Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Finance & Accounting (E&R)

University of Exeter

United Kingdom

July 19, 2022

Description

Job details

Job reference

P39003

Date posted

21/06/2022

Application closing date

19/07/2022

Location

Exeter (Hybrid)

Salary

The starting salary will be from £36,382 on Grade F (Lecturer) or from £46,042 on Grade G (Senior Lecturer), depending on qualifications and experience.

Package

Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

Contractual hours

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Basis

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Job category/type

Academic

Attachments

Job Description P39009.pdf
Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Finance & Accounting (E&R)

Job description

Faculty of Environmental, Science and Economy – University of Exeter Business School

This full-time role is available from September 2022 on a permanent basis. We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

The role

We seek to expand our team of outstanding researchers and teachers by appointing a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the area of Finance and Accounting.

We hope to hire faculty who will contribute to building on our current strengths within the field of Climate Finance, Corporate Governance, Investments and Corporate Disclosure.

We are seeking talented academics with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues, sustainable and responsible investments, corporate governance, asset pricing, corporate disclosure and banking.

We also look for those who have a strong record of accomplishment in innovative research, as well as a passion for inter-disciplinary teaching, and who have the necessary skills to conduct high-quality research and teach a range of courses in the Business School's undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs.

About the Finance & Accounting department

The Department of Finance and Accounting is research-oriented and devoted to teaching excellence. Newly formed in 2019, the Department is committed to producing world-class research with economic and societal impact, and to delivering research-led, engaging education that helps students attain the highest standards, and realise their potential to make an impact on the world. We are committed to advancing theory and working with leaders and managers in organisations to achieve practical solutions to their most important issues.

Staff members have recently published in journals such as the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Management Science, and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

The department is home to the Exeter Sustainable Finance Centre (click here).

About you

For a Lecturer post you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in Finance or Accounting and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research
  • A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding
  • An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research
  • Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes
  • Strong connections and funded projects with business and community partners
  • Involvement in projects which develop impact.
  • For a Senior Lecturer post you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in Finance or Accounting and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research
  • A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding
  • An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research
  • Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes
  • Strong connections and funded projects with business and community partners
  • Involvement in projects which develop impact
  • A strong potential for research leadership
  • A track record in refereed publications and success in significant grant capture
  • Relationships with external organisations and funders/ and knowledge and experience of key sectors or business challenges
  • Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role by clicking on the attachment.

    What we can offer you

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon.
  • The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

    Our research income in recent years means we're the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world's most influential scientists. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. At the latest Research Exercise Framework (2021), more than 99% of our research is of international quality, with 89% internationally excellent and 47% world-leading. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City.

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Prof Enrico Onali (email: e.onali@exeter.ac.uk).

    Please note that as of 1st September 2022 our colleges and schools will be moving into a new structure which will consist of the following three Faculties – Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy, (to include the Business School) and Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.

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