Professor in Finance

University of Sussex Business School
Falmer, Brighton (GB)
The Department of Accounting and Finance is seeking to recruit a full-time, permanent Professor.
Closing date
Dec 22, 2023

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Contract Type

Post Title: Professor in Finance

School/department: University of Sussex Business School, Accounting and Finance
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 7710
Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience and prior performance

Placed on:  19 October 2023

Closing date: 11 December 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date:  18 January 2024
Expected start date: April 2024


The Department of Accounting and Finance is seeking to recruit a full-time, permanent faculty member at the Professor level in the area of Finance. It is looking for an individual with proven record and an exciting research agenda to support our growth in the Sustainable Finance area. A specialisation in any of the following areas Socially Responsible Finance, Climate Finance, Finance for the Greater Good would be desirable.


The Department of Accounting and Finance follows research-led teaching and has a great Finance related programme portfolio that includes the BSc in Accounting and Finance, BSc Digital Finance and Banking, BSc Finance and Technology, MSc in Accounting and Finance; MSc in Banking and Finance, MSc Management and Finance, MSc in Fintech, Risk and Investment Analysis, MSc Sustainable Finance and Accounting.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate that their current and potential research is of high quality and internationally recognized in the field of Finance in the top journals included in the FT50 list. Research grant and engagement activity is also highly desirable.


The successful candidate will be a dynamic academic who enjoys working in a fast-adapting, multidisciplinary environment and who shows enthusiasm for collaborating with colleagues within the department, the School, and across disciplines.


They should have experience in teaching up to postgraduate level and be willing and able to teach core and specialist subjects. 


For details of the members of the Accounting and Finance Department see:


Informal enquiries may be made with the Head of Department of Accounting & Finance Professor Radu Tunaru  ( or the Dean of the Business School Prof Steven McGuire (



For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page



The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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