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Lecturer in Accounting

Accounting & Finance
Salary: £43,518 to £57,722 (including discipline supplement)
Closing Date:   Sunday 17 December 2017
Interview Date:   Monday 15 January 2018
Reference:  A2092

The Department of Accounting and Finance at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) invites applications for an assistant professor position in Accounting, to begin Summer 2018. While the department welcomes applications in all areas of accounting, it is particularly keen to further strengthen its expertise in the area of capital market research in accounting, bank accounting and textual analysis of accounting disclosures.

You should have a Ph.D. in Accounting or a related discipline, or should be expected to complete your Ph.D. in the near future. You should be able to pursue your own independent research and develop publications in high quality and top accounting journals and should be able to deliver excellent teaching in both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. An additional salary supplement commensurate with outstanding performance may be offered to exceptional candidates.

Accounting and Finance is one of the largest departments within LUMS – a world-ranked international business school which has topped the UK research rankings for nearly two decades. LUMS was ranked first in the UK in research power in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework and is one of few business schools whose programs are accredited by all three international business school accreditation bodies: AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. It is envisaged that this position will further strengthen the academic standing of Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) as a world class international business school. The department offers an excellent research environment, with a high level of collegiality, generous research budgets, and subscriptions to state-of-the-art databases, a strong seminar series, and a senior visitors program. More information about the department can be found at: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/accounting-and-finance/

You should submit your application online at: https://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/ by December 17, 2017.  Job packets must contain a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference, publications, job market paper and any additional working papers, description of courses taught, and teaching evaluations.

For an informal discussion please contact Professor Steven Young (Head of Department) s.young@lancaster.ac.uk or Professor Igor Goncharov i.goncharov@lancaster.ac.uk.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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