Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Finance – 1059-23

Lancaster University

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£45,585 to £54,395

Closing Date:  

Friday 15 December 2023

Interview Date:  

Thursday 18 January 2024



 The Department of Accounting and Finance at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) invites applications for Lecturer (Assistant Professor) position in Finance, to begin in August 2024. The Department welcomes applications in the areas of asset pricing and financial markets, with an investment focus. Significant reductions in teaching duties over the first years will apply. 


You should have a Ph.D. in Finance or a related discipline or should be expected to complete their Ph.D. in the near future. You should be able to pursue your own independent research and develop publications in top and high quality finance journals and should be able to deliver excellent teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The position carries a typical total salary package of up to £60,000 per annum. In exceptional circumstances, it may be possible to offer an additional supplement. Any such supplement will be awarded on the basis of a demonstrable record of exceptional achievement and is entirely at the discretion of the University.


The Department of Accounting and Finance is one of the largest departments within LUMS – a world-ranked international business school. The Department offers an excellent research environment, with a high level of collegiality, generous research budgets, subscriptions to state-of-the-art databases, a strong seminar series, and a senior visitors program. More information about the Department can be found at: https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/our-departments/accounting-and-finance/


You should submit your application online at: https://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/ by December 15, 2023.  Job packets must contain a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference, job market paper (identified as such) and any additional papers. Reference letters for new PhDs must be submitted directly to [email protected] with the title “Reference Letter for [Name of Applicant]” by December 15, 2023. The recruitment committee will be conducting first-round online interviews in January 2024, followed by campus visits by shortlisted candidates. 

 For an informal discussion please contact Professor Sandra Nolte (Head of Department) [email protected] or Professor Greg Pawlina [email protected]

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