Associate Professor in Accounting

University of Reading - Department of Business Informatics Systems & Accounting

Henley Business School at the University of Reading, is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor in Accounting who will undertake international-level academic research and the development, delivery and leadership of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the area of accounting, with associated responsibilities in administration and outreach activities.

You will be part of a vibrant global institution that continuously seeks to improve upon everything we do and be recognised for being a truly international business school, the excellence of our learning experience, world-class research and thinking, our sense of community and responsibility, the strength of our networks, and the breadth and depth of our relationships with industry. This is reflected in the subject area of accounting in which we value the balance between research and practice.

You will:

  • Carry out research in the area of accounting and be able to conduct independent international and interdisciplinary research activities.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of our established postgraduate and undergraduate programmes as well as new programmes.
  • Provide academic leadership to an expanding accounting discipline in Henley Business School.
  • Teach a range of modules in the broad area of accounting and financial management.

You will have:

  • A PhD/DBA in Accounting, or a closely-related subject.
  • A track record of research of at least national standing, built on high quality research outputs.
  • A sustained record of good teaching and learning practice.
  • An ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a multi-cultural and multidisciplinary environment.

Interviews will be held on 19 January 2017.

Informal contact details
Contact role: Head of Business Informatics, Systems and Accounting
Contact name: Prof. Keiichi Nakata
Contact phone: +44 (0) 118 378 4423
Contact email:

Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: 
Director of Studies
Contact name: Dr Liang Han
Contact phone: +44 (0) 1491 418871
Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.

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