Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Job Description & Qualification

The Accounting and Finance Division at the Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS) of the University of Manchester in the UK is seeking to appoint highly qualified individuals for the position of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor / Associate Professor) in Accounting. We welcome applications from candidates undertaking research in any area of accounting.

The successful candidate is expected to pursue high quality academic research leading to publications in top journals in the field of accounting; contribute to, develop and deliver excellent teaching in and across the general area of accounting; actively engage in the activities of the Division; and supervise graduate students. A significant reduction in teaching/administration work is given for the first years of probation for a lecturer position. The post should be taken up not later than September 2023.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS FOR LECTURER POSITIONS: The successful candidate must have: a degree; a completed (or to be completed prior to commencing employment) PhD in Accounting or a related area; evidence of ability to publish in world-leading journals appropriate to the candidate’s field of research; experience of teaching at university level and/or evidence of high quality presentational skills.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS FOR SENIOR LECTURER POSITIONS: In addition to the above essential requirements for a lecturer, the successful candidate must have: a demonstrated record of research excellence in accounting as evidenced by, for example, publications in world-leading journals; a proven ability to offer high quality and varied teaching within the field of accounting, including at the postgraduate level; evidence of ability to successfully supervise graduate students; ability to provide academic leadership to junior staff and graduate students; ability to collaborate with other colleagues within the Division and the School; ability and willingness to contribute to the administration within the Division and the School.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: The salary for full time and permanent position at lecturer level ranges from £43,414 to £53,353; and at senior lecturer level ranges from £54,949 to £65,578 per annum, depending on relevant experience. The salary also attracts a market supplement.

Application Procedure

Candidates should start the application using this link: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=23702

Documents uploaded in the CV section of the application form link are restricted to 1MB. On the CV upload section there is also an option to upload a Supporting Document, and this is limited to 500kb. If the size limits are insufficient, your job market package/additional documents can be sent to AMBSAccountingjobs@manchester.ac.uk with a clear indication of the post you are applying to.

Applications must be received by 02 December, 2022

About the Organization

Within the Alliance Manchester Business School, the Division of Accounting and Finance is one of the leading, and also one of the largest Accounting and Finance units in Europe and the world, with an outstanding track record of excellence in research and teaching. The Accounting group has considerable research strengths in the areas of auditing and accountability, financial reporting, management accounting, and market-based accounting, with faculty publishing in top journals such as Accounting, Organization and Society, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, and The Accounting Review. At the postgraduate level, the Division offers a wide ranging set of specialist MSc degree programmes in both accounting and finance, as well as contributing to MBA and executive education programmes. At the undergraduate level, the Division makes significant contributions to AMBS’ undergraduate programmes in management and in accounting and finance together with the School of Social Sciences. Furthermore, it runs a single honours BSc degree in Accounting, which is one of a very select number of degree programmes in the UK supported and endorsed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), and has recently launched a BSc degree in Business Accounting in partnership with PwC, which includes placements and offers a fast track to ICAEW qualification.

Additional Information

ABOUT MANCHESTER: In recent years Manchester has been consistently named the best UK city to live in in The Economist’s ‘Global Liveability Index’. The city and surrounding areas offer a vibrant, multi-cultural, and thriving environment to both live and work.

For further enquiries about the position, please contact:
• Professor Edward Lee (Edward.Lee@manchester.ac.uk)
• Professor Sven Modell (Sven.Modell@manchester.ac.uk)

For Additional Questions


Job ID

ID: J12196