Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) in Finance x2

Lancaster University - Department of Accounting and Finance

Salary: £33,943 to £46,924 (total salary package up to £60,000)

The Department of Accounting and Finance at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) seeks candidates for two full-time 50th Anniversary Lectureship (Assistant Professor) Positions in Finance starting in the summer of 2017.  These posts are part of the University’s 50th Anniversary Scheme, designed to attract excellent candidates to further strengthen the University’s academic standing.  The posts carry no teaching and administrative duties in the first two years and reduced teaching and administrative duties for the next three years to enable faster career progression.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The department offers an excellent research environment, with a high level of collegiality, generous research budgets, subscriptions to state-of-the-art databases, a strong seminar series, and a senior visitors program.  The Department of Accounting and Finance is one of the largest departments within LUMS - a world-ranked international business school that has consistently ranked among the UK's top ten universities for nearly two decades.  In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, LUMS was ranked first in the UK in research power and is one of few business schools whose programs are accredited by all three international business school accreditation bodies: AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB.  In the latest Financial Times Global Ranking, the Lancaster MBA was ranked 35th in the world (4th in the UK).  The Master in Finance was ranked 30th in the world (6th in the UK).  More information about the department can be found at: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/accounting-and-finance/

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Finance or a related discipline, or should be expected to complete their Ph.D. in the near future.  Candidates should be able to pursue their own independent research and develop publications in top finance journals.  We welcome candidates working in all areas of finance, particularly those in the areas of banking and corporate finance.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: All applicants should submit their application online at: https://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/ by November 20, 2016.  Job packets must contain a cover letter, current CV, three letters of reference, publications, job talk paper (identified as such) and any additional papers, description of courses taught, and teaching ratings.  Recommenders must submit letters directly to s.debbat@lancaster.ac.uk with the title “Reference Letter for [Name of Applicant]” by November 20, 2016.  A recruitment committee will be attending and conducting first-round interviews at the AFA meeting in Chicago in January 2017.

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