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Lecturer in Finance

Aston Business School

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £37,474 to £51,805 per annum
Grade 8 or Grade 9
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 12 October 2022
Interview Date:  Tuesday 01 November 2022
Reference:  R220600
Release Date:  Monday 12 September 2022

Aston Business School, located in the heart of Birmingham - England’s second largest city - seeks to appoint a highly motivated, ambitious academic with the ability and interest in providing excellence in research, teaching and impact in the field of Finance. The department of Economics, Finance, and Entrepreneurship (EFE) is expanding its Finance offering by expensing the range of Master degrees in Finance. Our degree in Investment Analysis is well established in the Finance ranking tables providing the School with solid reputation in the field. We also offer a successful and attractive undergraduate degree in Finance.

We seek to employ a lecturer in Finance, who is an active researcher, starting from the new academic year (22/23). We are seeking a scholar who will energetically participate in the development of the Finance section in the future, in innovative and high quality teaching and research. You should hold a PhD in a relevant finance related area and have the ability of delivering (i) first class research that combines theoretical sophistication with practical relevance and impact, (ii) an excellent student experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and (iii) generating income through research grants. We would be particularly interested to hear from people with expertise in both teaching and research in Corporate Finance.

By joining the EFE department, you will be part of a group of academics whose research has been published in leading journals, experienced in successfully supervising PhD’s and obtaining research funding. We provide an environment that supports academic excellence, encourages mutual support and team work and nurtures the development of young academics. 

We are dedicated to the expansion of a successful and dynamic academic team in both teaching and research that enhances the School’s reputation

The appointed academic will be expected to supervise PhD students, Masters’ students and students on industrial placements. A teaching qualification is desirable but if you are at an early stage in your career, then we will work with you to ensure you have a teaching qualification and fellowship of Advance HE.

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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

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