International Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Accounting and Finance

The Department of Accounting and Finance at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) invites applications for International Lecturer (Assistant Professor) positions in Accounting and Finance, to begin by early summer 2019. The Department particularly welcomes applications from candidates whose teaching interests in broad areas of financial and managerial accounting as well as financial statement analysis.

Lancaster University has recently established a joint institute with its highly ranked partner Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU). The campus, called Lancaster University College at Beijing Jiaotong University, is located in Weihai in the Shandong province in China. The post involves direct collaboration with our key strategic partner in China. Key responsibilities will include:

  1. Complementing the internationally-leading research output of the Department;
  2. Undertaking two visits of up to 10 weeks duration annually to teach on the undergraduate programme at the Weihai campus;
  3. Engaging with the administration and day-to-day running of the Department.

Members of academic staff are entitled to paid accommodation in Weihai, travel allowances and medical insurance in accordance with Lancaster University’s International (short term) Assignment policy.

You should have a PhD in Accounting, Finance or related discipline, or are expected to complete their PhD in the near future. You should be able to pursue your own independent research and develop publications in high quality Accounting and Finance journals and should be able to deliver excellent teaching at the undergraduate level.

The Department of Accounting and Finance is one of the largest departments within LUMS – a world-ranked international business school that has consistently ranked among the UK's top ten for nearly two decades with its programs being accredited by all three international business school accreditation bodies: AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. The Department offers an excellent research environment, with a high level of collegiality, generous research budgets, and subscriptions to state-of-the-art databases, a strong seminar series, and a senior visitors program. More information about the Department can be found at:

The International Lecturer in Accounting and Finance will deliver teaching at the Joint Institute in Weihai, China as part of the international strategic partnership between Beijing-Jiaotong University and Lancaster University. Located in the east end of Shandong Province, Weihai is surrounded by the Yellow Sea in the north, east and south with a 986 kilometers (613 miles) coastline in total. It neighbours Yantai in the west and is separated from the Korean Peninsula and Japanese chain islands by the sea in the east. Weihai is located in an undulant hilly area featuring gentle slopes and broad valleys. Apart from the major hilly areas, it has broad areas of littoral and mountain foot plains. More information about LUC@BJTU can be found at:

Applications must contain a cover letter, CV, contact details for at least three referees, a job market paper (for applicants completing their PhD), abstracts for working papers, description of courses taught, and teaching evaluations (where available).

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Greg Pawlina (Head of Department)

Application Deadline:
Monday, Mar 11, 2019
Lancaster University
Accounting and Finance