Technical Manager (Finance)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Durham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Apr 2023

The Role and Department

Durham University Business School

Dynamic and vibrant, Durham University Business School is one of Durham University's four Faculties and is comprised of four research-intensive departments: Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Management and Marketing. Known for its global reputation, its impact on policy and practice and its strong focus on ethics, responsibility and sustainability, the school aims to be a leading European business school with a strong global presence by 2027. The school currently has circa 200 academic and teaching staff, with plans and resource commitments to grow to 230 by 2027. In addition, 12 funded research centres ( ) blend leading theoretical perspectives with a strong emphasis on impact and engagement with practice, noted in . The school's student population is around 4000, across undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes.

Our vision is to lead business thought and practice to improve global wealth and well-being. Our associated mission is to create, share and use knowledge to deliver equitable and sustainable futures around the world. We pursue this mission by advancing world changing knowledge and securing global impact through increasingly collaborative research across disciplines and around the world.

The Department of Finance

Our department is part of the triple-accredited Business School, home to academics whose research is internationally renowned for intellectual rigour and for the benefits it brings to the society. You will have an opportunity to interact with and supervise our excellent undergraduate and postgraduate students and doctoral researchers. We work closely with business partners around the world, sharing insights, supporting innovation, and educating tomorrow's leaders. More details about our research, teaching, and business connections can be found on our website:

The Department of Finance at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the role of Technical Manager (Finance) . The Technical Manager (Finance) will provide data analysis and management support and will be responsible for building and managing larger data infrastructure available to researchers and educators in the department. Finance is a subject with a major lab-component that requires state of the art expertise in quantitative methods, big data infrastructures, (statistical) programming languages, and high-performance computing. We therefore welcome applications from those with quantitative subject backgrounds such as in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or related fields that are interested in applying their technical knowledge to the financial context. This post is designed to support research and teaching activities across the broad spectrum of finance and offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of internationally excellent research and teaching while allowing you to progress and embed your career in an exciting and progressive institution. While there are opportunities to engage with researchers in the department, this post is intended as a support role to work within the Department of Finance, but not to conduct research in other areas outside of finance.

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