 40 research articles in academic journals, recognised as either Journals of Distinction (CABS 4*) or Top Journals in their field (CABS 4). Working with research partners, private and public sector organisations, and governmental bodies our team of researchers also developed several projects with significant impact on the local region, the economy and society in general. Our ‘flagship’ BSc Accounting & Finance programme is ranked as a top 5 in the Complete University Guide and has consistently achieved high NSS scores and occupied top spots in all major league tables. The Department has also been named a ‘Centre of Excellence’ by the Chartered Bankers Institute (CBI) and our MSc Banking and International Finance and BSc Banking and Finance programmes are accredited by the CBI.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of an international, diverse, and very successful Department in our growing Business School here at the University of Leeds. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Konstantinos Bozos, Head of Accounting and Finance Department

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 8685, email: K.Bozos@lubs.leeds.ac.uk

or 

Professor Valeriya Dinger, Chair in Accounting and Finance

Email: v.n.dinger@leeds.ac.uk


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 8 to Grade 9
Salary:  £42,149 to £60,022 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Tuesday 09 November 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 28 November 2021
Reference:  LUBSC1571


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