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University of Exeter - University of Exeter Business School

Location: Exeter
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 29th October 2019
Closes: 1st December 2019
Job Ref: P01335

Department of Finance and Accounting

Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor with tenure), Associate Professor and Full Professor opportunities available

Full-time/part-time, permanent

Education & Research

The Business School's growth in research and teaching is a priority for the University and we have significant investment to expand our offering so that we can achieve excellence as one of the leading Business Schools in the UK and the world. At University of Exeter Business School we have ambitious growth plans. Over the next five years we aim to increase international student numbers by more than 500. As well as expand the programmes we offer, we plan to grow new partnerships with businesses and international institutions and boost our reputation on a global scale.

Department of Finance and Accounting

We are a research-oriented unit devoted to teaching excellence. We are committed to high-quality research with economic and societal impact and research-led, engaging education which helps students attain the highest standards, and realise their potential to make an impact on the world.


The Department of Finance and Accounting at the University of Exeter Business School is seeking to appoint a number of posts including Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor with tenure) and Professor (Associate and Full). This hiring forms part of a continued expansion and investment into Finance and Accounting at the University of Exeter.

We are particularly interested in candidates specialising in any of the following fields: 

  • Asset Pricing
  • Auditing
  • Banking
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Law
  • Financial Accounting
  • FinTech
  • Investment Analysis
  • Taxation

About you

Candidates at the Lecturer level should have a PhD or be nearing completion and should show promise of significant scholarship, high quality publications and teaching ability. Candidates for Senior Lecturer or above should already have a PhD and demonstrate a sustainable research profile appropriate for their discipline and evidence of high-quality research-led teaching. Candidates at the rank of Associate or Full Professor must have an outstanding track record in publishing research, teaching and attracting research grants, as well as potential to generate impact beyond academia. In addition, they should have an international reputation and a proven record of, and ability to provide, academic leadership.

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of these positions

The University of Exeter Business School offers competitive salaries, benefits and research support. We embrace and promote diversity and offer flexible working hours.  We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

How to apply

Applicants must apply online via the University of Exeter careers website by 1st December 2019 - in order to be considered for first-round interviews at the AFA job market meeting in San Diego (3-5 January 2020). Please submit your:

  • Cover letter - Please state in your cover letter if you will be attending the AFA meeting and be available for interview.
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • CV
  • Unpublished working paper


For applications at the level of Lecturer (Assistant Professor) three references are required. Please ask your referees to send your reference letters to

For Full Professor, Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor with tenure) Applications please provide your referee contact details in the relevant section of your online application. These will be requested prior to interview.

Informal enquires should be directed in the first instance to:

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