Swansea University

Location:Swansea
Salary:£34,804 to £40,322 per annum
Hours:Full Time
Contract Type:Permanent
Placed On:29th October 2020
Closes:29th November 2020
Job Ref:AC04255

Bay Campus

Swansea University is a research-led University that thrives on exploration and discovery, offering a balance of excellent teaching and research.  The University has enjoyed a period of tremendous growth in the last ten years and we achieved 26th position in the UK’s Research Excellence Framework league table in 2014.

In 2015, the School of Management moved to a new custom built facility on the Swansea University new Science and Innovation (Bay) Campus (representing one of the largest ever investments by a UK University in new facilities). The School occupies a beach front £23 million building.  Our Student Experience Strategy is backed by small group teaching, work placements, careers advice, a Student Hub, extended professional services, and greater business engagement – around 250 companies are supporting work placements and student projects in business.

Our Accounting and Finance Department is home to about 30 academics and approximately 1,000 students, with the Hawkes Research Centre and programmes encompassing both accounting and finance subject areas at post-graduate and undergraduate level.   In the most recent Guardian University Guide results, the department has improved to 25th place (out of 101 institutions) from 35th place last year.  We also deliver transnational accounting education in partnership with Huanghuai University, China.

The School of Management building provides outstanding facilities with its own media suite and access to extensive accounting and finance databases e.g. Compustat and CSMAR via WRDS, Thomson Reuters Eikon (incorporating Datastream), S&P Global Market Intelligence (SNL Financials), FAME and Zephyr.  The School is also home to the innovation hubs of some of our industry partners, such as Pfizer, Fujitsu and several spinout companies.

We are looking to appoint an excellent and committed teacher in Accounting, Finance (in particular FinTech, Big Data or Sustainable Finance) or Financial Management to make a positive contribution to the life of the department. 

For further information please contact Sarah Jones, Head of Accounting and Finance Department on (01792) 604711 or by email [email protected]

To apply for the post please click on the link:  https://www.swansea.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/details.php?nPostingId=77018&nPostingTargetId=96834&id=QHUFK026203F3VBQB7VLO8NXD&LG=UK&mask=suext

Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation. Applicants should also attach to the application two separate documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Publication list

Closing date: 11pm on 29th November

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