Lancaster University Management School
Lecturer (Assistant Professor) Position in Finance

The Department of Accounting and Finance at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) seeks candidates for a one-year fixed-term Lectureship (Assistant Professor) position in Finance starting October 2017. Priority will be given to candidates with expertise in asset pricing and investments.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The department offers an excellent research environment, with a high level of collegiality, generous research budgets, and subscriptions to state-of-the-art databases, a strong seminar series, and a senior visitors program. The Department of Accounting and Finance is one of the largest departments within LUMS - a world-ranked international business school that has consistently ranked among the UK's top ten universities for nearly two decades. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, LUMS was ranked first in the UK in research power and is one of few business schools whose programs are accredited by all three international business school accreditation bodies: AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. In the latest Financial Times Global Ranking, the Lancaster MBA was ranked 35th in the world (4th in the UK). The Master in Finance was ranked 30th in the world (6th in the UK). The department is ranked 2nd in the 2018 Guardian University Guide, 2nd in the 2017 Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide, and 6th in the 2018 Complete University Guide More information about the department can be found at: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/accounting-and-finance

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Finance or a related discipline, or should be expected to complete their Ph.D. in the near future. Candidates should be able to pursue their own independent research and publish in high quality international journals and should be able to deliver excellent teaching in both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Candidates working in all areas of finance are welcome although the department is particularly interested in candidates with an asset pricing or investments background.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: All applicants should submit their application online at: https://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk by 12th July 2017. You should submit a cover letter, current CV, three letters of reference, publications, job talk paper (identified as such) and any additional papers, description of courses taught, and teaching ratings.

Posted: 19 Jun 2017