The Department of Accounting and Finance is looking to recruit a full-time faculty member at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level in the area of Finance. The position is open ended, and the Lecturer is equivalent to Assistant Professor, while Senior Lecturer is equivalent to Associate Professor in other countries. A specialisation in any of the area of Climate Finance would be highly desirable but not essential.
We are looking for an individual with an exciting research agenda that either complements or adds to the interests of our current faculty. The Finance Group has three existing research groups, Business Finance (BF), Quantitative Finance (QF), and Sustainable Accounting, Finance and Economics (SAFE), focusing on topics such as company finance in both public and private companies, venture capital, financial markets, derivatives, risk management, cryptocurrencies, sustainable finance, climate finance. The Accounting Group has existing expertise in the area of accountability, performance management, governance, accounting in public sector and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), accounting in emerging economies, and public-private-NGO partnerships.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their research has publication potential in top level journals, as indicated by rankings in the Finance and Economics ABS current journal ranking list and FT50 list.
The successful candidate will be an engaged academic who enjoys working in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment and shows enthusiasm for collaborating with colleagues within the department and across disciplines.
They should have experience in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as a preparedness to teach specialist and core subjects.
For details of the members of the Accounting and Finance Department see here.
Informal enquiries may be made with the Head of Department of Accounting & Finance Prof Radu Tunaru (R.Tunaru@sussex.ac.uk).
The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy, Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.
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