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Research Associate in Financial Technology (Fintech)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-15457

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 31/05/2020

Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Humanities

Division: Management Sciences and Marketing (MSM)

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: 1 September 2020 for 3 years

Following a 2.5million donation by Greensill, a leading British FinTech company founded by Lex Greensill, Alliance Manchester Business School at The University of Manchester is looking to appoint a fixed-term Research Associate (PostDocs). The appointment will have an emphasis on Financial Technology and be part of the School’s strategy to strengthen research and teaching on the topic and boost the region’s capacity and capability in Financial Technology (FinTech). The anticipated start date for this faculty position is 1 October, 2020 but is also negotiable based on circumstances.


We seek outstanding candidates with a strong academic background who will be comfortable engaging with the vibrant cross-disciplinary community of FinTech across the School and the University. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate commitment to produce original and innovative scholarly work and publish at top academic journals in their discipline and at the same time be comfortable in a business setting.


The candidate should also be able to work with students in mentoring around the School’s FinTech Lab, design new research projects and help in existing ones. Alliance MBS plans to set up a FinTech research centre and thus the above characteristics and the ones described in the “person specification” section below will be invaluable to this initiative.


As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments will be made on merit.


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 Markos Zachariadis



General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004


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.