Professor and Head of Department of Accountancy, Finance and Economics

University of Huddersfield - Huddersfield Business School

Huddersfield Business School provides a modern and professional environment. We aim to deliver an inspirational and innovative learning experience and undertake pioneering research with a practical emphasis and real-world application. We believe strongly in the quality of the support we offer to our students, employers and all our working partners.

There is an exciting opportunity to join Huddersfield Business School as the Head of Accountancy, Finance and Economics Department (AFE). We are ambitious to continue our strategy to build on our research profile at the highest international and national standards in the areas of Accounting, Finance and Economics. The AFE Department has an interesting mixture of research active members alongside early career staff and members coming from professional backgrounds. There are two groups within the Department: Accountancy and Finance Subject Group and the Economics Subject Group. The successful candidate will contribute to the School’s overall strategic plans in research, teaching, enterprise activities and international links.

We are seeking a candidate with an international and national research profile, and an excellent record of publications combined with demonstrable impact. Your research interests should complement and enhance those of the Accountancy, Finance and Economics Groups and inter-disciplinary research in the School. A track record of attracting research funding is also essential. Candidates with previous experience in managing academic staff members are highly welcomed. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and supervision at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to provide academic leadership within the School.

For further information about the AFE Department, please visit, the department website. Please direct all the informal enquiries to:

Professor Jill Johnes, Dean of the Business School, Tel: 01484 473063,

For further details about this post and to make an application please visit

Closing Date: 25 October 2017.

Interview Date: 22 November 2017.

Working for Equal Opportunities.

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