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Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Finance

Accounting & Finance
Salary up to £60,000 per annum
Closing Date:   Thursday 05 December 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  A2871

The Department of Accounting and Finance at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) invites applications for a lecturer (assistant professor) position in Finance, to begin in September 2020. The department welcomes applications in all areas of finance. Significant reductions in teaching duties over the first years may apply for exceptional candidates. 


You should have a Ph.D. in Finance 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 top and high quality finance journals and should be able to deliver excellent teaching in both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Lecturer (assistant professor) positions carry a typical total salary package of up to £60,000 per annum. In exceptional circumstances, it may be possible to offer an additional supplement. Any such supplement will be awarded on the basis of a demonstrable record of exceptional achievement and is entirely at the discretion of the University.


The Department of Accounting and Finance is one of the largest departments within LUMS - a world-ranked international business school that has consistently ranked among the UK's top ten universities for nearly two decades. 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:


You should submit your application online at: by 5 December 2019. Applications must contain a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference, publications, job talk paper (identified as such) and any additional papers, description of courses taught, and teaching evaluations. Reference letters for new PhDs must be submitted directly with the title “Reference Letter for [Name of Applicant]” by 5 December 2019. 

The recruitment committee will be attending and conducting first-round interviews at the AFA meeting in San Diego in January 2020. For candidates not attending the AFA meeting, interviews will be arranged electronically or via an on-campus visit.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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