Professor in Accounting

Company:University of Sussex

Location:United Kingdom / Brighton


Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Professor in Accounting

Ref 20961

School/department: University of Sussex Business School, Department of Accounting and Finance
Hours: Full time
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 20961
Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience and prior performance
Placed on: 19 October 2023
Closing date: 09 December 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 12 January 2024
Expected start date: April 2024

Job description

The Department of Accounting and Finance is looking to hire a full-time, permanent faculty member at the Professor level in the area of Accounting. We are looking for an individual with an exciting research agenda and evidence of publication potential in the top journals in Accounting. A specialism in any of the following areas would be desirable, but not essential: sustainable accounting, financial management, and advanced financial reporting.

The Department of Accounting and Finance follows research-led teaching and has a great Accounting related programme portfolio that includes the BSc in Accounting and Finance, MSc in Accounting and Finance; MSc in Sustainable Finance and Accounting.

We invite applications from researchers that demonstrate enthusiasm to contribute to our Department’s research culture, through publications in leading journals and research leadership, and to our taught programmes.

For details of the members of the Accounting and Finance Department see:

Please contact Prof. Radu Tunaru ( ) or the Dean of the Business School Prof Steven McGuire ( for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy, Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download Job Description and further specification 20691 [PDF 190.15KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK.

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How to apply

If you wish to apply for the role you should submit a short, up to two-page, letter of application plus a summary CV (no more than 4 sides) outlining the key facts and information about yourself, what you will bring to the role and why you are the right person for it.

Please also include the details of three referees you would be happy for us to contact should you be shortlisted for interview.

Please also complete and submit our Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOCX 65.11KB]

Your expression of interest should be sent to: Emma Macfarlane (

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