Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Accounting

University of Birmingham - Departments of Accounting and Finance

Ranked amongst the world’s top 100 institutions, the University of Birmingham is an elite institution that offers an inspirational research and learning environment. Birmingham Business School is a major player in business education, providing a wide variety of internationally regarded programmes across a range of business disciplines. The School has recently commenced an investment programme which provides for growth in both its academic and professional staffing.

The Departments of Accounting and Finance provide a long established BSc degree in Accounting and Finance and a BSc Accountancy degree, partnering with KPMG and the ICAS. The Departments provide one-year full-time postgraduate programmes leading to the MSc International Accounting and Finance and the MSc Investments degrees and MSc Financial Management degrees. The Departments provide research programmes leading to a PhD qualification on both full-time and part-time bases. It has a vibrant community of research students, many of whom are sponsored by external agencies or supported through internal schemes.

The post is open to those wishing to combine research and teaching activities. The successful post-holder will be expected to develop and undertake their own programme of research activities leading to high quality research publications and to become involved in the generation of research income and the promotion of research and knowledge exchange activities. The post-holder will teach and examine accountancy subjects across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and will be expected to undertake the full range of responsibilities in relation to supervision, marking and examining. The post-holder will contribute to the management of a major activity at Departmental or School level.

Applications are welcome from all areas of accounting. Candidates offering expertise in auditing, financial reporting, taxation, social & environmental reporting, management accounting or public sector accounting are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have a PhD relevant to the post and/or a higher degree with equivalent professional accounting qualifications. Applicants should have evidence of the potential to conduct accounting research of an international standard. Applicants should have a record of successful teaching and learning experience; preferably at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Applicants should be able to demonstrate high level analytical capability, the ability to design and deliver module materials successfully, to assess and organise resources effectively and evidence of an ability to undertake related administration and contribute to broader management/administration processes.

Informal Enquiries: please contact Professor Penelope Tuck, P.A.L.Tuck@bham.ac.uk or 0121 414 2699.

To download the details and submit an electronic application online visit: www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs alternatively information can be obtained from 0121 415 9000.

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