University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School
Positions in Accounting & Finance

The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School is the largest in Scotland and is undertaking a major programme of phased investment to enhance its international standing in research and teaching.

Applications for the following posts are invited within the Accounting & Finance discipline. Successful applicants for the roles will undertake high quality research and publish in high impact journals. There will be opportunities to undertake a range of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision, together with an appropriate administrative load.

ACCOUNTING & FINANCE: Accounting & Finance is a broad-based discipline, with research strengths in finance, management accounting and financial accounting. The discipline was ranked in the 2008 RAE as the top Scottish Accounting & Finance submission and 5th in the UK. 80% of its research activity was judged to be of international quality with 10% rated as world-leading.

For our current recruitment round, we welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates in any area of Accounting or Finance. Positions are available at Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader and Professorial levels in any specialism within the subject areas.

PROFESSORS IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE (002274): Salary Negotiable. The successful applicants will provide academic leadership in the field of Accounting or Finance by undertaking and promote world-class research. You will provide research leadership in one or more of the key fields in Accounting & Finance, and contribute actively to enhancing the research profile and reputation of the Business School. You will make a contribution to teaching and supervision both at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

SENIOR LECTURER/READER (002276)/LECTURER (002277): You will undertake high-quality research and actively contribute to teaching. Applications are welcomed from candidates qualified in any field of Accounting or Finance.

SALARY: The salaries offered will be within the following bands. An increased remuneration package will be payable for some specialist areas.
- Senior Lecturer/Reader: Grade 9 British Pound 46,846 - 57,581
- Lecturer: Grade 7 British Pound 31,948 - 39,257/Grade 8 British Pound 39,257 - 49,689

All candidates are asked to indicate the post and grade for which they are applying.

It is anticipated that interviews for these posts will be held during 20 - 24 August 2012.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Informal enquiries may be raised with: Professor Farhad Noorbakhsh, Head of the Adam Smith Business School (email: Professor Jo Danbolt, Deputy Head of the Adam Smith Business School (email: )


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Closing date: Friday 20th July 2012

The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment. The University of Glasgow is a registered Scottish charity, number SC004401.

Posted 7/3/12