Assistant Professor in Business Law

University of Nottingham - Nottingham University Business School

Location: Jubilee Campus

Salary: £34,956 to £46,924 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Nottingham University Business School is one of the UK’s leading Business Schools and a globally ranked centre for management education and research at one of the UK’s most successful universities. With around 140 academic staff, this dynamic Business School has a strong commitment to excellent research, teaching and learning. Our strategy of research led teaching is supported through close engagement with other Schools across the University, as well as with businesses and organisations in the public and private sector. We are embracing the contemporary challenges confronting Business Schools and Universities more broadly by integrating sustainability issues in the curriculum and inspiring radical innovation thinking in our students. We are financially strong both as a Business School and a University. For more information about Nottingham University Business School, please see

Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor in Business Law based in the Accounting Division of Nottingham University Business School.

Accounting is a key subject in the Business School, with the broad and varied experience and expertise of our highly-qualified faculty enabling our division to deliver important courses across many of the programmes on offer. Several of our undergraduate modules are accredited by professional accountancy bodies and lead to exemptions from professional examinations. The division is also home to the School's legal expertise and we provide teaching in business law at many levels.

Divisional faculty undertake research in many aspects of both accounting and law, with particular expertise in the broad areas of:

  • Market-based accounting research
  • Voluntary disclosure
  • Corporate governance
  • Management accounting and control
  • Taxation

The person appointed will be expected to engage in high quality research and to contribute to teaching on the range of programmes offered by the School at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. They will also be required to make an appropriate contribution to administration.

Candidates should have a PhD (or be close to completion) in a relevant area together with teaching experience at HE level in relevant subjects in Business Law. They should have excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in in relevant subjects across Business Law. Candidates should also have the ability to undertake research in Business Law and publish in internationally reputed peer-reviewed academic journals in relevant areas, along with the ability to develop their own research area and work well in a team.

This full-time permanent post is available from January 2017.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Elisabeth Dedman, Divisional Research Director, tel: 0115 84 66203, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. For more information about Nottingham University Business School, please see

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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