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Associate Professor

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Accounting

Location: London
Salary: £65,562 - please see advert
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 19th August 2019
Closes: 15th October 2019

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

For this post, we particularly welcome applications by women and ethnic minorities.

Salary is no less than £65,562 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website 

In addition this post will attract a significant market salary supplement which reflects current market conditions.

The Department of Accounting at LSE invites applications from outstanding candidates for the post of Associate Professor in Accounting. The post holder will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research in well-recognised, leading international journals and acting as a role model for state-of-the-art teaching methods across all levels.

Those specialising in any area of accounting are encouraged to apply. For further information on the department, see

For this role at the Associate Professor level, the successful candidate will be expected to provide leadership in the department in the research and teaching of accounting, in addition to making relevant service and citizenship contributions to the department, the school, and the profession. Applicants should have an established record of outstanding research accomplishments and teaching in accounting and will be expected to teach undergraduate and/or postgraduate, including doctoral, students. Essential candidate qualifications include an acknowledged reputation for outstanding research and scholarship, as well as evidence of a clear, well-developed strategy for sustained research that will result in further world-leading publications. Evidence of a consistent record of excellence as an educator in the field of accounting at undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level is also essential, along with a demonstrated ability to contribute to curriculum innovation and teaching delivery.

The specific criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on LSE’s online recruitment system.

The appointment is expected to commence no later than 1 September 2020.

In addition to a competitive salary, the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, and applicable support, training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries about applying via the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. If you have queries about the role, please email the Department Manager, Yvonne Guthrie (

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 15 November 2019 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to campus to give a presentation and meet with the faculty in the department and cognate areas.

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