Lecturer in Accounting

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: Salford, ENGLAND
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 02 Jan 2020

This is an exciting time to join Salford. The University has a growing student population of over 21,000, and is investing in developing new student and staff facilities. The University is pursuing a strategic plan which emphasizes industry collaboration and ‘real world’ objectives: education for employment, research for the real world and exceptional partnership with business. The University’s vision is that by pioneering exceptional industry partnerships we will lead the way in real world experiences preparing student for life.

Salford Business School plays a central role in delivering this strategy and its clearly articulated aim is to be: An industry focused business school, with a global outlook, known for exceptional applied knowledge creation and exchange. It is Salford Business School’s mission to be an integral part of this partnership-led University, to contribute to all four of the industry collaboration zones, and to play a major role in the Greater Manchester city region and beyond (both nationally and internationally).

In support of this agenda, Salford Business School is now seeking to recruit more full-time academic staff members, and this role is part of a major development programme within the School.
The Accounting, Finance and Economics Subject Group is industry engaged and research active. The Subject Group works with industry through Knowledge Transfer Partnerships as well as supporting organisational change implementation and economic decisions with business advice and informal guidance. We emphasise the importance of drawing upon all of these activities in our teaching practice in innovative ways that makes the learning experience of our students both exciting and valuable.

This role is to deliver high quality education in Accounting. This could include delivering to apprenticeship, undergraduate or postgraduate students .A key aspect of this role will be to engage with our industry partners to ensure that we continue to evolve and deliver a relevant curriculum that aligns closely with the University’s industry collaboration strategy.

Candidates offering expertise in Advanced Financial Reporting and Taxation are particularly encouraged to apply.

For further information, please contact: Kathy Maguire, Director of Law, Economics, Accounting and Finance.

All appointments will be made on merit, and as an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

In recognition of our commitment to create a diverse team that draws from our widest talent pool we would particularly encourage applications from groups who are currently under-represented at this level, which in this case is our female applicants.

All of us are made of many identities and passions – it makes us who we are, we are proud parents and passionate performers, we’re innovative engineers and network reformers, we’re local, we’re global and all different races, many cultures, many faiths and from many places. We have different genders, we’re proud to be LGBT, we’re younger and older and focus on ability, we’re agile, we’re balanced, we make sure we rest, we’re supported to work the way we’ll do our best. We’re academics, students and colleagues from near and afar, we’re a community of many things – it makes us who we are. #UoSEquality

Please note that this vacancy will close at 23:59 pm on 02/01/2020.

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