Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Lancaster University
December 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:£39,347 to £64,914
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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Accounting & Finance Salary: £39,347 to £64,914 up to £70,000 per annum for Senior Lecturer Closing Date: Friday 01 December 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 0475-23-R

The Department of Accounting and Finance at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) invites applications for Lecturer and Senior Lecturer (Assistant and Associate Professor) positions in Accounting. The Department welcomes applications in all areas of accounting. Significant reductions in teaching duties over the first years may apply for exceptional candidates.


All candidates should have a Ph.D. in Accounting or a related discipline or should be expected to complete their Ph.D. in the near future. Depending on qualifications and experience, candidates can be appointed at the Lecturer (Assistant Professor) or Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) level. Candidates for Lecturer (Assistant Professor) positions should be able to pursue their 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. Candidates for Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) positions should be independent researchers with a track-record of publications in top accounting journals (e.g., The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics , and The Journal of Accounting Research ) and evidence of teaching excellence. Lecturer (Assistant Professor) positions carry a typical total salary package of up to £60,000 per annum. Senior lecturer (associate professor) positions carry a typical total salary package of up to £70,000 per annum. In exceptional circumstances, for both level of positions, it may be possible to offer an additional supplement. Any such supplement would be awarded on the basis of a demonstrable record of exceptional achievement and is entirely at the discretion of the University.


The department offers an excellent research environment, with a high level of collegiality, generous research budgets, subscriptions to state-of-the-art databases, a strong seminar series, a senior visitors program, and strong links to world-leading textual analysis/linguistics groups at Lancaster University. The Department has been recently ranked as one of the top 3 research groups in Europe based on publications in the leading accounting journals (see UT-Dallas Research Rankings over 2015-2020). More information about the Department can be found at: https:// www. lancaster.ac.uk/lums/accounting-and-finance/


All applicants should submit their application online, indicating for which level of position they would like to be considered. Job packets 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.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Sandra Nolte (Head of Department) [email protected] or Professor Igor Goncharov [email protected].

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