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Senior Lecturer in Accounting/Accounting & Finance

York Management School
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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51,034 - 59,135 a year
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Role Description

Due to continued expansion the York Management School (TYMS) is seeking to appoint outstanding academics at Lecturer and Senior Lecturer level in the accounting discipline. 

What is important is that you are capable of delivering excellent interdisciplinary and impactful research that advances your subject area nationally and internationally and contributes to the School mission which is to become a leading business school for interdisciplinary research. You will be able to deliver accounting modules. Additionally, you will be collegiate and committed to enhancing the student experience through the delivery of an excellent teaching and learning experience for all our undergraduates and postgraduates.


  • To conduct research leading to the production of research outputs and research outcomes and to devise, direct and develop research projects generating external research funding.
  • To generate new research approaches and publish high impact research in quality journals
  • To take responsibility for overseeing, developing and promoting innovative teaching and learning approaches and material
  • To lead the design, development and delivery of a range of academic modules and ensure that design and delivery comply with the quality standards and regulations of the Department and University
  • To supervise, mentor, train and guide the work of staff and research students, as necessary, to maximise the research activity and outputs. This may include the line management of staff and making decisions on the appointment of research staff and students.
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.    

Skills, abilities and competencies

You will have a PhD in relevant subject area; an appropriate academic professional and teaching qualifications or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice; and an outstanding qualities and achievements in scholarship and research at a national and international level. You will also have:

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, and an appropriate level of skill in the use of IT
  • A proven track record in research with high quality journal publications and conference presentations           
  • An extensive track record of teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate and postgraduate level or in a demonstrably similar context      
  • Specific knowledge of subject area that would enable supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students and research staff and the design & development of teaching programmes
  • A commitment to personal development and updating of knowledge and skills      
  • A collaborative ethos, with the ability to provide academic leadership in research area and to lead a research team where appropriate

This is an exciting time to join the York Management School and play a role in a fast-growing department of the University of York whose vision is to be internationally recognised for its academic excellence, distinctiveness, student experience and contribution to the well-being of wider society.

For further information contact

David Kilgour, ( or Keith Anderson ( Joint Heads of Accounting & Finance,

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