Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Taxation

University of Exeter - University of Exeter Business School

Department of Accounting and Taxation
Education and Research

This new full time permanent post is available from April 2018.

We are a Russell Group university boasting a vibrant academic community with over 21,000 students.  Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world, 98% of our research is rated as being of international quality and focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing the world today. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

The University is proud that it has taken only a decade to establish the Business School as one of the UK's leading centres of business education and research, with a significant partnerships portfolio of more than 40 institutions globally. It is rapidly becoming one of the top business schools in the UK, ranked in the top 10 in the UK for all its main subject areas.

Under the leadership of the recently appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean, Professor David Allen, the School is focused on further enhancing its reputation as a centre of excellence.

The role
We are seeking to appoint a new Lecturer / Senior Lecturer with a particular interest in Accounting and Taxation. We are looking a motivated and talented Lecturer / Senior Lecturer to contribute to research, teaching and enterprise activities in Accounting and Taxation.

About you
For a Lecturer post you will have:
*    A PhD or equivalent in Accounting or Taxation and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research
*    A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding
*    An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research
*    Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes
*    Strong connections and funded projects with business and community partners
*    Involvement in projects which develop impact.

Additional requirements for Senior Lecturer:
*    A strong potential for research leadership
*    A track record in refereed publications and success in significant grant capture
*    Relationships with external organisations and funders/ and knowledge and experience of key sectors or business challenges

What we can offer you
*    Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
*    Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
*    An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
*    Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
*    A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Prof Lynne Oats (tel: 01392-726267, email: l.m.oats@exeter.ac.uk) or Dr Bill Peng (tel: 01392-722533, email: bill.peng@exeter.ac.uk).

View the Job Description and Person Specifications here: Lecturer and Senior Lecturer. Please clearly indicate in your application which level role you would like to be considered for.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer, an Athena Swan accredited institution and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.  

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