Lecturer in Accounting

Updated: about 2 months ago

Faculty of Business & Law (FBL)
£34,304 - £43,434 per annum.
As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.

Coventry University is achieving an unprecedented level of success. Having earned a place in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings’ world top 250, secured 15th spot in the 2020 Guardian league table, and achieved a gold rating in the UK government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), our vision is to continue to enhance our position as a leading provider of innovative education and impactful research both nationally and across the world.

The Faculty of Business and Law is a key part of this dynamic and innovative university group, with excellent links to major national and international organisations and close partnerships with universities around the world. Currently home to around 8,500 students, with 40% international, we are continuing to experience growth and are expanding our international reach, and enterprise activity.

Coventry Business School is made up of 3 Schools:

Economics Finance and Accounting,

Marketing and Management,

Strategy and Leadership.

The Faculty has a very collaborative and supportive ethos which builds a strong community of academics and makes it a place where people want to work. We have made significant investment in staff areas to create a modern working environment which also allows colleagues the freedom to build their own communities.

We strive to be innovative and bold in our delivery and have invested in one of the largest academic trading floors in Europe, a state-of-the-art DigiComm Lab, and a Business Simulation Suite. 

In addition to teaching and research, there are also opportunities for career progression through internationalisation and enterprise tracks. To support these ambitious plans, we are seeking new talent to join our expanding team.

If you share our values and ambition and want to be part of this vibrant academic community, we look forward to hearing from you.

Role Purpose:

All role holders will have a growing reputation in a combination of teaching and/or scholarship and/or research and/or enterprise, a good understanding of resource management and administration in their own area. Typically, roles will incorporate at least two areas of focus. Role holders will contribute to income generation and the continual enhancement of the activity, knowledge and values required for internationalising HE.

Person Specification:

PhD in Accounting or relevant subject

Some teaching experience at higher education level with evidence of successful student learning outcomes

Experience of working on research/scholarly projects or contracts, supported by evidence of contribution to appropriate output.

Excellent interpersonal skills


Please note CV's not accepted – Applicants must complete our online application form.

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