Professor in the Department of Accounting (Grade 10)

Durham University

This is a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in achieving our ambition to become a Top European Business School by 2027. You will help strengthen our research profile and environment through the delivery of world-class publications, income generation and documented impact of social value. Accounting is a research-led department in which colleagues share a drive to advance world changing knowledge through collaborative projects. We are investing in a Professor to develop our strengths, produce excellent research with an impact beyond the University, and deliver exceptional teaching to our students. 

You’ll need:

A good first-degree, complemented by a Doctoral Qualification or PhD in Accounting or a related subject.

A proven ability to produce world-class research, including an ambitious and credible research plan which supports the activities of the department. 

A track record of leading national or international research groups and networks, with an internationally recognised contribution to the development of research fields and, ideally, experience of mentoring early career researchers.

Experience of contributing significantly to the development of PhD programmes and excellent supervision of PhD students. 

Willingness and ability to develop successful research project proposals, with the scope to secure funding or generate income. 

Experience of taking innovative approaches to delivering high-quality teaching across lectures and in smaller study groups, with HEA (or equivalent) status. 

Confident leadership and communication skills, with the willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team. 

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