Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) in Accounting

Lancaster University - Accounting and Finance

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

Accounting and Finance is one of the largest departments within LUMS – a world-ranked international business school which has topped the UK research rankings for nearly two decades. LUMS was ranked first in the UK in research power in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework and is one of few business schools whose programs are accredited by all three international business school accreditation bodies: AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. It is envisaged that this position will further strengthen the academic standing of Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) as a world class international business school.

The department is seeking an exceptional individual in the field of financial accounting, with research interests in the area of capital market research in accounting and textual analysis of accounting disclosures.

You will work in an excellent research environment, including a high level of collegiality, generous research budgets, subscriptions to state-of-the-art databases,a strong seminar series, and a distinguished visitors program. The Department of Accounting and Finance also has strong links with world-leading groups in corpus linguistics and natural language processing at Lancaster, providing the opportunity for truly multidisciplinary work on textual analysis and financial disclosure.

For an informal discussion please contact Professor Steven Young (Head of Department) s.young@lancaster.ac.uk or Professor Igor Goncharov i.goncharov@lancaster.ac.uk.

For further information on the Anniversary Lectureships visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/anniversary-lectureships.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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