Lecturer (Assistant Professor)/Associate Professor in Accounting, Finance or Banking

University of Leeds

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Are you an experienced academic with a proven ability to carry out teaching and research in the areas of accounting, finance, banking, and related topics? Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research and an exceptional student experience in a Russell Group University? Do you have the drive to tackle new challenges?  

We are seeking to appoint outstanding, successful individuals with a strong research and teaching profile to complement our existing research strengths in Accounting and Finance. As a Lecturer (Assistant Professor)/Associate Professor, you will carry out research, teaching and management within the School, Faculty and University, and contribute to academic leadership in the field of business with specific emphasis in the areas of accounting and finance. The position is open to those with expertise in the field of Accounting, Finance or Banking including Financial Technology; Entrepreneurial Finance; Analytics and Quantitative Methods; and any area of Accounting Research.

The Accounting and Finance Department fosters a vibrant research culture, where the personal development and career progression of early career researchers is an integral part of our strategy. Our research encompasses four main themes, with a focus on applied and empirical studies, supported by four specialist research centres. The Department has also invested over GBP 2.5m in databases to support world-class research. During the most recent six-year period, the members of the Department published over 40 research articles in academic journals, recognised as either Journals of Distinction (CABS 4*) or Top Journals in their field (CABS 4). 

Working with research partners, private and public sector organisations, and governmental bodies our team of researchers also developed several projects with significant impact on the local region, the economy and society in general. Our ‘flagship’ BSc Accounting & Finance programme is consistently ranked as a top 5 in the Complete University Guide, has consistently achieved high NSS scores and occupied top spots in all major league tables. The Department has also been named a ‘Centre of Excellence’ by the CBI and our MSc Banking and International Finance and BSc Banking and Finance programmes are accredited by the CBI.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of an international, diverse, and very successful Department in our growing Business School here at the University of Leeds. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have please contact:

Professor Konstantinos Bozos, Head of Accounting and Finance Division

Email: [email protected]


Professor Shima Amini, Chair in Entrepreneurial Finance

Email: [email protected]

Location:  Leeds – Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Department of Accounting & Finance
Category:  Academic
Grade 8

to Grade 9

£44,414 to £63,059
per annum
Post Type: 

Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 22 May 2023
Closing Date:  Sunday 25 June 2023
Reference:  BUSAF1003
Downloads:  Candidate Brief
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