Professor of Accounting / Finance

Company:University of Sussex

Location:United Kingdom / Brighton

Discipline:Accounting / Finance

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Professor of Accounting / Finance

University of Sussex Business School / Accounting and Finance Department

Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).

Contract: Permanent

Reference:  0781

Salary: The University offers competitive remuneration packages
Closing date: 23 April 2019.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.

Expected Interview date: 16 and 17 May 2019

Job description

The University of Sussex is looking to recruit a full-time faculty member at the Professorial level in the area of Accounting / Finance.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a record of producing world-leading research. The Department values ‘quality over quantity’.

We are looking for an individual with an exciting research agenda that either complements or adds to the interests of our current faculty. The Finance Group has two existing research groups, Business Finance (BF) and Quantitative Finance (QF), which focus on topics such as company finance in both public and private companies, venture capital, derivatives, risk management and FinTech. The Accounting Group has existing expertise in the area of accountability, performance management, governance, accounting in public sector and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), accounting in emerging economies, and public-private-NGO partnerships.

The successful candidate will be an engaged academic who enjoys working in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment and shows enthusiasm for collaborating with colleagues within the department and across disciplines. It is expected that the successful candidate will assume headship of the department within a reasonable period of taking up the post.

Informal enquiries may be made with the Dean of the Business School Prof Steven McGuire ( or the Head of Department of Accounting & Finance Prof Andreas Kaeck (

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