The Accounting and Finance Division at AMBS is seeking to appoint highly qualified individuals for two positions of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor) in Finance. Candidates undertaking research in all areas of finance are welcomed.
The successful candidates are expected to pursue high quality academic research leading to publications in top journals in the field of finance; contribute to, develop and deliver excellent teaching in and across the general area of finance; 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 the 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 close to completion) PhD in Finance or a related area prior to commencing employment; 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 finance as evidenced by, for example, publications in world-leading journals; a proven ability to offer high quality and varied teaching within the fields of finance, including at the postgraduate level; evidence of ability to successfully supervise graduate students; ability to provide academic leadership to junior staff and graduate students, and 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.
ABOUT THE DIVISION OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE: Within AMBS, 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 Finance group has considerable research strengths in the areas of theoretical and empirical asset pricing, financial econometrics, and corporate finance, with faculty publishing in top journals such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Monetary Economics, and Management Science. At the postgraduate level the division offers a wide range of specialist MSc programmes 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.
ABOUT MANCHESTER: Recently, Manchester has been named one of the best UK cities 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.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates should start the application using the link below. The whole job market package, including CV, job market paper, references, and any other relevant document can be sent to AMBSFinancejobs@manchester.ac.uk with a clear indication in the email subject of your name and the post you are applying to. Applications must be received by 20 November, 2022.
We plan to have the interviews via zoom in the second half of December.
As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments will be made on merit.
Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here
Blended working arrangements may be considered.
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Professor Maria Marchica
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.