The London School of Economics and Political Science
Professor/Reader in Accounting (Ref: 1254138) and Professor/Reader in Accounting and Financial Management (Ref 1256877)

- Reader: Salary scale starts at British Pound 79,695, including market supplement (pay award pending)
- Professor: To be determined by the Director salary scale starts at British Pound 90,941 including market supplement (pay award pending)

Applications are invited for these two posts at Professor or Reader level in the Department of Accounting. The posts can commence as early as 1st September 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter. The Department's research extends across a variety of accounting areas. Achieving balance in the diversity of its scholarship at the senior level is a key objective.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applications are sought from outstanding candidates with a strong track record of teaching and who have acknowledged global standing in their field with influential publications in international journals. You will be expected to uphold the tradition of intellectual diversity in the Department and provide research leadership to a variety of faculty and doctoral students as well as engage in teaching and other departmental administrative responsibilities. The Department wishes to recruit individuals for these two posts who have expertise primarily in quantitative empirical financial accounting research. You will preferably be in the capital markets financial accounting area. Applications from individuals using analytical modelling approaches to accounting research, ideally in combination with empirical work, also will be considered. We particularly welcome candidates who have links to the accounting profession and/or who are professionally qualified.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Further information about the department and its research strengths can be found at:

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: For further information and to apply online please go to: and select "Visit the ONLINE RECRUITMENT SYSTEM web page". Under 'Vacancy Type', select 'Academic' from the drop down menu and click on 'Search'.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 23:59 pm (UK time) on 15th July 2012.

We value diversity and wish to promote equality at all levels.

Posted 6/27/12