Professor in Accounting

Company:University of Bradford

Location:United Kingdom / Bradford

Discipline:Accounting

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2023-02-23

Professor in Accounting

Faculty of Mgmt, Law and Social Sciences

School of Management

Salary: Competitve Dependent upon Experience
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Thursday 23 March 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: HR0142625

With over 50 years of academic excellence and having been named the UK’s University of the Year for Social Inclusion 2020 by The Times and Sunday Times, the University of Bradford has continued to grow its international reputation and innovative course provision. With over 10,000 students, the University is pioneering in developing new course subjects, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, students, communities and society.

The School of Management is a leader in business education, research and knowledge transfer with more than 50 years' experience of pushing the boundaries, regionally, nationally and internationally. As a recognition of its outstanding achievements in UK Higher Education, the School of Management was awarded the Times Higher Education Business School of the Year 2021.  The School of Management is also part of an elite group of Business Schools worldwide possessing triple-crown accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. We also perform well in the Financial Times (FT) rankings  and continue to build on our research strengths following a strong performance in REF 2021.

Over the last few years, the School of Management has embarked on a period of positive change, growth, and investment, providing a rare opportunity to shape our vision and nurture new talent within the School.  You will be contributing to high-quality management education and research, tailored to meet the needs of evolving business landscape and shape the world we live in.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who can join us as a Professor in Accounting and make significant contributions to the implementation of our research, leadership, learning and teaching, and business and community engagement strategy.

You will need to have a PhD in Accounting or relevant area and will be joining the Accounting, Finance and Economics (AFE) Department within the School of Management. You will contribute to the Department’s continuing success through quality research output, delivering an excellent learning and teaching experience to our students, and taking on strategic leadership roles during the tenure of your employment. Along with your teaching responsibilities, you will need to maintain an excellent research track record of publishing high quality (3/4*) research papers in refereed journals and the capacity and track record to capture and manage research grants to support the School of Management’s reputation. You will also be expected to contribute to the distance learning degree programmes at the School of Management.

For informal enquiries about the above position, please contact Prof. Saeed Akbar, Head of Accounting, Finance and Economics Department at s.akbar10@bradford.ac.uk or Prof. Uthayasankar Sivarajah, Head of the University of Bradford School of Management at u.sivarajah@bradford.ac.uk.

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