Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Accounting (2 positions available)

The University of Manchester

Alliance Manchester Business School

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Accounting (2 positions available)


Job reference: HUM-016260

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date: 19/02/2021

Salary: Lecturer £41,526 to £51,034 – Senior Lecturer £52,559 to £62,727, plus market supplement, per annum (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

School/ Directorate: Alliance MBS – Accounting & Finance Division

Hours per week: 1 FTE

Contract Duration: Permanent

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 Accounting. We welcome applications from candidates undertaking research in all areas, although expertise in the areas of auditing or market-based accounting would be considered a plus.

The successful candidate is expected to pursue high quality academic research leading to publications in top journals in the field of accounting; contribute to, develop and deliver excellent teaching in and across the general area of accounting (ability to teach auditing or market-based accounting related courses would be a plus); 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 lecturer position.

The post should be taken up not later than 01 September, 2021.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS FOR LECTURER POSITIONS: The successful candidate must have: a degree; a completed (or close to completion) PhD in Accounting 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 (ability to teach auditing and market-based accounting related courses would be a plus).

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 accounting as evidenced by, for example, publications in world-leading journals; a proven ability to offer high quality and varied teaching within the field of accounting, 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 Accounting group has considerable research strengths in the areas of auditing and accountability, financial reporting, management accounting, and market-based accounting, with faculty publishing in top journals such as Accounting, Organizations and Society, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting Research, and The Accounting Review. At the postgraduate level, the Division offers a wide ranging set of specialist MSc degree programmes in both accounting and finance, 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. Further, it runs a single honours BSc degree in Accounting, which is one of a very select number of degree programmes in the UK supported and endorsed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), and has recently launched a BSc degree in Business Accounting in partnership with PwC, which includes placements and offers a fast track to ICAEW qualification.

ABOUT MANCHESTER: In recent years Manchester has been named the best UK city 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 for the position must upload their job market package on HUM-016260. Documents uploaded in the CV section of the application form link are restricted to 1MB. On the CV upload section there is also an option to upload a Supporting Document, and this is limited to 500kb. If the size limits are insufficient, additional documents can be sent to debbie.toth@manchester.ac.uk with a clear indication of the post you are applying to. Applications must be received by 19 February, 2021.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender, gender expression, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  At Senior Lecturer level, we particularly welcome applications from women, who are currently under-represented at this grade. All appointments will be made on merit.

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: Dr George Voulgaris

Email: georgios.voulgaris@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:


This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.


Application Deadline:
Thursday, Feb 18, 2021
The University of Manchester
Alliance Manchester Business School
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