Lecturer in Accounting (Research and Teaching Track)

Lecturer in Accounting (Research and Teaching Track)

Vacancy Ref: 071213

Salary: Grade, level 7/8, £36,382 – £40,927/£44,706 – £51,799 per annum

The Adam Smith Business School (University of Glasgow) is seeking to appoint three outstanding candidates to posts as Lecturer in Accounting*. We are looking for candidates in all areas of Accounting, but are particularly interested in candidates who offer research or teaching expertise in areas such as:

•        Mainstream financial accounting and reporting or audit (including policy and regulation)

•        Company valuation and financial statements analysis

•        Emerging technologies or data analytics in Accounting Information Systems, Management  Control Systems and audit contexts.

You will be expected to contribute to providing our students with an outstanding learning experience as well as making a significant international quality contribution to research.

These posts are open at Lecturer level on the Research and Teaching track, and we are open to applications indicating part-time working hours. The criteria used for placement of successful candidates on the Lecturer (Grades 7 and 8) scales are those set out in the Job Specification documents, noting that we are a proud signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not journal metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published.

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a commitment to ensuring that they can contribute to the teaching, research and engagement with practice aims of the Adam Smith Business School in an efficient, flexible and dynamic way. We are actively looking to recruit promising candidates who will be nurtured in our research active and well-resourced environment to assist us to achieve our long-term goal to become a top-50 business school worldwide within the next decade.

The Adam Smith Business School is triple accredited, and we are a research-informed and professionally-focused business school. The School has Athena SWAN Bronze status and actively encourages an inclusive culture promoting gender equality and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

More information on DORA is available at: https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/news/newsarchive/2021/4may2021/headline_791029_en.html


* In American/European terms these posts are approximately equivalent to tenure track Assistant Professor (Lecturer).

We welcome applications from candidates with Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent professional and/or teaching experience in a similar or related role.

This position is open ended and full time, however part time working will also be considered.

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Professor Ioannis (Yannis) Tsalavoutas Ioannis.Tsalavoutas@glasgow.ac.uk or Professor Greg Stoner, Greg.Stoner@glasgow.ac.uk

It is expected that presentations and interviews will take place online on 15 and 16 December 2021, respectively.

Visit our website for further information on The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/business/, the Accounting and Finance Subject Group https://www.gla.ac.uk/subjects/accountingfinance/ and the Accounting Research Cluster https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/business/research/centres/accounting/

Apply online at: https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=071213

Closing Date: 22 November 2021

The University of Glasgow is the current Times Higher Education (THE) University of the Year.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.


Application Deadline:
Sunday, Nov 21, 2021
University of Glasgow
College of Social Sciences Adam Smith Business School