Lecturer in Finance - Southampton Business School

Country: United Kingdom;

City: Southampton

Vacancy added: 20.08.2019

Employer: University of Southampton

Resumes due: 20.08.2019


Southampton Business School has an ambitious quality driven strategy, which will see us strengthen our position as a world-class business school in research, education and enterprise.

As part of a world-renowned Top 100 QS ranked Russell Group University with a global reputation for academic excellence, we offer a stimulating, challenging and dynamic working environment for all our staff. The Business School has recently secured AACSB accreditation as well as having AMBA for our MBA and is aiming for EQUIS accreditation within the next 18 months. Our CORMSIS research centre has been ranked within the QS world top 50 for Statistics and Operational Research and ranked 7th in the UK. We are AMBA and AACSB accredited and ranked in the Guardian Top 10 for Business & Management. The Business School’s placements team were 2019 winners of the National Undergraduate Employability Awards. 

We are now seeking to recruit a number of outstanding individuals for a key research and teaching positions in a number of disciplines as outlined below to play a crucial role in the School achieving its vision.

The Banking and Finance Department at Southampton comprises 16 academic members of staff who research on, and teach, a wide range of Finance and Banking topics with an increasing and unique emphasis on digital finance, computational finance and financial risk in the banking industry. We would like to hear from applicants who have a PhD or equivalent qualifications and experience in Finance and/or Banking with research and teaching interests. The department has a thriving undergraduate and postgraduate portfolio, which is built on the research strengths and focus of department staff.

You will have a PhD or equivalent degree/professional qualifications and experience in finance and an established track record of research publications at a minimum ABS 3* level (or equivalent standing), coupled with research grant activity.  You will also demonstrate a strong interest in innovative approaches to teaching and be expected to provide research support (as appropriate) and mentoring to others in the group.

*Applications will also be considered from candidates interested in part time hours of 0.6FTE and above. You will be asked to give details of your preferred working hours at the application stage. For applicants interested in a Part Time role, please note: This role is unlikely to support a Certificate of Sponsorship with a part time salary amount (a Certificate of Sponsorship is required to obtain a Tier 2 visa to work in the UK).

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Simon Wolfe, Professor of Banking and Finance +44 (0)23 8059 3118 or email: ssjw@soton.ac.uk. 



If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1126019TR-R on all correspondence.


We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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