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Associate Professor in Finance

Northumbria University - Faculty of Business and Law

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £53,347 to £61,818 (Grade 8)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 30th September 2021
Closes: 31st October 2021
Job Ref: BAL/21/7714

The Accounting and Financial Management Department at Northumbria University is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and outstanding candidate to join its Finance Subject Group as Associate Professor of Finance. The role-holder will be expected to demonstrate continuing academic attainment and achievement and provide academic leadership of their subject and associated colleagues, through contribution to their discipline and to the life and work of their Faculty and the wider University.

This will involve undertaking a specific management portfolio within the Department and, more generally, the Faculty. Beyond the discipline and University, the successful candidate will actively work to bring significant change within practice, profession and/or community at regional, national and international level. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to delivering and nurturing the Faculty’s strategic priorities, which include the integration of high quality research, excellent teaching, and managing on a range of diverse portfolios within an academic context. 

The role holder will lead and contribute to research activities, delivering appropriate research outputs, income generation and impact as agreed by the Department and Faculty. We are interested in hearing from candidates from all areas of finance, particularly from those who can demonstrate an outstanding profile and a wide research agenda; evidence of previous research funding success is also essential. In addition, role-holder will assist the Head of Department and the Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor to maintain, enhance and improve the University’s national and international reputation in their academic field.

If you would like to discuss this position in more details please contact Professor Janusz Brzeszczynski, Head of the Finance Subject group (; or Professor Ignazio Cabras, Head of Department (

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now'and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs up to a maximum of 4. In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world.Visit our web pages for details about the Information and Support for International Colleagues.

Currently, due to COVID-19, academic staff will normally be on campus for approximately two days per week when face to face teaching is scheduled, and as required to undertake research using specialist facilities

Please note this vacancy will close on 31/10/2021

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