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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Requisition ID:  15001
Location: 

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  14-Jan-2022

 

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

 

Salary: Lecturer: £36,382 - £50,296  per annum 

            Senior Lecturer: £51,799 - £60,022 per annum 

Closing Date: 3 February 2022

 

The Role

 

We seek to appoint three outstanding Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Accounting. You must be able to demonstrate research excellence – as evidenced by high quality publications – and deliver excellent teaching. You will have a strong research and scholarly trajectory in the discipline of Accounting with significant potential to generate research income and to pursue impact activities. For the Lecturer role, we expect you to have the potential to develop an international reputation, For Senior Lecturers, we would expect this to already be established. You will be committed to the success and development of Newcastle University Business School. You will join the dynamic and vibrant Accounting and Finance subject group within a business school that is committed to collegiality and academic citizenship. 


For the Senior Lecturer position, you must have a PhD in a relevant subject and will be expected to provide academic leadership commensurate with a senior lectureship position in our School. For the Lecturer position, you must have a PhD or be nearing completion (i.e. strictly within three months of submission at the time of application for the role), or a good track record of publications.


Informal enquiries about this position can be made to Professor David Oldroyd, Joint Subject Group Head of Accounting & Finance at david.mccollum-oldroyd@newcastle.ac.uk.   


Accounting and Finance is one of four subject groups within Newcastle University Business School. Our finance academics are world-leading researchers in several areas of finance including asset pricing, behavioural finance, banking and econometrics. The group offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, together post-experience teaching and PhD supervision. Newcastle University Business School is located in Newcastle City Centre and at the gateway to the Newcastle Helix, a £350million partnership between Newcastle University, Newcastle City Council and Legal and General, where business meets Science. 


Newcastle University is a Russell Group institution and the Newcastle University Business School is home to 4000 students and is one of an elite group of Business Schools worldwide to hold triple accreditation from the three internationally recognised accreditation bodies: AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS. This places the School in the top 1% of business schools worldwide and is testament to our reputation for our world leading Research and Teaching. 


For more information about Newcastle University Business School, please visit our website https://www.ncl.ac.uk/business-school/
 
Key Accountabilities 

 

  • Contribute to the research profile of the Business School by publishing in high quality outlets, demonstrating impact
  • Conduct research that demonstrates international standards of excellence in terms of originality, significance and rigour in the area of Accounting and ensure all our students benefit from studying in a research intensive, research excellent academic environment
  • Pursue external funding
  • Demonstrate the potential for impact through the development of research-based solutions to real-world problems, engaging with external stakeholders to develop the impact of your work
  • Supervise PGR students in a research-led university
  • Contribute to the Business School’s Triple Accreditation and Professional Body Accreditations
  • Have a commitment to high quality teaching and learning and student support
  • Support students throughout their studies in the role of personal tutor
  • Set and mark assessment of modules in accordance with University standards and utilise on-line and digitised curricula and education frameworks
  • Contribute to curriculum development
  • Provide education for life, that engages, challenges and supports our students to discover and fulfil their potential both while they are studying with us and once they have graduated
  • Operate as an active academic citizen and colleague in the Business School community

 

Additional Key Accountabilities - Senior Lecturer

 

  • Contribute to the research profile of the Business School by publishing in high quality outlets, demonstrating the achievement of/potential for impact and external research funding
  • Conduct research that demonstrates international standards of excellence in terms of originality, significance and rigour in the area of Accounting and ensure all our students benefit from studying in a research intensive, research excellent academic environment
  • Attract and supervise PGR students in a research-led university
  • As a senior colleague make a positive academic citizenship and leadership contribution to our Business School community 

 
The Person (Essential)

Knowledge, Skills & Experience 

 

  • Evidence of/potential to develop and secure grant capture and/or impact
  • Evidence of research/potential for publication in international and world-leading outlets
  • Evidence of or willingness to develop engagement with external stakeholders, generating real-world impact from research
  • Evidence of the potential to contribute to the relevant Research Community
  • Evidence of the ability to provide an outstanding educational experience, rooted in strong disciplinary Accounting knowledge that engages, challenges, and inspires our students
  • Evidence of ability/potential to deliver research-led teaching, making effective use of technology to enhance learning. The ability to teach auditing or management accounting would be desirable
  • Evidence of effective use of disciplinary and proactive research 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent organisational, time management and presentation skills 
  • Demonstration of successful team working and operating as an effective colleague 
  • Experience or potential for undertaking a management and leadership role 
  • Evidence of/potential for academic citizenship 
  • Commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and ethics, responsibility and sustainability 
  • Working knowledge of Accounting & Finance databases (e.g. Bloomberg) (Desirable)

 

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Experience - Senior Lecturer (Essential)

 

  • A sustained international research and innovation profile and proven track record in international and world-leading publications in relevant areas of accounting
  • A track record of/potential for securing external research funding 
  • A track record of/potential for engaging with external stakeholders, generating real-world impact from research 
  • Evidence of commitment to interdisciplinarity 
  • Evidence of/potential for internationalising the curricula 
  • Evidence of delivering research-led teaching and making effective use of technology to enhance learning. The ability to teach auditing or management accounting would be desirable.
  • Skills in organisation and leadership necessary for undertaking a management and leadership role in the School 
  • Evidence of academic citizenship 

 

Qualifications 

 

  • A good Honours degree (preferably in a relevant subject)
  • PhD in Accounting at or near completion – i.e. strictly within three months of submission at time of application; or a good track record of publications
  • A profile with currency which meets external accreditation bodies criteria 
  • Qualified membership of Professional Body (for example ICAEW/ACA, ACCA, CIPFA, CIMA) as appropriate to the Subject Area (Desirable)

 

Additional Qualifications - Senior Lecturer (Essential)

 

  • A PhD in Accounting
  • HE Teaching qualification (or equivalent experience)  

 

 


 

 

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

 

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

 

We understand how important the full employment package is to our colleagues at Newcastle University and we are committed to providing a great range of benefits and discounts for all.  You can learn more about what is available here on our Benefits Website page.

 

Requisition ID: 15001